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There are 10 ways to get from Loughborough to Paris by train, bus, night 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

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Loughborough to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris

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Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Loughborough Ashby Road to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Loughborough to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Paris

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Loughborough to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Paris

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to Kettering
  2. Take the train from Kettering to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris Orly

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris Orly (ORY)

Loughborough to Paris by train

49 Weekly Trains
4h 33m Average Duration
€169 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Loughborough to Paris is to bus which costs £20 - £40 and takes 13h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Loughborough to Paris is to train which costs £150 - £390 and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Loughborough to Paris. However, there are services departing from Loughborough and arriving at Paris via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Loughborough to Paris. However, there are services departing from Loughborough (Leics) and arriving at Paris Nord via London St Pancras Intl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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It is approximately 501 km to get from Loughborough to Paris.

The best way to get from Loughborough to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4h 33m and costs £150 - £390.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Loughborough to Paris, including transfers.

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Loughborough to Paris bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Loughborough station.

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Loughborough to Paris train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Loughborough (Leics) station.

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The best way to get from Loughborough to Paris is to train which takes 4h 33m and costs £150 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £40 and takes 13h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Loughborough to Paris.
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  • Distance: 501.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Loughborough, England and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Loughborough to Magenta via London St Pancras International and London St Pancras Intl in around 4h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Loughborough to Paris Bercy via London Victoria Coach Station in around 13h 30m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €900
Flights from Manchester to Paris Charles de Gaulle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €900
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €900
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €600
Flights from Manchester to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €320
Flights from Manchester to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €850
Flights from Manchester to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €950
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €90
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€27 - €50
Off-Peak Single
€50 - €75
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€55 - €90
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to Kettering
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€10 - €25
Off-Peak Single
€18 - €26
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€23 - €35
Train from Kettering to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€11 - €26
Off-Peak Single
€19 - €28
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€24 - €40
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€13 - €30
Off-Peak Single
€24 - €35
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€30 - €45
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€11 - €26
Off-Peak Single
€19 - €28
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€24 - €35
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€10 - €15
Off-Peak Day Single
€14 - €22
Anytime Day Single
€19 - €30
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€15 - €19
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Loughborough to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
National Express
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €150
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€95
Standard Car - Premium
€151

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Loughborough to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris station.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Loughborough. It is currently 10:30 PM in Loughborough and 11:30 PM in Paris.

Loughborough to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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