There are 11 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  •  3 h 19 min

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

$80 - $262

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 41 min

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

$26 - $57

9 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 54 min

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

$228 - $258

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 15 min

  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  •  4 h 52 min

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

$69 - $259

Train, Tube to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the Tube from Euston Underground Station to Bank Underground Station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$119 - $1,453

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 3 min

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

$66 - $233

Train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Bricket Wood
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

$58 - $189

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 7 min

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

$111 - $315

Train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 7 min

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

$96 - $348

Train to Southend, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 40 min

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

$69 - $254

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Paris is to bus which costs £19 - £45 and takes 10 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Paris is to train which costs £60 - £200 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford to Paris. However, there are services departing from Watford, Beechen Grove and arriving at Paris, Paris via Edgware and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 41 min.

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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 3 h 19 min.

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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 3 h 19 min and costs £60 - £200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Watford to Paris, including transfers.

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

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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 3 h 19 min and costs £60 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £45 and takes 10 h 41 min, you could also fly, which costs £50 - £200 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Watford to Paris.
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  • Distance: 229.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Watford to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min. Ouibus also services this route every 4 hours.

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 Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
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 Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
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
$172
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
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Train from Watford Junction to Bricket Wood
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $2
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
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.

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
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
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Paris is 1 h ahead of Watford. It is currently 4:33 PM in Watford and 5:33 PM in Paris.

Watford to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord Eurostar 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 4901+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $76 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 53 min and costs £6.

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