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There are 13 ways to get from Modane to London by train, night train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Modane to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£184 - £410

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Bus  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Oulx to Paris N729
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lille > London - Victoria Coach Station / ...

£42 - £52

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Train via Paris  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Modane to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£244 - £552

Night train, train, bus  •  15h 56m

  1. Take the night train from Modane to Bourg-en-Bresse
  2. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria

£148 - £210

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 36m

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

£233 - £279

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 26m

  1. Drive from Modane to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£167 - £280

Train, train to Geneva, fly to London Heathrow  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Modane to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GVA - LHR

£80 - £310

Train to Turin, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Modane to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to London Gatwick (LGW) TRN - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£69 - £216

Train, train to Geneva, fly to London City  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Modane to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London City (LCY) GVA - LCY

£107 - £600

Train, train to Geneva, fly to London Gatwick  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Modane to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GVA - LGW
  4. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£95 - £508

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to London Luton, train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Modane to Novara
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to London Luton (LTN) MXP - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International

£76 - £294

Train to Chambery, fly to London Stansted  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Modane to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Fly from Chambery (CMF) to London Stansted (STN) CMF - STN

£83 - £118

Train to Chambery, fly to London City  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Modane to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Fly from Chambery (CMF) to London City (LCY) CMF - LCY

£48 - £209

Modane to London by train

The train journey time between Modane and London is around 9h 56m and covers a distance of around 670 miles. The fastest train normally takes 7h 45m. Operated by TGV inOui, Transilien and Eurostar, the Modane to London train service departs from Modane and arrives in London St Pancras Eurostar. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Modane to London is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Modane to London is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 6h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Modane to London station. However, there are services departing from Modane - Stazione Sncf and arriving at London - Victoria Coach Station via Oulx and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h.

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No, there is no direct train from Modane to London. However, there are services departing from Modane and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 47m.

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The distance between Modane and London is 539 miles.

The best way to get from Modane to London without a car is to train which takes 7h 47m and costs 210€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from Modane to London, including transfers.

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Modane to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Oulx station.

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Modane to London train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Modane station.

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The best way to get from Modane to London is to train which takes 7h 47m and costs 210€ - 480€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 21h.

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Map of how to get from Modane to London.
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  • Distance: 538.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 47m

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

You can take a train from Modane to London King's Cross via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord in around 7h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Modane to London Victoria via Oulx - Stazione Ferroviaria, Oulx, Paris, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 21h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £290
Flights from Turin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from Chambery to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Chambery to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Turin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Luton via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £290
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £290
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£14 - £120
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Chambery to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£53 - £57
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 Modane to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£80 - £110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£80 - £95
1st Class
£90 - £110
Train from Bourg En Bresse to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£55 - £70
1st Class
£60 - £75
Train from Modane to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£27 - £31
1st Class
£22 - £27
Train from Modane to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£27 - £32
1st Class
£22 - £27
Train from Modane to Novara
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£35 - £45
1st Class
£35 - £45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Modane to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£140 - £250
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Modane to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£50 - £95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Modane to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
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 Modane to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£11 - £17
Rail 1st Class
£18 - £26
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£11 - £17
Rail 1st Class
£18 - £27
East Midlands Railways
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£39
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
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 Oulx to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £35
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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