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There are 6 ways to get from Gare du Nord to London Zoo 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 48m

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

Cheapest option

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow  •  4h 54m

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

4 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 46m

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

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 53m

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

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train, subway  •  5h

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  3. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Camden Town station

Train to Paris Le Bourget Apt, fly to London City, subway  •  5h 40m

  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 Camden Town station

Gare du Nord to London Zoo by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Gare du Nord and London Zoo is around 2h 32m and covers a distance of around 284 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 25m. Operated by Eurostar and London Underground (Tube), the Gare du Nord to London Zoo service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in London Zoo. Typically 36 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 27m
Layover time:
4 min
Total time:
2h 32m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 25m
Journey distance:
284 miles
Services per week:
36
Cheapest price:
£102
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:13
Last service departs at:
21:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare du Nord to London Zoo train, subway and walk schedules

France → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Georgia, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mayotte, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Réunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from France

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Falkland Islands, Finland, Germany, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Norway, Pitcairn, Romania, Saint Helena, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Falkland Islands, Finland, Germany, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Norway, Pitcairn, Romania, Saint Helena, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, India, Monaco, San Marino, United Arab Emirates, United States and Vatican
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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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 Zoo is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London Zoo is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in London Zoo 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: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to London Zoo is to drive and car ferry which costs €65 - €100 and takes 5h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare du Nord to London Zoo is to train which costs €110 - €350 and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare du Nord to London Zoo station. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Camden Town station via King's Cross St. Pancras station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

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The distance between Gare du Nord and London Zoo is 216 miles.

The best way to get from Gare du Nord to London Zoo without a car is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs €110 - €350.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Gare du Nord to London Zoo, including transfers.

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Gare du Nord to London Zoo 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 Zoo is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs €110 - €350. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €45 - €250 and takes 4h 54m.

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

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Map of how to get from Gare du Nord to London Zoo.
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  • Distance: 215.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 48m

What companies run services between Gare du Nord, Île-de-France, France and London Zoo, 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, British Airways and Air France fly from Gare du Nord to London Zoo every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£29 - £160
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Paris Le Bourget Apt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £160
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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
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 London Bridge station to Camden Town station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Bank station to Camden Town station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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
Ferry operators

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

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