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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Côte d'Opale by train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, car or car train

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

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Etaples Le Touquet

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Côte d'Opale

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry, train

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Etaples Le Touquet

Bus, car ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais Ville to Etaples Le Touquet

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Côte d'Opale

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from London Paddington Station to Côte d'Opale is to drive and car ferry, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Côte d'Opale is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £145 - £160 and takes 2h 46m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Côte d'Opale is 167 km.

The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Côte d'Opale without a car is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs £100 - £360.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from London Paddington Station to Côte d'Opale, including transfers.

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There are 787+ hotels available in Côte d'Opale. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Côte d'Opale.
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  • Distance: 167.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Côte d'Opale, France?

You can take a train from London Paddington Station to Côte d'Opale via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, and Etaples Le Touquet in around 5h 6m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Etaples Le Touquet
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Train from Calais Ville to Etaples Le Touquet
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
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
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Dover
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators

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