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Cheap train tickets from London to Paris

Showing times and prices for Jun 14

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Paris is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Eurostar
06:31PM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:50PMParis Gare du Nord
2431One-way
0 transfers
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Eurostar
07:01PM2h25
London St Pancras International (STP)
10:26PMParis Gare du Nord
2431One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Eurostar
08:01PM2h22
London St Pancras International (STP)
11:23PMParis Gare du Nord
2431One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Eurostar
06:01PM2h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:18PMParis Gare du Nord
2431One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Eurostar
03:31PM2h20
London St Pancras International (STP)
06:51PMParis Gare du Nord
2701One-way
0 transfers

London to Paris train times

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, June 14
Eurostar
06:01AM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:20AMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
07:01AM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
10:20AMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
08:01AM2h20
London St Pancras International (STP)
11:21AMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
09:31AM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
12:50PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
10:31AM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
01:50PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
11:31AM2h20
London St Pancras International (STP)
02:51PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
12:31PM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
03:50PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
01:31PM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
04:50PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
02:31PM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
05:50PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
03:31PM2h20
London St Pancras International (STP)
06:51PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
04:01PM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
07:20PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
04:31PM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
07:50PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
05:31PM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
08:50PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
06:01PM2h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:18PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
06:31PM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:50PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
07:01PM2h25
London St Pancras International (STP)
10:26PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect
Eurostar
08:01PM2h22
London St Pancras International (STP)
11:23PMParis Gare du Nord
0 transfersDirect

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Fastest train times from London to Paris

Showing times and prices for Jun 14

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

2 h 19 m

Trains per day

17

Distance

344 km

Of the 17 trains that leave London for Paris every day 17 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Eurostar
06:01PM2h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:18PMParis Gare du Nord
2431One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Eurostar
06:31PM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:50PMParis Gare du Nord
2431One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Eurostar
06:01AM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:20AMParis Gare du Nord
2721One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Eurostar
07:01AM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
10:20AMParis Gare du Nord
2701One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Eurostar
12:31PM2h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
03:50PMParis Gare du Nord
2701One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from London to Paris

distanceDistance343 km
durationAverage train duration2 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price€320 (€320)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar or Eurostar

Trains from London to Paris cover the 343 km long trip taking on average 2 h 17 min with our travel partners like Eurostar or Eurostar. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around €320, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €121. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Paris Gare du Nord.

Train providers: Eurostar and Eurostar trains London to Paris

For as little as €121 you can travel by train to Paris from London with Eurostar and Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Paris train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Train information from London to Paris with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 21 min
  • Cheapest Price: €373
  • Eurostar frequency: 10 a day

Trains from London to Paris: Journey Details

Trains from London to Paris are all provided by high-speed railway service Eurostar. All London to Paris Eurostar services are direct, with the first departure at 5:30 a.m. and the final train is at 7:24 p.m. Unlike national trains, passengers will need to check-in at the Eurostar desk in St Pancras International. Find more information on saving money on train tickets from London to Paris and more below.

Taking the train from London to Paris: What to know before you go

  • The London to Paris train usually between 2 and a half to 3 hours to complete, with the fastest services taking only 2 hours and 22 minutes to reach Paris.
  • There are around 20 trains from London to Paris a day.
  • All services for trains from London to Paris are operated by Eurostar.
  • Seat Reservations are included in the ticket for Eurostar trains.
  • It is 18% cheaper to book a London to Paris train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 35% cheaper to book a Eurostar train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Finally, London to Paris train costs are 58% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of. Which is why most of our customers book their London Paris train tickets 1-2 months in advance of the travel dates.
  • Compared to catching a flight, Eurostar's London-Paris route offers a far more convenient and quicker alternative when you factor in check-in and time spent getting to the airport. With appropriate planning, the journey could even be quicker when booked in advance.

Eurostar London-Paris Train Info

Where can I buy Eurostar trains tickets from London to Paris?

  • On the Eurostar website, or here with Omio, online or with the app.
  • Ticket office opening hours: Monday to Friday - 04:45am until 10:00p.m. Saturday - 05:30 until 10:00p.m. Sunday and bank holidays 07:00am - 10:00p.m.
  • Where to check-in: lower level of St.Pancras station.
  • Connecting buses: 10, 73, 46, 214.
  • Travel documents needed: valid passport or a national identity card (EEA citizens and Swiss nationals).
  • Travelling with children and babies: children and babies must have their own valid travel documentation.
  • Extra information: if you are married but your passport only has your maiden name, then it may be best to bring a copy of your marriage certificate when you're checking-in.

St Pancras Train Station Info

  • Address: Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4QP, UK.
  • Opening hours: 00:00am - 00:00am.
  • Connecting buses: 10, 73, 46, 214.
  • Metro lines: Victoria-Blue Line, Northern Line, Bakerloo line, Piccadilly line, Hammersmith City Line, Circle Line, Metropolitan Line.
  • National lines: East Midlands Trains have connecting service to St. Pancras International from Sheiffeld and Leicester.

