There are 12 ways to get from London to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 16 min

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

$75 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

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

$17 - $45

10 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Paris 214.7 miles

$30 - $60

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 31 min

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

$217 - $244

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 54 min

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

$75 - $120

Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG  •  4 h 9 min

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

$88 - $288

Fly London City to Paris Orly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$110 - $1,426

Fly London Gatwick to Paris CDG  •  4 h 28 min

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

$57 - $206

Train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

$69 - $205

Train to Southampton, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 8 min

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

$87 - $319

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 17 min

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

$119 - $327

Train to Southend, fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 54 min

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

$60 - $227

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Paris is to bus which costs £13 - £35 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Paris is to train which costs £60 - £190 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between London and Paris is 215 miles.

The train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Paris, Paris. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Paris Nord Eurostar. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Paris.
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  • Distance: 214.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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

Eurostar operates a train from London to Paris hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $240 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $45 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 Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
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 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 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 21 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
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
[email protected]
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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