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The cheapest Trains

from Paris
to London

Cheapest

303

Average

342

Showing times and prices for May 28

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 € 342 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 303.

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11:13Paris Gare du Nord2h 34m 12:47London St Pancras International
303
1One-way
303 1One-way
2nd cheapest
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16:13Paris Gare du Nord2h 26m 17:39London St Pancras International
349
1One-way
349 1One-way
2nd cheapest
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21:13Paris Gare du Nord2h 26m 22:39London St Pancras International
349
1One-way
349 1One-way
2nd cheapest
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17:13Paris Gare du Nord2h 19m 18:32London St Pancras International
349
1One-way
349 1One-way
2nd cheapest
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13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h 26m 14:39London St Pancras International
349
1One-way
349 1One-way

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May 27
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Tue
May 28
303 Eurostar
52 Ouibus
120 Eurowings
Wed
May 29
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Thu
May 30
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49 Ouibus
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May 31
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Jun 1
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The fastest trains

from Paris
to London

Fastest Journey

2h 17m

Average

2h 26m

train per day

7

Distance

344 km

Showing times and prices for May 28

Of the 7 trains that leave Paris for London every day 7 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 2h 26m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2h 17m .

The slowest trains will take 2h 36m 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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10:13Paris Gare du Nord2h 17m 11:30London St Pancras International
349
1One-way
349 1One-way
2nd fastest
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17:13Paris Gare du Nord2h 19m 18:32London St Pancras International
349
1One-way
349 1One-way
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16:13Paris Gare du Nord2h 26m 17:39London St Pancras International
349
1One-way
349 1One-way
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21:13Paris Gare du Nord2h 26m 22:39London St Pancras International
349
1One-way
349 1One-way
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13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h 26m 14:39London St Pancras International
349
1One-way
349 1One-way
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Journey Summary

Paris to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 26 minutes
Train Ticket Price:114
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:344 km
TrainTrain Companies:Eurostar

Trains from Paris to 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.

Paris to London Train Cost

Prices for Eurostar Trains from Paris to London when you book in advance

Booking Period Average Price
Same Day £195.15
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.


  • All Paris to London trains are run by Eurostar.

  • All Eurostar trains are direct, depart from Paris' Gare du Nord train station and arrive at London's St. Pancras.

  • Most travellers book their Paris to London tickets 1-2 months in advance of the travel date.





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:

  • It is 18% cheaper to book a Paris to London 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, Paris to London train costs are 58% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Where do trains from Paris to London depart from?

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.

Where do trains from Paris to London arrive to?

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.

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Best fares for trains from Paris to London

This Weekend
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Fri, May 31
Train
Eurostar
19:132h 26m21:39
ParisLondon
Sat, Jun 1
Train
Eurostar
05:132h 19m07:32
ParisLondon
Fastest Trains from Paris to London
Thu, Jun 6
Train
Eurostar
10:132h 17m12:30
ParisLondon
Fri, Jun 7
Train
Eurostar
18:432h 17m21:00
ParisLondon
Tue, Jun 11
Train
Eurostar
08:132h 17m10:30
ParisLondon
Return Train Tickets for London to Paris
Wed, May 29
Train
Eurostar
18:012h 16m20:17
LondonParis
Thu, May 30
Train
Eurostar
16:012h 16m18:17
LondonParis
Fri, May 31
Train
Eurostar
17:312h 16m19:47
LondonParis
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
London
TrainGare Saint-Lazare

Amenities

TrainParis Gare Montparnasse

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TrainParis Gare d'Austerlitz

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TrainParis Gare de Lyon

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 1, 14
Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87
Suburban train lines RER A, D
TrainParis Gare de l'Est

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TrainParis Gare du Nord

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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines 4, 5
Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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