There are 10 ways to get from Brighton to Paris by train, car ferry, bus, car, car train 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 14 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$99 - $272

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Bus  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$26 - $37

8 alternative options

Carferry, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  2. Take the train from Dieppe to Rouen-Rive-Droite
  3. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare Ic

$65 - $156

Carferry, drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe LD Lines
  2. Drive from Dieppe to Paris

$43 - $123

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 47 min

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

$228 - $257

Fly London Gatwick to Paris CDG  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

$55 - $204

Train to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 14 min

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

$134 - $1,460

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$120 - $341

Train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Paris CDG (CDG) SOU - CDG

$98 - $382

Train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

$91 - $232

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Paris. However, there are services departing from Brighton, Preston Circus and arriving at Paris Centre - Bercy via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Paris. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Paris Nord Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Paris is 177 miles.

The best way to get from Brighton to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Brighton to Paris, including transfers.

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Brighton to Paris bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton, Preston Circus station.

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Brighton to Paris train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Paris is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 13 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 24 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Paris.
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  • Distance: 176.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Paris via London St Pancras International LL and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Paris via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 12 h 13 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Dieppe to Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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 Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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More Questions & Answers

Paris is 1 h ahead of Brighton. It is currently 1:34 PM in Brighton and 2:34 PM in Paris.

Brighton to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 4974+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

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