There are 11 ways to get from London to Cannes by plane, train, night bus, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly London City to Nice  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Nice (NCE) LCY - NCE

92€ - 267€

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Bus  •  23h 15m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine London - Victoria Coach Station > Coquelles - UK > Coquelles - France > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Cannes Paris centre - Bercy > Orly > Lyon Perrache > Avignon > Marseille > Cannes > Nice Aéroport > Menton / ...

41€ - 75€

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Fly London Heathrow to Nice  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nice (NCE) LHR - NCE

66€ - 398€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Nice  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nice (NCE) LGW - NCE

65€ - 337€

Fly London Stansted to Nice  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nice (NCE) STN - NCE

55€ - 192€

Train to London Luton, fly to Nice  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Nice (NCE) LTN - NCE

81€ - 268€

Fly London Heathrow to Marseille, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Marseille (MRS) LHR - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes

79€ - 395€

Train  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marseille St Charles Eil
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes Tgv / ...

251€ - 438€

Night bus, train  •  14h 3m

  1. Take the night bus from London to Lille, Europe 450
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Cannes Tgv

180€ - 258€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 42m

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

300€ - 386€

Drive, car ferry  •  14h

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

177€ - 271€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Cannes is to bus which costs £35 - £70 and takes 23h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Cannes is to fly which costs £55 - £360 and takes 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Cannes. However, there are services departing from London - Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Cannes via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Cannes. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Cannes via Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 18m.

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The distance between London and Cannes is 1033 km.

The best way to get from London to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 9h 18m and costs £220 - £400.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from London to Cannes, including transfers.

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London to Cannes bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from London - Victoria Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Cannes is to fly which takes 5h 17m and costs £80 - £240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £220 - £400 and takes 9h 18m, you could also bus, which costs £35 - £70 and takes 23h 15m.

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Map of how to get from London to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 1033.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

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

British Airways, Luxair and four other airlines fly from London Bank DLR to Cannes every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Cannes via Marseille St Charles in around 9h 18m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 340€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Nice via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Flights from London Luton to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 500€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 500€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 750€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 480€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 490€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London City to Nice via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 550€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
17€ - 120€
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
15€ - 20€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
6€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
17€ - 25€
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.

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Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Lille Europe to Cannes
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
160€ - 190€
1st Class
190€ - 230€
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Thello
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
147€
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
Night bus from London to Lille, Europe
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Cannes
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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Cannes is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 4:53 AM in London and 5:53 AM in Cannes.

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

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Iberia, KLM, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 5527+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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