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There are 9 ways to get from London to Laon by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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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Train  •  4 h 36 min

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

$103 - $276

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Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 17 min

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

$71 - $105

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Laon 770 / ...

$81 - $113

Bus, train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Laon Laon - Paris-Nord / ...

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 56 min

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

$215 - $237

Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Laon

Fly London City to Paris Orly, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Laon

Fly London Gatwick to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Laon

Train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 56 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 Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Laon

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The cheapest way to get from London to Laon is to drive and car ferry which costs £50 - £85 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Laon is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £160 - £190 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Laon. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Laon via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between London and Laon is 214 miles.

The best way to get from London to Laon without a car is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs £75 - £220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from London to Laon, including transfers.

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

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

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Laon is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 11:07 AM in London and 12:07 PM in Laon.

London to Laon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Laon station.

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Map of how to get from London to Laon.
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  • Distance: 213.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from London to Laon via Paris Nord Eurostar and Paris Nord in around 4 h 36 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
Eurostar
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Laon
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Laon
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Laon
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Laon
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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

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There are 56+ hotels available in Laon. Prices start at $63 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 £20 - £29.

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