There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Cambridge by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$101 - $272

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Bus, train  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

$45 - $61

9 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Cambridge

$235 - $263

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 24 min

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

$89 - $131

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$90 - $295

Fly Paris Orly to London City, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$123 - $1,454

Fly Paris CDG to London Luton, train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$67 - $204

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 13 min

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

$77 - $222

Fly Paris CDG to Southampton, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Southampton (SOU) CDG - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$114 - $364

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$142 - $370

Fly Paris CDG to Southend, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Southend (SEN) CDG - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

$85 - $263

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Cambridge is to bus and train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Cambridge is to train which costs 85€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord Eurostar and arriving at Cambridge via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Paris and Cambridge is 404 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs 85€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Paris to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Paris to Cambridge train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Cambridge is 1 h behind Paris. It is currently 10:58 AM in Paris and 9:58 AM in Cambridge.

Paris to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 252.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Paris to Cambridge via London St. Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 3 h 26 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton via Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Paris CDG to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Eurostar
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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