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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Normandy by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train, plane or subway

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from Vauxhall to Guildford

£114 - £326

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Bus, train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gare de Bercy Seine to London Victoria Coach Station London Victoria Coach Station - Paris Gare de Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

£30 - £49

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Bus  •  11h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria

£53 - £67

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 26m

  1. Drive from Paris to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to Normandy

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 53m

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

£172 - £191

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 26m

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

£48 - £175

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 8m

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

£59 - £226

Fly Paris Orly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 22m

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

£69 - £138

Train to Paris Le Bourget Apt, fly to London City, subway, train, bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Chatelet Les Halles to Villiers Le Bel Gonesse Arnouville
  2. Fly from Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) to London City (LCY) LBG - LCY
  3. Take the subway from Canning Town station to Waterloo station
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford
  5. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane

£76 - £233

Paris to Normandy by train and subway

The journey time between Paris and Normandy is around 4h 18m and covers a distance of around 319 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 10m. Operated by Eurostar, London Underground (Tube), South Western Railway and others, the Paris to Normandy service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Wanborough. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 18m
Fastest journey time:
4h 10m
Journey distance:
319 miles
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
£114
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:13
Last service departs at:
17:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Normandy train and subway schedules

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  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican with the exception of France

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Regional advice

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Normandy is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Normandy is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Normandy is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from United Kingdom.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Normandy is to bus and train which costs €35 - €60 and takes 7h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Normandy is to train which costs €130 - €390 and takes 4h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Normandy. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Wanborough via King's Cross St. Pancras station, Vauxhall and Guildford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Paris and Normandy is 214 miles.

The best way to get from Paris to Normandy without a car is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs €130 - €390.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Paris to Normandy, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Normandy is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs €130 - €390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €80 and takes 11h 28m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Normandy is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 10:59 PM in Paris and 9:59 PM in Normandy.

Map of how to get from Paris to Normandy.
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  • Distance: 214.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Normandy via London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Vauxhall station, Vauxhall, and Guildford in around 4h 17m. Alternatively, Traveleuro Tours & Travels operates a bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria twice daily. Tickets cost £39 and the journey takes 9h 15m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £210
Flights from Paris Orly to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£28 - £120
Flights from Paris Orly to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Paris Le Bourget Apt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £190
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Vauxhall to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £25
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £25
Train from London Waterloo to Guildford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £27
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
Train from Reading to Ash
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£9 - £13
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£16 - £27
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Chatelet Les Halles to Villiers Le Bel Gonesse Arnouville
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Transilien
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 Canning Town station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Traveleuro
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Paris Gare de Bercy Seine to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£43
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
Blablabus
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
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
dfds.co.uk

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Paris to Normandy train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Guildford station.

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easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 189+ hotels available in Normandy. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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