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There are 12 ways to get from France to England by train, bus, rideshare, car, car ferry, car train, plane or subway

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 30 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$78 - $246

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Bus  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus

$33 - $56

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Rideshare  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to London 214.7 miles

$41 - $43

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to London

$54 - $139

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 35 min

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

$224 - $250

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, subway  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Charing Cross station

$90 - $296

Train to Paris Orly, fly to London City, subway  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame to Antony
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY
  3. Take the subway from Canning Town station to Westminster station

$103 - $1,422

Fly Paris CDG to Bristol  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bristol (BRS) CDG - BRS

$84 - $264

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX

$60 - $272

Fly Paris CDG to Manchester  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Manchester (MAN) CDG - MAN

$60 - $230

Fly Nantes to London Gatwick  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Gatwick (LGW) NTE - LGW

$54 - $211

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to London City  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from St Avold to Metz Ville
  2. Take the train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to London City (LCY) LUX - LCY

$75 - $295

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from France to England is to rideshare which costs 36€ - 38€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from France to England is to train which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to England. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross via Paris City Centre - Bercy and Victoria, Eccleston Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 2 min.

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The distance between France and England is 646 km.

The best way to get from France to England without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs 65€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from France to England, including transfers.

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France to England bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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The best way to get from France to England is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs 65€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 11 h 2 min, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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France to England bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from France to England.
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  • Distance: 403.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between France and England?

Eurostar operates a train from Paris to London hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $240 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to London every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington station to Charing Cross station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town station to Westminster station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St Avold to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Gare de Metz-Ville to Gare de Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Metz-Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $43
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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England is 1 h behind France. It is currently 11:23 PM in France and 10:23 PM in England.

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

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There are 300+ hotels available in England. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between France and England. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40 min and costs 10€.

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