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There are 7 ways to get from Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station by train, car, car train, car ferry, 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  •  2h 26m

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

£100 - £300

Cheapest option

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 42m

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

£52 - £229

5 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 40m

  1. Drive from Gare du Nord to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London Kings Cross Station

£167 - £185

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 48m

  1. Drive from Gare du Nord to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London Kings Cross Station

£57 - £83

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow  •  4h 58m

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

£55 - £197

Fly Paris CDG to London City  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London City (LCY) CDG - LCY

£100 - £400

Train to Paris Le Bourget Apt, fly to London City, subway  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Villiers Le Bel Gonesse Arnouville
  2. Fly from Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) to London City (LCY) LBG - LCY
  3. Take the subway from Bank station to King's Cross St. Pancras station

£56 - £562

Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station by train

The train journey time between Gare du Nord and London Kings Cross Station is around 2h 25m and covers a distance of around 282 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 20m. Operated by Eurostar, the Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station train service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in London St Pancras Eurostar. Typically 20 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 25m
Fastest train time:
2h 20m
Train distance:
282 miles
Trains per week:
20
Cheapest price:
£100
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:11
Last train departs at:
17:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station train schedules

France → United Kingdom
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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London Kings Cross Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London Kings Cross Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in London Kings Cross Station is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station is to drive and car ferry which costs €65 - €100 and takes 5h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station is to train. Taking this option will cost €110 - €350 and takes 2h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Gare du Nord and London Kings Cross Station is 215 miles.

The best way to get from Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs €110 - €350.

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The train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar takes 2h 26m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs €110 - €350. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €60 - €230 and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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London Kings Cross Station is 1h behind Gare du Nord. It is currently 9:33 AM in Gare du Nord and 8:33 AM in London Kings Cross Station.

Map of how to get from Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station.
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  • Distance: 214.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Gare du Nord, Île-de-France, France and London Kings Cross Station, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar twice daily. Tickets cost £100 - £300 and the journey takes 2h 26m. Alternatively, Air France and British Airways fly from Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station 5 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £430
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £950
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Paris Le Bourget Apt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£24 - £85
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Paris Nord to Villiers Le Bel Gonesse Arnouville
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Transilien
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
Ferry operators

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Gare du Nord to London Kings Cross Station train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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

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