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There are 12 ways to get from France to London by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3h 8m

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

$77 - $242

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 34m

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

$31 - $42

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Rideshare  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to London 214.7 miles

$41 - $43

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 31m

  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  •  4h 34m

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

$222 - $247

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR

$88 - $292

Train to Paris Orly, fly to London City  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame to Antony
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY

$101 - $1,419

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW

$57 - $207

Fly Paris CDG to London Luton, train  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$66 - $202

Fly Lyon to London Heathrow  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Heathrow (LHR) LYS - LHR

$99 - $279

Fly Nantes to London Gatwick  •  4h 12m

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

$52 - $207

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to London City  •  5h 58m

  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

$86 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from France to London is to bus which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 10h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from France to London is to train which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to London. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at London via Paris City Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from France to London. However, there are services departing from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between France and London is 565 km.

The best way to get from France to London without a car is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs 65€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from France to London, including transfers.

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

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France to London train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from France to London is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs 65€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 10h 34m, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 4h 15m.

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Map of how to get from France to London.
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  • Distance: 352.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between France and London, England?

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

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Luxembourg to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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
32m
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
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
9h 15m
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
3h
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
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $43
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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London is 1h behind France. It is currently 12:13 AM in France and 11:13 PM in London.

France to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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

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There are 9115+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between France and London. 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 40m and costs 10€.

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