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There are 11 ways to get from Basingstoke to Paris by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$94 - $270

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Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Basingstoke to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$26 - $37

9 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$230 - $261

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$86 - $134

Train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Paris CDG (CDG) SOU - CDG

$73 - $329

Train to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$128 - $1,455

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$86 - $322

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

$72 - $217

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

$114 - $316

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

$86 - $233

Train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

$132 - $385

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The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Paris is to bus which costs £19 - £29 and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Basingstoke to Paris is to train and fly which costs £55 - £260 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basingstoke to Paris. However, there are services departing from Basingstoke and arriving at Paris Centre - Bercy via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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The distance between Basingstoke and Paris is 227 miles.

The best way to get from Basingstoke to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs £70 - £210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Basingstoke to Paris, including transfers.

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Basingstoke to Paris bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Basingstoke station.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to Paris is to train which takes 4 h 28 min and costs £70 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £29 and takes 12 h.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Basingstoke to Paris bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Paris Centre - Bercy station.

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Map of how to get from Basingstoke to Paris.
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  • Distance: 226.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between Basingstoke, England and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Basingstoke to Paris via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basingstoke to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 12 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Basingstoke to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Basingstoke to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Basingstoke to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Basingstoke to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Basingstoke to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Paris is 1 h ahead of Basingstoke. It is currently 3:22 PM in Basingstoke and 4:22 PM in Paris.

Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 5065+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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