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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to London by train, night 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  •  2h 26m

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

£100 - £300

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London, London Victoria Coach Station N700

£21 - £27

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Rideshare  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to London 214.7 miles

£31 - £33

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 31m

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

£167 - £184

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 27m

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

£103 - £188

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow  •  4h 21m

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

£44 - £242

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 17m

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

£44 - £280

Fly Paris CDG to London City  •  6h 25m

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

£91 - £392

Train to Paris Le Bourget Apt, fly to London City  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Chatelet Les Halles to Villiers Le Bel Gonesse Arnouville
  2. Fly from Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) to London City (LCY) LBG - LCY

£3,204 - £7,509

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to London is to night bus which costs 25€ - 31€ and takes 9h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to London is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs 110€ - 350€.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at London, London Victoria Coach Station station. This bus operates Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Paris and London is 215 miles.

The best way to get from Paris to London without a car is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs 110€ - 350€.

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The train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar takes 2h 26m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Paris to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 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 26m and costs 110€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 50€ - 290€ and takes 4h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to London.
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  • Distance: 214.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

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

Eurostar operates a train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar twice daily. Tickets cost £100 - £300 and the journey takes 2h 26m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a vehicle from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London, London Victoria Coach Station once daily. Tickets cost £21 - £27 and the journey takes 9h 25m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £370
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£130 - £410
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £140
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £420
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Paris Le Bourget Apt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£3,200 - £7,500
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Chatelet Les Halles to Villiers Le Bel Gonesse Arnouville
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Transilien
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London, London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150
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
£31 - £33
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Paris to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London, London Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 6:02 AM in Paris and 5:02 AM in London.

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

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

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Book your Paris to London bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 30572+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 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 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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