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There are 9 ways to get from Christchurch to The Louvre by train, bus, car, car ferry, 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  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Christchurch to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the train from Christchurch to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris 700

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 10m

  1. Drive from Christchurch to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to The Louvre

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 4m

  1. Drive from Christchurch to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to The Louvre

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 41m

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

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 43m

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

Train, train to Bristol, fly  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Christchurch to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Christchurch to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

Christchurch to The Louvre by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Christchurch and The Louvre is around 6h 4m and covers a distance of around 626 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 35m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 56m. Services are operated by South Western Railway, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others. Typically 34 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 29m
Layover time:
1h 35m
Total time:
6h 4m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 56m
Journey distance:
626 km
Services per week:
34
Cheapest price:
€169
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:20
Last service departs at:
22:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Christchurch to The Louvre train, subway and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Christchurch to The Louvre is to bus which costs £45 - £55 and takes 13h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Christchurch to The Louvre is to train which costs £140 - £400 and takes 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Christchurch to The Louvre. However, there are services departing from Christchurch and arriving at Chatelet Les Halles via Waterloo station, Euston Square station, London St Pancras Eurostar and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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It is approximately 362 km to get from Christchurch to The Louvre.

The best way to get from Christchurch to The Louvre without a car is to train which takes 5h 46m and costs £140 - £400.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Christchurch to The Louvre, including transfers.

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Christchurch to The Louvre train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Christchurch station.

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The best way to get from Christchurch to The Louvre is to train which takes 5h 46m and costs £140 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £55 and takes 13h 58m.

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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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The Louvre is 1h ahead of Christchurch. It is currently 5:32 PM in Christchurch and 6:32 PM in The Louvre.

Map of how to get from Christchurch to The Louvre.
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  • Distance: 361.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Christchurch, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, England and The Louvre, France?

You can take a train from Christchurch to The Louvre via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, Euston Square station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Chatelet Les Halles in around 5h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Christchurch to The Louvre via Bournemouth, Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd, London Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria, Gare De Bercy, and Pont Des Arts - Quai De Conti in around 13h 58m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €280
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Christchurch to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€50 - €70
Anytime Day 1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Christchurch to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €100
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€50 - €70
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €100
Train from Christchurch to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€13 - €17
Anytime Day 1st Class
€22 - €26
Train from Christchurch to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€15 - €20
Anytime Day 1st Class
€25 - €30
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
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€30 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€55 - €80
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
National Express
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
dfds.co.uk

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Christchurch to The Louvre train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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

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