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

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  •  3h 37m

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

118€ - 382€

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Bus  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine London - Victoria Coach Station > Coquelles - UK > Coquelles - France > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

18€ - 23€

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 52m

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

196€ - 225€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 13m

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

72€ - 110€

Fly from London Heathrow  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

62€ - 279€

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

77€ - 391€

Bus to London Luton, fly  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Watford Junction station to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

66€ - 409€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5h 7m

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

95€ - 357€

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the subway from Euston station to Tottenham Hale station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Paris CDG (CDG) STN - CDG

83€ - 411€

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Paris CDG (CDG) SEN - CDG

60€ - 170€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Paris is to bus which costs £16 - £21 and takes 11h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Paris is to train which costs £100 - £350 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to Paris. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Paris Nord via Euston station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Watford and Paris is 367 km.

The best way to get from Watford to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs £100 - £350.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Watford to Paris, including transfers.

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Watford to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Watford to Paris is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs £100 - £350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £21 and takes 11h 18m, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £250 and takes 4h 49m.

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

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Paris is 1h ahead of Watford. It is currently 2:12 AM in Watford and 3:12 AM in Paris.

Map of how to get from Watford to Paris.
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  • Distance: 367.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 37m

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

Eurostar operates a train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord hourly. Tickets cost 110€ - 350€ and the journey takes 2h 16m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine every 4 hours. Tickets cost 16€ - 20€ and the journey takes 9h 15m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 370€
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 160€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 650€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Flights from London Stansted to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 400€
Flights from Southend to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23€ - 100€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 320€
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
147€
Website
Eurotunnel
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
95€ - 130€
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 29€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
7€ - 10€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
22€ - 29€
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
17€ - 25€
Anytime Day Single
29€ - 45€
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
3€ - 5€
Anytime Day Single
5€ - 9€
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
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 Euston station to Tottenham Hale station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction station to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Green Line
Ferry operators

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Watford to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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

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There are 7059+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Watford to London Heathrow Airport is to line 724 bus which takes 49 min and costs £6 - £9.

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