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There are 12 ways to get from Paris to London 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.

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Train  •  2h 21m

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

£60 - £190

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450 / ...

£13 - £80

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Rideshare  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to London 214.7 miles

£32 - £33

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 30m

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

£171 - £189

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 48m

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

£61 - £88

Fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 12m

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

£49 - £228

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£47 - £167

Fly to London Luton, train  •  4h 56m

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

£52 - £166

Fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 16m

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

£66 - £259

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 21m

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

£74 - £254

Fly to Southend, train  •  4h 57m

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

£52 - £174

Fly to London Stansted  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Stansted (STN) CDG - STN

£55 - £176

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to London is to rideshare which costs 36€ - 38€ and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to London is to train which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 2h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Gallieni and arriving at London. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Paris and London is 344 km.

The best way to get from Paris to London without a car is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs 65€ - 210€.

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The train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar takes 2h 21m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Paris to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris, Gallieni station.

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Paris to London train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to London is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs 65€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 90€ and takes 7h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 4h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to London.
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  • Distance: 214.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

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

Eurostar operates a train from Paris to London King's Cross hourly. Tickets cost £60 - £190 and the journey takes 2h 21m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Paris Gallieni to London Victoria 3 times a day. Tickets cost £50 - £80 and the journey takes 7h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £290
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £350
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £290
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £350
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Paris CDG to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £280
Flights from Paris CDG to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£750 - £1,800
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
[email protected]
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
South Western Railway
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to London
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£32 - £33
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Paris to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 9:50 AM in Paris and 8:50 AM in London.

Paris to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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

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Book your Paris to London bus tickets online with Busbud, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 1941+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £55 per night.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38m and costs 10€.

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