There are 10 ways to get from London to Cannes by plane, train, 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 Heathrow to Nice  •  5 h 18 min

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

$103 - $334

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Bus  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Cannes Ouibus

$48 - $74

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Fly London City to Nice  •  5 h 25 min

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

$115 - $252

Fly London Gatwick to Nice  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nice (NCE) LGW - NCE

$62 - $243

Fly London Stansted to Nice  •  5 h 49 min

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

$81 - $232

Train to London Luton, fly to Nice  •  6 h 2 min

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

$69 - $240

Fly London Heathrow to Marseille, train  •  7 h 38 min

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

$128 - $351

Train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Cannes Tgv

$260 - $441

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12 h 41 min

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

$347 - $434

Drive, carferry  •  14 h 2 min

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

$202 - $300

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London to Cannes. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Cannes via Paris Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Cannes. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Cannes via Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 52 min.

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The distance between London and Cannes is 646 miles.

The best way to get from London to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 8 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from London to Cannes, including transfers.

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London to Cannes bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from London station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Cannes is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 23 h 50 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from London to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 645.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

British Airways, Air France and four other airlines fly from London to Cannes hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Cannes via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 8 h 52 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from London City to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from London Luton to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London City to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from London City to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Cannes
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Cannes
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Cannes is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 2:56 PM in London and 3:56 PM in Cannes.

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

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KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your London to Cannes bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

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There are 4307+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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