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There are 6 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gare du Nord 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.

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Train  •  3h 57m

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

€118 - €394

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Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG  •  4h 4m

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

€56 - €213

4 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Gare du Nord

€200 - €223

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 57m

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Gare du Nord

€69 - €107

Train, subway, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  4. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

€67 - €279

Fly London Heathrow to Paris Orly  •  7h 15m

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

€94 - €229

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gare du Nord is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gare du Nord is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gare du Nord 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: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gare du Nord is to drive and car ferry which costs £55 - £95 and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gare du Nord is to train which costs £100 - £340 and takes 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gare du Nord. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminal 5 and arriving at Paris Nord via Paddington and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 and Gare du Nord is 352 km.

The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gare du Nord without a car is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs £100 - £340.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gare du Nord, including transfers.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gare du Nord train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gare du Nord is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs £100 - £340. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £45 - £190 and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Gare du Nord is 1h ahead of Heathrow Terminal 5. It is currently 11:24 PM in Heathrow Terminal 5 and 12:24 AM in Gare du Nord.

Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gare du Nord.
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  • Distance: 351.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 5, England and Gare du Nord, Île-de-France, France?

Eurostar operates a train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord twice daily. Tickets cost €110 - €350 and the journey takes 2h 22m. Alternatively, Air France and British Airways fly from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gare du Nord every 4 hours.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris Orly via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris Orly via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €180
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Train operators
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
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
€5 - €8
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
€8 - €14
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€5 - €18
Off-Peak Single
€7 - €11
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€11 - €17
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 Paddington station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Ferry operators

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Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gare du Nord train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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

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There are 2398+ hotels available in Gare du Nord. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 3 min and costs £1 - £5.

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