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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 27m

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

$80 - $262

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Bus  •  11h 28m

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

$24 - $35

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 51m

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

$227 - $257

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 15m

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

$83 - $129

Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG  •  4h 53m

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

$75 - $265

Train, subway to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the subway from Euston station to Bank station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY
  4. Take the train from Antony to Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame

$108 - $1,445

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 10m

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

$67 - $223

Fly London Luton to Paris CDG  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

$58 - $189

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 5m

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

$92 - $314

Train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 10m

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

$97 - $338

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Paris is to bus which costs £18 - £28 and takes 11h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Paris is to train which costs £60 - £210 and takes 3h 27m.

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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 Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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The distance between Watford and Paris is 230 miles.

The best way to get from Watford to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs £60 - £210.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m 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 International station.

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The best way to get from Watford to Paris is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs £60 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £28 and takes 11h 28m, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £210 and takes 4h 53m.

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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 7:23 AM in Watford and 8:23 AM in Paris.

Map of how to get from Watford to Paris.
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  • Distance: 229.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 27m

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

Eurostar operates a train from Watford to Paris hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $240 and the journey takes 2h 16m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Watford to Paris 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Bus operators
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
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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

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

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There are 5331+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Watford to London Heathrow Airport is to line 724 bus which takes 51m and costs £11.

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