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There are 10 ways to get from Preston to Louvre by train, bus, night 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 38 min

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

$200 - $430

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Night bus, bus  •  18 h 31 min

  1. Take the night bus from Preston, Lancashire to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$44 - $57

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Bus  •  15 h 52 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

$53 - $106

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

$269 - $317

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 to Paris CDG  •  5 h 32 min

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

$71 - $246

Train to Manchester, fly to Paris Orly  •  7 h 52 min

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

$107 - $428

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 59 min

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

$95 - $358

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 22 min

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

$124 - $335

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Paris CDG (CDG) LPL - CDG

$89 - $402

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Louvre is to night bus and bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 18 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Louvre is to train and fly which costs £55 - £190 and takes 5 h 32 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 15 h 52 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 38 min and costs £150 - £330.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 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 38 min and costs £150 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £85 and takes 15 h 52 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 Ouibus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy 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 38 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, and Les Halles in around 5 h 38 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 15 h 52 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 - $110
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
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
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 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.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.

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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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators

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Louvre is 1 h ahead of Preston. It is currently 5:23 PM in Preston and 6:23 PM in Louvre.

easyJet, British Airways, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 5202+ hotels available in Louvre. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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