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There are 5 ways to get from City of Leeds to Paris by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly  •  2h 29m

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Paris CDG (CDG) LBA - CDG

110€ - 338€

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Train  •  5h 36m

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

138€ - 584€

Train, bus  •  13h 54m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy

146€ - 306€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 26m

  1. Drive from City of Leeds to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Paris

229€ - 264€

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 21m

  1. Drive from City of Leeds to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Paris

152€ - 269€

City of Leeds to Paris by train

The train journey time between City of Leeds and Paris is around 5h 17m and covers a distance of around 748 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 2m. Operated by LNER and Eurostar, the City of Leeds to Paris train service departs from Leeds and arrives in Paris Nord. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 17m
Fastest train time:
5h 2m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
138€
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:05
Last train departs at:
14:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

City of Leeds to Paris train schedules

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  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
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  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
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Domestic travel is restricted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from France.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from City of Leeds to Paris is to fly which costs £90 - £290 and takes 2h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from City of Leeds to Paris is to fly which costs £90 - £290 and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from City of Leeds to Paris. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Paris Nord via London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 36m.

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The distance between City of Leeds and Paris is 613 km.

The best way to get from City of Leeds to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5h 36m and costs £110 - £500.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from City of Leeds to Paris, including transfers.

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City of Leeds to Paris train services, operated by LNER, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from City of Leeds to Paris is to fly which takes 2h 29m and costs £90 - £290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £110 - £500 and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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City of Leeds to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Map of how to get from City of Leeds to Paris.
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  • Distance: 612.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 29m

What companies run services between City of Leeds, England and Paris, France?

Jet2.com, Aer Lingus and two other airlines fly from City of Leeds to Paris 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from City of Leeds to Paris via London Kings Cross and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 5h 36m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 300€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 240€
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
28€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
100€ - 150€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
160€ - 240€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
10€ - 26€
Off-Peak Single
18€ - 26€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
23€ - 35€
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
40€ - 70€
Off-Peak Single
75€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
85€ - 130€
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
80€ - 100€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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 Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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Jet2.com, Aer Lingus, KLM and Air France offer flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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The best way to get from City of Leeds to Leeds Bradford Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £21 - £26.

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