Eurostar train - London, Paris all depart from St. Pancras International close to the city centre. It's easy to reach the station from any part of London thanks to excellent links on London Underground which sees Northern, Bakerloo, Piccadilly, Victoria, Hammersmith and City and District and Circle line trains stopping at Kings Cross/St. Pancras. Local buses also serve the station, including the 10 and 73 from the West End and there are night bus services all through the night. Taxis will also take passengers to the station from any part of London.

Advice on how to get to London St. Pancras from Vicky of VickyFlipFlopTravels.com: “It’s easy to get to St Pancras International Station on the London Underground. Six different tube lines feed into Kings Cross Station and from here you can get to St Pancras International by walking in just a few minutes. If you’re coming into London via Euston, St Pancras International is just a few minutes’ walk away.

Gare du Nord Train Station Info

  • Address: 18 Rue de Dunkerque, 75010 Paris, France.
  • Opening hours: 05:00am until 01:00am.
  • Connecting buses: 1, 14.
  • Metro lines: Line 4, Line 5 and Line 2.
  • National lines: Line A serves as a direct connection to Disneyland Paris. Line D serves as a quick connection to Gare de Lyon.

The Eurostar to Paris arrives at the Gare du Nord station in the heart of the French capital. It's easy to get to any area of Paris by metro and the Gare du Nord metro station is the city's busiest with both the 4 and 5 line trains stopping regularly. Buses also depart for all areas of the city and the Noctilien night bus service covers all the main stations, including Gare du Nord. Taxis are readily available from the station concourse and can whisk travellers to any destination.

Advice for arriving at Gare du Nord station from Vicky of VickyFlipFlopTravels.com: "When you arrive at the Gare du Nord, the Eurostar station in Paris, you’ll be right in the centre of the city so it’s easy to get around. The Gare du Nord is also a Metro station, which links you up to lines 4 and 5 underground. You will of course always find taxis outside too.Just make sure the taxi is on the meter or you agree a price beforehand so you both know what’s expected. Be prepared with your next destination when you get to the station. The Gare du Nord is a busy place and you may feel overwhelmed. When you arrive you’re free to leave the station as you wish, there are no passport or ticket checks."

Trains from London to Paris: Onwards travel information


Where can I travel from Paris?

With nine stations located in Paris, the French capital is an inevitable travel hub for passengers travelling throughout Europe. Trains to Paris offer further connections to European cities such as Brussels, Lille, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Barcelona, Marseille and Lyon. It is important for those changing trains in Paris to check if their connecting train is departing from a different station.

How do I get from Paris Gare du Nord to the airport?

Passengers travelling to Charles de Gaulle airport or Orly airport and arriving at Gare du Nord will be able to take the RER regional train (Line B). Passengers travelling to Beauvais airport will need to make their way to Metro line 1 to Porte Maillot station and catch the connecting shuttle bus. Each shuttle bus departs two hours before each scheduled flight. For more information on the bus timetables you can find it on the Beauvais Airport website.

How to travel to get to Disneyland from Gare du Nord?

Gare du Nord offers a direct train to Disneyland Paris. Passengers should take the RER Line A from beneath the station in the direction of St-Mandé.

What are the top attractions in Paris?

Known as the Capital of Fashion and the City of Light, fashion loving travellers will enjoy visiting famous designer boutiques and department stores in Paris like Printemps and Galeries Lafayette. From fabulous museums like the Louvre to the world's most visited tourist attraction, the Eiffel Tower, there is something to appeal to everyone in this thrilling destination.

FAQs: Trains from London to Paris

FAQs: Travel by train from London to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Paris.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Paris can start from as little as €121 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Paris is €320; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Paris from London is on average 2 h 17 min   for the 343 km long journey, but the time it takes to go to Paris from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Paris leaves at 05: 31. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Paris leaves at 20: 01.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Paris without having to change trains with Eurostar or Eurostar. There are 10 direct trains from London to Paris each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Paris. Take the fast train with Eurostar from London to Paris.
The high-speed Eurostar train from London to Paris takes around 3 h 21 min.
Take the London to Paris train with Eurostar or Eurostar. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between London and Paris as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 01.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your trip from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London St Pancras International. When arriving in Paris, you can end your journey in train stations like Paris Gare du Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Paris Gare Montparnasse.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Paris Gare du Nord, located 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Paris from London is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 17 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Paris by train is May.
You have options as you can travel from London to Paris 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Paris

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Paris
London Waterloo is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Paris.
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Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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+44 3450774224
Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transport options for London Fenchurch Street
Onward travel information: Rail replacement buses will stop outside HSBC on Fenchurch Street. Aldgate Bus Station. Details of the buses serving Fenchurch Street and Aldgate area, and the Bus Stops they are using is available here
Metro: London Underground (Circle Line and District Line) at Tower Hill - 200m from the Tower Hill exit London Underground (Metropolitan Line, Circle Line) at Aldgate - 300m from Fenchurch Place exit. Docklands Light Railway at Tower Gateway - 300m from the Tower Hill exit.
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Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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