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There are 10 ways to get from Henley-on-Thames to Paris by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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

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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Reading to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris

8 alternative options

Train, bus via Brent

  1. Take the train from Twyford to Ealing Broadway
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Westgate to Marble Arch
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Henley-on-Thames to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Paris

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Henley-on-Thames to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly

  1. Take the train from Henley-on-Thames to Twyford
  2. Take the train from Twyford to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG)

Train to London Gatwick, fly

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

Train to Birmingham, fly

  1. Take the train from Reading to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG)

Train to Bristol, fly

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

Henley-on-Thames to Paris by train and subway

The journey time between Henley-on-Thames and Paris is around 4h 37m and covers a distance of around 512 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 14m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 42m. Operated by First Great Western Service, East Midlands Railways, TfL Rail and others, the Henley-on-Thames to Paris service departs from Henley-on-Thames and arrives in Paris Nord. 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:
3h 22m
Layover time:
1h 14m
Total time:
4h 37m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 42m
Journey distance:
512 km
Services per week:
36
Cheapest price:
€126
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:18
Last service departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Henley-on-Thames to Paris train and subway schedules

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in France

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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 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 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Henley-on-Thames to Paris is to train and bus via Brent, which costs £50 - £65 and takes 10h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Henley-on-Thames to Paris is to train which costs £100 - £330 and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Henley-on-Thames to Paris. However, there are services departing from Henley-on-Thames, Bell Street and arriving at Paris Bercy via Oxford City Centre, Westgate, Marble Arch Station Park Lane and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Henley-on-Thames to Paris. However, there are services departing from Henley-on-Thames and arriving at Paris Nord via Twyford, Paddington and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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The distance between Henley-on-Thames and Paris is 378 km.

The best way to get from Henley-on-Thames to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs £100 - £330.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Henley-on-Thames to Paris, including transfers.

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Henley-on-Thames to Paris bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, depart from Oxford City Centre, Westgate station.

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Henley-on-Thames to Paris train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Twyford station.

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The best way to get from Henley-on-Thames to Paris is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs £100 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £65 and takes 12h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Henley-on-Thames to Paris.
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  • Distance: 377.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 39m

What companies run services between Henley-on-Thames, England and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Henley-on-Thames to Paris via Twyford, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 4h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Henley-on-Thames to Paris Bercy via Oxford City Centre, Westgate, Marble Arch, Marble Arch Station Park Lane, Bressenden Place Victoria Station, and London Victoria in around 12h 28m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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 CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
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
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €280
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Twyford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€15 - €19
Anytime Day 1st Class
€26 - €35
Train from Twyford to Ealing Broadway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€13 - €16
Anytime Day 1st Class
€22 - €30
Train from Henley-on-Thames to Twyford
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€4 - €6
Anytime Day 1st Class
€7 - €11
Train from Twyford to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€11 - €14
Anytime Day 1st Class
€18 - €25
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
Train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€35 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€60 - €85
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Twyford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
€9 - €14
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
€17 - €27
Train from Twyford to Ealing Broadway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
€8 - €12
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
€13 - €22
Train from Twyford to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
€6 - €10
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
€11 - €18
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
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Henley-on-Thames to Twyford
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€2 - €15
Off-Peak Single
€2 - €3
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€5 - €9
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
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Westgate to Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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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Henley-on-Thames to Paris bus services, operated by Traveleuro Tours & Travels, arrive at Paris Bercy station.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Henley-on-Thames. It is currently 7:23 PM in Henley-on-Thames and 8:23 PM in Paris.

Henley-on-Thames 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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