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There are 6 ways to get from London to Normandy by car, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, car train or plane

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Recommended option

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 44m

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

51€ - 76€

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  12h 9m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport 757
  3. Take the bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Le Havre 732

32€ - 45€

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Train  •  8h 9m

  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 Massy Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Massy Palaiseau to Le Havre Tgv

187€ - 433€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 17m

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

194€ - 215€

Fly from London Heathrow, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Evreux - Normandie

75€ - 331€

Train to London Gatwick, fly, train  •  6h 46m

  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 Paris St Lazare to Evreux - Normandie

76€ - 380€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Normandy is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £27 - £40 and takes 12h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Normandy is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £160 - £190 and takes 4h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Normandy. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Hôtel de Ville via Lille, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Gares. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Normandy. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Hôtel de Ville via Marne La Vallee Chessy, Massy Palaiseau and Gares. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 9m.

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The distance between London and Normandy is 273 km.

The best way to get from London to Normandy without a car is to train which takes 8h 9m and costs £160 - £380.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from London to Normandy, including transfers.

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London to Normandy bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from London station.

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

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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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Map of how to get from London to Normandy.
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  • Distance: 273.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 44m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Le Havre via Marne La Vallee Chessy, Massy Tgv, Massy Palaiseau, Le Havre, and Gares in around 8h 9m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 430€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Train operators
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 Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 30€
1st Class
19€ - 23€
Train from Massy Palaiseau to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
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
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Paris St Lazare to Evreux - Normandie
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Rail 1st Class
22€ - 35€
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Lille to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
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 Lille to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Adult passenger
26€ - 40€
Standard Car
75€ - 120€

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London to Normandy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Le Havre station.

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Normandy is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 12:04 AM in London and 1:04 AM in Normandy.

London to Normandy train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Le Havre station.

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

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There are 49+ hotels available in Normandy. Prices start at 75€ 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 £4 - £35.

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