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There are 11 ways to get from Essex to Reims by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Reims Tgv

167€ - 443€

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Train, bus  •  14h 34m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to Reims

48€ - 64€

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Train via Lille  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Champagne-Ardenne Tgv

164€ - 449€

Train, bus via Lille  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Witham (Essex) to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the bus from Lille, Europe to Reims 530

126€ - 414€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Essex to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Reims

191€ - 213€

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 47m

  1. Drive from Essex to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Reims

52€ - 121€

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Champagne-Ardenne

95€ - 301€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG
  4. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Champagne-Ardenne

93€ - 259€

Train to London City, fly to Luxembourg, train  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Luxembourg (LUX) LCY - LUX
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Champagne-Ardenne

110€ - 309€

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Champagne-Ardenne

152€ - 340€

Train to London Stansted, fly to Luxembourg, train  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Luxembourg (LUX) STN - LUX
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Champagne-Ardenne

64€ - 186€

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The cheapest way to get from Essex to Reims is to train and bus which costs £40 - £60 and takes 14h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Essex to Reims is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £170 - £200 and takes 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Reims. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Reims via Stratford International, Ebbsfleet International Eurostar and Paris l'Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 17m.

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The distance between Essex and Reims is 375 km.

The best way to get from Essex to Reims without a car is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs £150 - £410.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Essex to Reims, including transfers.

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Essex to Reims train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley 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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Reims is 1h ahead of Essex. It is currently 2:19 AM in Essex and 3:19 AM in Reims.

Essex to Reims train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Reims station.

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Map of how to get from Essex to Reims.
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  • Distance: 375.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between Essex, England and Reims, France?

You can take a train from Essex to Reims via Stratford (London), Stratford International, Ebbsfleet International Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Paris l'Est in around 6h 17m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 600€
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 600€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 240€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 260€
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from White Notley to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from White Notley to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 29€
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Witham (Essex) to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ebbsfleet International Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
110€ - 140€
Standard Premier
150€ - 200€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
85€ - 110€
Standard Premier
130€ - 170€
Train from Ebbsfleet International Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
80€ - 100€
Standard Premier
120€ - 160€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Reims
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Train from Lille Europe to Champagne-Ardenne
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Champagne-Ardenne
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 39€
1st Class
29€ - 34€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Champagne-Ardenne
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 90€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
75€ - 90€
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
145€
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
14€ - 17€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille, Europe to Reims
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to Reims
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Calais
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 50€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
26€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
5€
2-bed inside cabin
35€ - 50€

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

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There are 134+ hotels available in Reims. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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