There are 4 ways to get from London to Arras by train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Arras Tgv / ...

95€ - 365€

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Bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from London to Calais Ferry 450 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Calais to Arras Calais > Lille > Arras > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Reims

22€ - 38€

2 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Arras

172€ - 185€

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 12m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Arras

49€ - 71€

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The cheapest way to get from London to Arras is to bus which costs £20 - £35 and takes 8h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Arras is to train which costs £85 - £330 and takes 2h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Arras. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Arras via Calais. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Arras. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Arras via Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 53m.

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The distance between London and Arras is 245 km.

The best way to get from London to Arras without a car is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs £85 - £330.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from London to Arras, including transfers.

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London to Arras bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London station.

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London to Arras train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Arras is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs £85 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £35 and takes 8h 55m.

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Map of how to get from London to Arras.
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  • Distance: 244.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 53m

What companies run services between London, England and Arras, France?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Arras via Lille Europe in around 2h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Arras via Calais in around 8h 55m.

Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Arras
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 30€
1st Class
19€ - 23€
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Arras
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 22€
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
146€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Calais Ferry
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 to Calais, Calais Terminal Ferry
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Calais to Arras
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators

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London to Arras bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Arras station.

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Arras is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 11:05 AM in London and 12:05 PM in Arras.

London to Arras train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Arras station.

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There are 244+ hotels available in Arras. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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