Directions from London to Chartres

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$102 - $273

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from London to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Chartres

$55 - $140

10 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Chartres Ouibus

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Chartres Ouibus

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 21 min

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

$235 - $267

Fly London City to Paris Orly, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$130 - $1,455

Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$111 - $320

Fly London Gatwick to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$80 - $239

Train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$85 - $236

Train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Paris CDG (CDG) SOU - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$110 - $352

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$144 - $363

Train to Southend, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Paris CDG (CDG) SEN - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$83 - $259

What companies run services between London, England and Chartres, Centre-Val de Loire, France?

You can take a train from London to Chartres via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Chartres via Paris City Center - Bercy in around 9 h 26 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Southend to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Eurostar
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
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
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $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
Hourly
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Chartres
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$34
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Chartres is 359 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Chartres is to drive and car ferry which costs £40 - £110 and takes 6 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Chartres is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs £75 - £210.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Chartres. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Chartres via Paris City Center - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from London to Chartres, including transfers.