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There are 9 ways to get from Broadstairs to Gare du Nord by train, car ferry, car train, car 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  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Broadstairs to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil

€158 - €430

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Car ferry, drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Gare du Nord

€55 - €86

7 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Ter

€139 - €214

Eurotunnel, drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Gare du Nord

€190 - €207

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Broadstairs to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

€109 - €330

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Broadstairs to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

€113 - €307

Train to London City, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Broadstairs to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris CDG (CDG) LCY - CDG

€155 - €478

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris Orly  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Broadstairs to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris Orly (ORY) LGW - ORY

€126 - €233

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Broadstairs to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

€167 - €447

Broadstairs to Gare du Nord by train

The train journey time between Broadstairs and Gare du Nord is around 4h 1m and covers a distance of around 592 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 46m. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service and Eurostar, the Broadstairs to Gare du Nord train service departs from Broadstairs and arrives in Paris Nord. Typically 23 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 1m
Fastest train time:
3h 46m
Train distance:
592 km
Trains per week:
23
Cheapest price:
€158
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:54
Last train departs at:
15:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Broadstairs to Gare du Nord train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gare du Nord is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gare du Nord is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gare du Nord is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Broadstairs to Gare du Nord is to car ferry and drive which costs £45 - £75 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Broadstairs to Gare du Nord is to Eurotunnel and drive which costs £160 - £180 and takes 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Broadstairs to Gare du Nord. However, there are services departing from Broadstairs and arriving at Paris Nord via London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between Broadstairs and Gare du Nord is 283 km.

The best way to get from Broadstairs to Gare du Nord without a car is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs £130 - £370.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Broadstairs to Gare du Nord, including transfers.

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Broadstairs to Gare du Nord train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Broadstairs station.

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

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Gare du Nord is 1h ahead of Broadstairs. It is currently 11:32 PM in Broadstairs and 12:32 AM in Gare du Nord.

Broadstairs to Gare du Nord train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Map of how to get from Broadstairs to Gare du Nord.
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  • Distance: 283.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Broadstairs, England and Gare du Nord, Île-de-France, France?

You can take a train from Broadstairs to Gare du Nord via St Pancras International and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 4h 42m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Manchester, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€200 - €7500
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Belfast City, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€200 - €7500
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €210
Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Broadstairs to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
€45 - €70
1st Class
€55 - €80
Train from Broadstairs to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
€45 - €65
1st Class
€50 - €80
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€35 - €50
Rail 1st Class
€45 - €70
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€9 - €13
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €55
Ferry operators

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Air France and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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