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There are 12 ways to get from Paris to London by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, 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  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl Eil

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Bus  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London Victoria Coach Station 700 / ...

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Night bus  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to London Victoria Coach Station BlaBlaCar Bus

Rideshare  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to London 214.7 miles

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 41m

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

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 50m

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Port of Dover
  3. Drive from Port of Dover to London

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to London Heathrow  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Fly Paris Orly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London Gatwick (LGW) ORY - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to London Luton, train  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras Intl

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Southend, train  •  4h 53m

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

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Birmingham, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

Paris to London by train

The train journey time between Paris and London is around 2h 21m and covers a distance of around 281 miles. Operated by Eurostar, the Paris to London train service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in London St Pancras Intl. Typically 110 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

110 Weekly Trains
2h 21m Average Duration
£100 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to London is to rideshare which costs €36 - €38 and takes 5h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to London is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs €120 - €350.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at London St Pancras Intl. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Paris and London is 215 miles.

The best way to get from Paris to London without a car is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs €120 - €350.

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The train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl takes 2h 21m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Paris to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to London is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs €120 - €350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 9h 35m, you could also fly, which costs €70 - €360 and takes 4h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to London.
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  • Distance: 214.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

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

Eurostar operates a train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl hourly. Tickets cost £100 - £310 and the journey takes 2h 21m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London Victoria Coach Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost £30 - £50 and the journey takes 9h 35m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £120
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£23 - £130
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £130
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £380
Flights from Paris Orly to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£17 - £140
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£17 - £140
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £320
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £310
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.eurotunnel.com/uk/
Gatwick Express
Phone
+44 345 850 1530
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12
Schedules at
https://www.gatwickexpress.com/travel-information/plan-your-journey/timetables
Website
https://www.gatwickexpress.com/
Anytime Day SIngle
£12
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras Intl
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £35
Website
https://www.thameslinkrailway.com/
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£22 - £35
Greater Anglia
Email
ContactCentre@greateranglia.co.uk
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
https://www.greateranglia.co.uk/
Standard
£15 - £22
Avanti West Coast
Phone
00 44 345 528 0253
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
https://www.avantiwestcoast.co.uk/
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Single 1st Class
£80 - £120
West Midlands Railway
Phone
+44 333 311 0039
Email
contact.wmr@wmtrains.co.uk
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
https://www.westmidlandsrailway.co.uk/
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
https://www.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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BlaBlaCar Bus
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Night bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Calais to Port of Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£65 - £160
On Foot
£30 - £40
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Port of Dover
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £150
Website
https://www.dfds.com/en
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £150
Standard Car - Φλεχι
£100 - £200
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to London
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£31 - £33
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Paris to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 8:40 PM in Paris and 7:40 PM in London.

Paris to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Intl station.

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Air France and British Airways offer flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Book your Paris to London bus tickets online with FlixBus, Omio and Distribusion.

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There are 14614+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £45 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and London. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €12.

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