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 Paris to London will cost around € 321 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 260.
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Trains per day
Of the 17 train that leave Paris for London every day 17 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 344 km distance in an average of 2h 23m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 17m .
The slowest train will take 2h 37m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 23 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||99 €|
|Trains depart from:||Paris|
|Trains arrive in:||London|
Train services from Paris to London are operated by Eurostar, departing from London St. Pancras International Station and arriving at Paris Gare du Nord. The train journey takes approximately 2.5 hours, with state of the art high-speed trains travelling the Channel Tunnel. The first train departs London just after 5:30 a.m. and services then run half-hourly through peak hours and hourly during off peak times. The last train leaves at 8:00 p.m. The first train on Saturday and Sunday departs one hour later.
Prices for Eurostar Trains from Paris to London when you book in advance
|Booking Period||Average Price|
|1 Day in Advance||£160.97|
|1 Week in Advance||£126.19|
|2 Weeks in Advance||£100.33|
|1 Month in Advance||£82.19|
|3 Months in Advance||£55.03|
More information about Paris to London trains
While it's tempting to opt for a last minute flight for your journey between Paris and London, which, if you time it right could be cheaper; the train offers a far more convenient and quicker alternative (when you factor in check-in and time spent at the airport). With appropriate planning, the journey could even be quicker when booked in advanced.
Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Eurostar Paris to London trains decrease the further you book in advance:
Eurostar trains depart from Gare du Nord station, which is one of six major trains stations in Paris. Arriving at Gare du Nord within the Paris area is simple, as it is located on Rue de Dunkerque and is well connected by the Paris Metro, which is a fast and cost-effective way to reach the station.
The Eurostar trains arrive at the London terminal St-Pancras which is conveniently situated in Central London on Euston Road. Its proximity to the city centre means that travellers can leave their Eurostar train and reach their London hotel in a matter of minutes. It is certainly possible to reach a nearby hotel on foot if it is located in the local area, however, the London Underground also provides fast transfers within the Central London area.