There are 9 ways to get from London to Normandy by train, bus, night bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Le Havre Intercités

156€ - 414€

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Bus  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris CDG Airport, Paris CDG Airport El450 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris CDG Airport, Paris CDG Airport to Le Havre 732

30€ - 47€

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Night bus, bus  •  13h 32m

  1. Take the night bus from London to Roissy Charles de Gaulle 450
  2. Take the bus from Roissy Charles de Gaulle to Le Havre 6024

46€ - 65€

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 45m

  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

40€ - 109€

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

197€ - 223€

Train to Southend, fly to Caen  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Caen (CFR) SEN - CFR

52€ - 631€

Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 24m

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

81€ - 299€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 39m

  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

70€ - 224€

Train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Evreux - Normandie

80€ - 220€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Normandy is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 12h 26m.

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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 Paris CDG Airport, Paris CDG Airport and Gares. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 26m.

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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, Paris St Lazare and Gares. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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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 7h 5m and costs £130 - £360.

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It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from London to Normandy, including transfers.

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London to Normandy bus services, operated by FlixBus, 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 best way to get from London to Normandy is to train which takes 7h 5m and costs £130 - £360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 12h 26m.

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Map of how to get from London to Normandy.
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  • Distance: 273.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 5m

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, Auber, Paris St Lazare, Le Havre, and Gares in around 7h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Le Havre via Paris CDG Airport, Paris CDG Airport, Le Havre, and Gares in around 12h 26m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 290€
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 150€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
34€ - 39€
1st Class
53€ - 59€
Train from Paris St Lazare to Evreux - Normandie
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 20€
1st Class
27€ - 29€
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
154€
Website
Eurotunnel
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 27€
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
10€ - 15€
Anytime 1st Class
20€ - 27€
Gatwick Express
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
16€ - 20€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
6€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
12€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
13€ - 19€
Anytime Single
17€ - 26€
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris CDG Airport, Paris CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris CDG Airport, Paris CDG Airport to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR
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
26€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Roissy Charles de Gaulle to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
Eurolines FR
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
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 70€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
23€ - 30€
Reclining Seat
29€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
14€
2-bed inside cabin
50€ - 70€

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Caen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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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 4:57 PM in London and 5:57 PM in Normandy.

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

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Caen Airport.

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There are 180+ hotels available in Normandy. 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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