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There are 11 ways to get from Oxford to Paris by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or subway

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  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil

139€ - 413€

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Bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station Oxford Tube
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine London - Victoria Coach Station > Coquelles - UK > Coquelles - France > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

33€ - 41€

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Bus  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station Oxford Tube
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450

44€ - 61€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 25m

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

202€ - 233€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 48m

  1. Drive from Oxford to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

79€ - 119€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

108€ - 373€

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

88€ - 370€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

95€ - 517€

Train to London Luton, fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

97€ - 452€

Train to Bristol, fly  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG

102€ - 418€

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Paris CDG (CDG) STN - CDG

106€ - 443€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Paris is to bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine which costs £29 - £40 and takes 12h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Paris is to train which costs £120 - £380 and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Paris. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane and arriving at Paris, Gallieni via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Paris. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Paris Nord via Paddington and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Oxford and Paris is 411 km.

The best way to get from Oxford to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs £120 - £380.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Oxford to Paris, including transfers.

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Oxford to Paris bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, depart from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane station.

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Oxford to Paris train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Oxford station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Paris is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs £120 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 11h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Paris.
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  • Distance: 411.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Paris via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 4h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Paris Gallieni via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and London in around 11h 43m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 300€
Flights from London Stansted to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 160€
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 370€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 650€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 320€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 65€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
26€ - 35€
Anytime Day 1st Class
45€ - 65€
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
13€ - 16€
Anytime Day 1st Class
22€ - 30€
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 55€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
22€ - 28€
Anytime Day 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Didcot Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 65€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
27€ - 35€
Anytime Day 1st Class
45€ - 65€
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
146€
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
40€ - 55€
Anytime Day 1st Class
100€ - 150€
Train from Oxford to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 120€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
28€ - 34€
Anytime Day 1st Class
80€ - 120€
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators

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

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Oxford to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris, Gallieni station.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Oxford. It is currently 8:40 PM in Oxford and 9:40 PM in Paris.

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

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Brussels Airlines, KLM and Air France offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 6572+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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