There are 11 ways to get from Cambridge 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$98 - $272

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Westminster Pier 010
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700 / ...

$28 - $65

9 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 6 min

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

$227 - $257

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 27 min

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

$84 - $133

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$90 - $290

Train to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$134 - $1,461

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

$79 - $220

Train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

$67 - $204

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Paris CDG (CDG) SOU - CDG

$113 - $360

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

$142 - $366

Train, train to Southend, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Paris CDG (CDG) SEN - CDG

$83 - $261

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Paris is to bus which costs £21 - £55 and takes 11 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Paris is to train which costs £75 - £220 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Paris is 252 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Cambridge to Paris, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Paris. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Paris, Paris via Westminster, Parliament Square and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Paris. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Paris Nord Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Paris.
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  • Distance: 252.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Paris via London Kings Cross and London St. Pancras International in around 3 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Paris via Westminster Pier, Westminster, Parliament Square, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 11 h 10 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
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
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Southend to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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