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There are 8 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Paris by train, bus, 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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy

€51 - €52

6 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 39m

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

€199 - €221

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 1m

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

€69 - €106

Fly from London Heathrow  •  4h 1m

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

€57 - €213

Train, subway, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 14m

  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

€53 - €310

Fly from London City  •  6h 52m

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

€114 - €490

Bus to London Luton, fly  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

€57 - €251

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  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paris 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: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Paris is to bus which costs £43 - £45 and takes 10h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Paris 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 Paris. 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 Paris is 354 km.

The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Paris 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 Paris, including transfers.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 to Paris 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 Paris is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs £100 - £340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £43 - £45 and takes 10h 4m, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £190 and takes 4h 1m.

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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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Paris is 1h ahead of Heathrow Terminal 5. It is currently 12:58 PM in Heathrow Terminal 5 and 1:58 PM in Paris.

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  • Distance: 354.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 5, England and Paris, 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, Traveleuro Tours & Travels operates a bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy twice daily. Tickets cost €46 and the journey takes 8h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €500
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€270 - €1300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €160
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€270 - €1300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
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
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)
Bus operators
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
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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Heathrow Terminal 5 to Paris 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 2403+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at €75 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 - £4.

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