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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Oxford by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train, plane or subway

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Train  •  3h 52m

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

£126 - £330

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Bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine  •  11h 29m

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

£27 - £35

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Bus  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates Tube

£52 - £57

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 10m

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

£59 - £88

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 26m

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

£177 - £199

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow, bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane

£55 - £202

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 6m

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

£63 - £432

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  5h 55m

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

£95 - £377

Fly Paris Orly to London Heathrow, bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London Heathrow (LHR) ORY - LHR
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane

£101 - £275

Train to Paris Le Bourget Apt, fly to London City, subway, train  •  6h 50m

  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 Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

£440 - £2,242

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Oxford is to bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Oxford is to train which costs 140€ - 390€ and takes 3h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Paris Bercy and arriving at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates via Victoria Station Oxford Tube. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Oxford via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Paris and Oxford is 257 miles.

The best way to get from Paris to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs 140€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Paris to Oxford, including transfers.

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Paris to Oxford bus services, operated by Traveleuro Tours & Travels, depart from Paris Bercy station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Oxford is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs 140€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 70€ and takes 11h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 257.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Oxford via London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 3h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Oxford via London Victoria and Victoria Station Oxford Tube in around 11h 14m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Flights from Paris Orly to London Heathrow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Paris Orly to London Heathrow via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £310
Flights from Paris Orly to London Heathrow via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £240
Flights from Paris Orly to London Heathrow via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£113
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to London Heathrow via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £310
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Paris Orly to London Heathrow via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £340
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Paris Orly to London Heathrow via Tunis
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£200 - £400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to London Heathrow via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £210
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Paris Le Bourget Apt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£410 - £2,200
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £27
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Birmingham International to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
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.

Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria Station Oxford Tube to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
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 Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
dfds.co.uk
Adult passenger
£23 - £35
Standard Car
£65 - £110

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

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Paris to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates station.

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Oxford is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 8:23 PM in Paris and 7:23 PM in Oxford.

Paris to Oxford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Oxford station.

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British Airways and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 287+ hotels available in Oxford. 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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