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Cheap train tickets from London to Paris

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178

Average

203

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Paris will cost around € 203 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 178.

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Fastest train times from London to Paris

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

2 h 18 m

Average

2 h 20 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

344 km

Of the 12 trains that leave London for Paris every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 344 km distance in an average of 2 h 20 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 18 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 28 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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03:31PMLondon St Pancras2h18 06:49PMParis Gare du Nord
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12:31PMLondon St Pancras2h19 03:50PMParis Gare du Nord
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Overview: Train from London to Paris

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price€236 (€236)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Paris cover the 213 miles (343 km) long route taking on average 2 h 16 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around €236, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €178. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train providers: Eurostar trains London to Paris

For as little as €178 you can travel by train from London to Paris with Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Eurostar

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).

Eurostar from London to Paris train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 22 min
  • Average Price: €178
  • Eurostar frequency: 8 a day

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Paris

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Paris, France allowed?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/22/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Paris from London before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to London is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Paris?

What are the entry requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 5/22/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Paris to London train here.

What is the cost of cheap trains between London and Paris?

You can find a cheap train from London to Paris for some dates and times for as low as €178  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from London to Paris?

The London to Paris train ticket price is on average €236  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

What is the distance between London and Paris via train?

The London to Paris train distance is approximately 213 miles (343 km).

What is the average London to Paris train duration?

The train time from London to Paris is on average 2 h 16 min  for the 213 miles (343 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London to Paris by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from London to Paris do I depart from? Which Paris train station from London do I arrive in?

Some of the London train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Paris train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the train station to the city centre in Paris.

Which train providers can take me between London and Paris?

Take the London to Paris train with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between London and Paris as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any London to Paris direct train services?

Yes, there are 8 direct trains per day between London and Paris, and you can find a direct train for this route with Eurostar  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

How many trains per day are there from London to Paris?

The average number of trains departing London for Paris is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from London to Paris? When is the last train from London to Paris?

The earliest train for this route departs from London at 04: 59. The last train leaves from London at 20: 01. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London to Paris and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I purchase London Paris train tickets to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from London to Paris is on average €236 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from London to Paris available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria 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 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
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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
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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
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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