There are 13 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car, car train, car ferry, subway 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 10 min

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

$78 - $243

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$21 - $28

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700

$33 - $53

Rideshare  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Paris 214.7 miles

$30 - $60

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$222 - $249

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$76 - $119

Tube to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$112 - $1,429

Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$92 - $296

Fly London Gatwick to Paris CDG  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

$61 - $201

Train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

$71 - $205

Train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Paris CDG (CDG) SOU - CDG

$87 - $320

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 54 min

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

$120 - $335

Train to Southend, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Paris CDG (CDG) SEN - CDG

$62 - $231

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Paris is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 9 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Paris is to train which costs £55 - £190 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Paris. However, there are services departing from Waterloo, County Hall and arriving at Paris, Paris via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Paris is 214 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs £55 - £190.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Waterloo Station to Paris, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Paris is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs £55 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 9 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £160 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Waterloo Station to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Paris.
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  • Distance: 214.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Paris, France?

Eurostar operates a train from Waterloo Station to Paris hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $240 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Southend to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
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
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Paris is 1 h ahead of Waterloo Station. It is currently 10:43 PM in Waterloo Station and 11:43 PM in Paris.

British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 4901+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar