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There are 9 ways to get from De Montfort University to Paris by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  4h 41m

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

161€ - 429€

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Bus  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Leicester City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station Uk005
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy

57€ - 59€

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 4m

  1. Drive from De Montfort University to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Paris

214€ - 242€

Drive, car ferry  •  8h

  1. Drive from De Montfort University to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Paris

138€ - 247€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

108€ - 518€

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Kettering
  2. Take the train from Kettering to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

101€ - 410€

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 29m

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

105€ - 294€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London 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

102€ - 448€

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Nuneaton
  2. Take the train from Nuneaton to Crewe
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG

108€ - 482€

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The cheapest way to get from De Montfort University to Paris is to bus which costs £48 - £51 and takes 12h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from De Montfort University to Paris is to train which costs £130 - £370 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from De Montfort University to Paris. However, there are services departing from Leicester City Centre and arriving at Paris Bercy via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from De Montfort University to Paris. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Paris Nord via London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 41m.

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The distance between De Montfort University and Paris is 486 km.

The best way to get from De Montfort University to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4h 41m and costs £130 - £370.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from De Montfort University to Paris, including transfers.

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De Montfort University to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Leicester City Centre station.

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De Montfort University to Paris train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Leicester station.

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The best way to get from De Montfort University to Paris is to train which takes 4h 41m and costs £130 - £370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £48 - £51 and takes 12h 19m.

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  • Distance: 486 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between De Montfort University, England and Paris, France?

You can take a train from De Montfort University to Paris via Leicester, London St Pancras International, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 4h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from De Montfort University to Paris Bercy via Leicester City Centre, London Victoria Coach Station, and London Victoria in around 12h 19m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 170€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 170€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 290€
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
25€ - 50€
Off-Peak Single
45€ - 70€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
55€ - 80€
Train from Leicester to Kettering
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 26€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
7€ - 22€
Off-Peak Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
17€ - 26€
Train from Kettering to Luton
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
11€ - 27€
Off-Peak Single
19€ - 28€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
25€ - 40€
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
50€ - 65€
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€
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
35€ - 45€
Anytime Day 1st Class
90€ - 130€
Train from Kettering to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
35€ - 45€
Anytime Day 1st Class
90€ - 140€
Train from Leicester to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 110€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
25€ - 31€
Anytime Day 1st Class
75€ - 110€
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 31€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
7€ - 10€
Anytime Day Single
26€ - 31€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leicester City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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De Montfort University to Paris bus services, operated by Traveleuro Tours & Travels, arrive at Paris Bercy station.

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De Montfort University to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Air France and KLM offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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