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France is easy to reach by train, plane and boat – and for 2020, more flights than ever are planned. Plus, there are some great, green initiatives.

New Flights to France in 2020


London Stansted – Bergerac, from 23/05/2020 until 19/09/2020, summer only

London Stansted – La Rochelle, from 23/05/2020 until 19/09/2020, summer only

Birmingham – Nice, from 09/03/2020 until 30/10/2020, all year

East Midlands – Grenoble-Alpes-Isère, from December 2019 to April 2020

Jet2 flights to France from UK: www.jet2.com/en/flights/france/


Bristol – Lyon, from 12/12/2019 until 28/03/2020, winter only

Easyjet flights to France from UK: www.easyjet.com/en/cheap-flights/france

TUI Airways:

London Gatwick – Chambéry, winter only

Bristol – Toulouse, from 29/12/2019 to 08/03/2020, winter only

TUI flights to France from UK: https://www.tuifly.fr/en/destinations/france


Dublin – Marseille, summer only, five per week

Dublin – Toulouse, summer only, daily

Bristol – Grenoble-Alpes-Isère, from December 2019 to April 2020

Ryan Air flights to France from UK: www.ryanair.com/flights/gb/en/flights-to-france

Air France:

Cork Airport – Paris-Charles de Gaulle, addition of a new early morning flight from Cork and a late evening service from Paris, complement the existing daily schedule, from April to October 2020.

Air France flights to France from UK: www.airfrance.co.uk

Brittany Ferries new green ship

Named after the picturesque port on the Seine estuary, the Honfleur will arrive in the spring of 2020 and serve Brittany Ferries’ most popular route from Portsmouth to Caen-Ouistreham. This LNG-powered ship will carry up to 1,680 passengers, has 261 cabins, two cinemas, several restaurants, passenger lounges and boutique shopping. Honfleur is the future of sustainable ferry transport and will soon be the greenest vessel regularly operating on the English Channel. Details: www.destinationhonfleur.com/en

Air France Horizon 2030: offsetting all domestic flights

Air France says it will proactively offset 100% of CO2 emissions from domestic flights starting in 2020 as part of its environmental objectives. Labelled ‘Air France Horizon

2030’, the airline’s sustainability roadmap will see it voluntarily offset emissions on all flights within mainland France starting on 1st January, through participation in environmental projects. According to Air France, this represents an average of over 450 flights per day and in excess of 57,000 customers. Details: corporate.airfrance.com/en

Discover more about France at uk.france.fr/en and www.thegoodlifefrance.com