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There are 10 ways to get from Gloucester to The Louvre by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  5h 46m

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

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Bus  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 20m

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to The Louvre

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 34m

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to The Louvre

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

Train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

Train to Bristol, fly to Paris Orly  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris Orly (ORY) BRS - ORY

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG

Gloucester to The Louvre by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Gloucester and The Louvre is around 5h 34m and covers a distance of around 641 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 18m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 35m. Services are operated by First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others. 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:
4h 16m
Layover time:
1h 18m
Total time:
5h 34m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 35m
Journey distance:
641 km
Services per week:
36
Cheapest price:
€161
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:10
Last service departs at:
21:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gloucester to The Louvre train, subway and walk schedules

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

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in The Louvre is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in The Louvre is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in The Louvre is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to The Louvre is to bus which costs £47 - £51 and takes 13h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Gloucester to The Louvre is to train and fly which costs £60 - £290 and takes 5h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gloucester to The Louvre. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Pont Des Arts - Quai De Conti via London Victoria and Gare De Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gloucester to The Louvre. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Chatelet Les Halles via Paddington, London St Pancras Eurostar and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Gloucester and The Louvre is 466 km.

The best way to get from Gloucester to The Louvre without a car is to train which takes 5h 46m and costs £130 - £360.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Gloucester to The Louvre, including transfers.

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Gloucester to The Louvre bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gloucester station.

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Gloucester to The Louvre train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Gloucester station.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to The Louvre is to train which takes 5h 46m and costs £130 - £360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £47 - £51 and takes 13h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Gloucester to The Louvre.
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  • Distance: 465.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Gloucester, England and The Louvre, France?

You can take a train from Gloucester to The Louvre via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Chatelet Les Halles in around 5h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gloucester to The Louvre via London Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria, Gare De Bercy, and Pont Des Arts - Quai De Conti in around 13h 47m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €270
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Bristol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €440
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gloucester to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€45 - €60
Anytime Day 1st Class
€80 - €110
Train from Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€18 - €23
Anytime Day 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Gloucester to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€30 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€55 - €80
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€23 - €29
Anytime Day 1st Class
€40 - €55
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€40 - €50
Anytime Day 1st Class
€100 - €140
Train from Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€35 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€90 - €130
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€40 - €50
Anytime Day 1st Class
€100 - €150
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€6 - €10
Anytime Day Single
€22 - €27
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gloucester to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Ferry operators

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

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Gloucester to The Louvre bus services, operated by Traveleuro Tours & Travels, arrive at Paris Bercy station.

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The Louvre is 1h ahead of Gloucester. It is currently 1:15 PM in Gloucester and 2:15 PM in The Louvre.

Gloucester to The Louvre train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Jet2.com and Air France offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 2407+ hotels available in The Louvre. Prices start at €87 per night.

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