There are 8 ways to get from Preston to Louvre 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.

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Train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$202 - $432

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Bus  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700

$54 - $108

6 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Louvre

$271 - $319

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Louvre

$124 - $189

Train to Manchester, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG

$72 - $246

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Paris CDG (CDG) LBA - CDG

$101 - $364

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6 h 28 min

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

$125 - $337

Train, train to Liverpool, fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Warrington Central to Liverpool South Parkway
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Paris CDG (CDG) LPL - CDG

$95 - $419

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Louvre is to bus which costs £40 - £85 and takes 16 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Louvre is to train and fly which costs £50 - £190 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Preston to Louvre. However, there are services departing from Preston, Lancashire and arriving at Pont Du Carrousel - Quai Voltaire via London and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 7 min.

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The distance between Preston and Louvre is 405 miles.

The best way to get from Preston to Louvre without a car is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs £150 - £330.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Preston to Louvre, including transfers.

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Preston to Louvre bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Preston, Lancashire station.

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The best way to get from Preston to Louvre is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs £150 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £85 and takes 16 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Preston to Louvre bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Louvre.
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  • Distance: 404.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Preston, England and Louvre, France?

You can take a train from Preston to Louvre via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare Du Nord - Dunkerque, and Palais Royal - Comedie Francaise in around 5 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Preston to Louvre via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, Gare De Bercy - Popb, and Pont Du Carrousel - Quai Voltaire in around 16 h 7 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Preston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Warrington Central to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Central to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Single
$8 - $13
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Preston, Lancashire to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 28) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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