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There are 10 ways to get from London to Ecole by train, bus, night bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  2. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Le Mans Tgv
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Evron Ter

176€ - 431€

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Bus  •  16h 19m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine London - Victoria Coach Station > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Laval Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Laval > Rennes > Lorient > Quimper > Brest - Train station / ...

26€ - 38€

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Night bus, train  •  14h 11m

  1. Take the night bus from London to Roissy Charles de Gaulle 450
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Le Mans Tgv
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Evron Ter

85€ - 125€

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 29m

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

54€ - 132€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 2m

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

203€ - 234€

Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG, train  •  9h 26m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Le Mans
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Evron

104€ - 293€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Le Mans
  4. Take the train from Le Mans to Evron

98€ - 243€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes, train  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Le Mans
  4. Take the train from Le Mans to Evron

77€ - 310€

Fly London Stansted to Nantes, train  •  10h 12m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nantes (NTE) STN - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Le Mans
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Evron

68€ - 170€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris Orly (ORY) LGW - ORY
  3. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Le Mans
  4. Take the train from Le Mans to Evron

82€ - 260€

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The cheapest way to get from London to Ecole is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 16h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Ecole is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £180 - £220 and takes 6h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Ecole. However, there are services departing from London - Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Ecole via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Gare Routière SNCF and LP L. de Vinci. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 19m.

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The distance between London and Ecole is 359 km.

The best way to get from London to Ecole without a car is to train which takes 8h 31m and costs £150 - £390.

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It takes approximately 8h 31m to get from London to Ecole, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London to Ecole is to train which takes 8h 31m and costs £150 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 16h 19m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Ecole.
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  • Distance: 358.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 31m

What companies run services between London, England and Ecole, Pays de la Loire, France?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Ecole via Marne La Vallee Chessy, Le Mans, Evron, and Bd Rochemado in around 8h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Ecole via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Laval, Gare Routière SNCF, and LP L. de Vinci in around 16h 19m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 130€
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 150€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€
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 Marne La Vallee Chessy to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 65€
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Massy Tgv to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
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 Le Mans to Evron
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 23€
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Massy Tgv to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
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
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
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Laval
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
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 Laval
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Roissy Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 65€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
28€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
13€
2-bed inside cabin
45€ - 65€

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Ecole is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 8:40 AM in London and 9:40 AM in Ecole.

Air France and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Ecole. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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