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You can get from London to Paris by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Paris on Jan 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h25 11:25AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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06:25AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h20 08:45AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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02:45PMLondon Heathrow Airport1h20 05:05PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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07:01PMLondon St Pancras2h21 10:22PMParis Gare du Nord
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Fri
Jan 28
178Eurostar
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115easyJet
Sat
Jan 29
131Eurostar
43Union Ivkoni International
137British Airways
Sun
Jan 30
160Eurostar
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61easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
98Eurostar
42Union Ivkoni International
54easyJet
Tue
Feb 1
98Eurostar
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33easyJet
Wed
Feb 2
79Eurostar
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33easyJet
Thu
Feb 3
98Eurostar
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32Vueling
Fri
Feb 4
98Eurostar
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32Vueling
Sat
Feb 5
108Eurostar
42Union Ivkoni International
66easyJet
Sun
Feb 6
98Eurostar
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86Air France
Mon
Feb 7
108Eurostar
35Union Ivkoni International
30easyJet
Tue
Feb 8
65Eurostar
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30easyJet
Wed
Feb 9
98Eurostar
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30easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
118Eurostar
30BlaBlaCar Bus
32Vueling
Fri
Feb 11
224Eurostar
105BlaBlaCar Bus
95easyJet
Sat
Feb 12
197Eurostar
37Union Ivkoni International
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Sun
Feb 13
144Eurostar
30BlaBlaCar Bus
79Vueling
Mon
Feb 14
98Eurostar
32BlaBlaCar Bus
53easyJet
Tue
Feb 15
79Eurostar
27BlaBlaCar Bus
33easyJet
Wed
Feb 16
79Eurostar
27BlaBlaCar Bus
36easyJet

Travel Information between London and Paris

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€75 - €144
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €75 • 8 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €127 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Eurostar

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 213 miles (343 km) to Paris from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €75. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from London to Paris.

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How to Travel from London to Paris

Travelling between the British and the French capital can be done by plane, train, or bus and can take as little as 2.5 hours. Some of the most visited places in London include the British Museum, Westminster, and Hyde Park. In addition to its many museums, the most popular places to visit while in Paris are the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the Luxembourg Gardens.


Travelling London-Paris

Already know what your preffered mode of travel from London to Paris is? You can book your travel ticket on your chosen travel mode by checking out our pages below. If you're still wondering whether to catch the train, bus or fly from London to Paris you can check out our research below.

Train: Train travel between these European cities is provided by Eurostar, which operates hourly high-speed trains from early morning until the evening. Trains depart from London St Pancras International, and on average take 2 hours and 15 minutes to reach Paris Gare du Nord.

Bus: Eurolines, National Express, OuiBus, and Flixbus cover the bus route between London and Paris, with coaches departing approximately every 2 hours. Direct buses take 8 hours, and those that require changing buses at Paris Charles de Gaulle or Brussels take up to 12 hours. All coaches depart from London Victoria and arrive at either Paris Bercy or at the international coach station of Paris Gallieni.

Flight: Direct flights between London and Paris are offered by easyJet and Air France. Average flight time is just over 1 hour, and on any given day there are approximately 10 flights available. The departure airports are Heathrow, Gatwick, and Luton, and flights arrive at either Paris Charles de Gaulle or Paris Orly.


London to Paris Travel Comparison

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Travel Time

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buses

£18.10

8hrs

1 Month Before

trains

£68.62

2hrs 22mins

8 Weeks Before

flight

£52.60

1hr 20mins

1 Month Before



What is the best way to travel from London to Paris?

What is the cheapest way to travel from London to Paris?


The cheapest way to get from London to Paris is by coach. On average passengers can save 10% on the price of a coach ticket compared with the price of a flight or train ticket from London to Paris. Taking the bus is also the longest mode of travel between London and Paris with the journey time ranging between 8 hours and 10 hours.

There are approximately 20 daily departures from London Victoria Coach station to several Paris coach stations. The main coach providers are National Express, Ouibus, Eurolines and Flixbus. For the best coach deals on ticket prices it's best to book up to one month in advance.

What is the fastest way to travel from London to Paris?


The quickest method of travel from London to Paris is by taking the train, with the direct Eurostar taking not much more than 2 hours to cover the distance. In fact, the London-Paris route is one of a number of major European travel routes that are quicker on the train than by flying, once the waiting time and airport transit time are taken into consideration. There are 14 Eurostar services a day, departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Gare du Nord in the north of Paris.

What is the most popular way to travel from London to Paris?


Most travellers going from London to Paris who book with Omio choose to travel either by train or flight. With an average of 40 direct flights a day between London and Paris this option offers passengers the best flexibility. The most regular flights are provided by British Airways between London Gatwick and Paris Charles de Gaulle with approximately 13 daily departures.

Other airlines which serve the London-Paris route include easyJet, Air France and Iberia. Most flights depart from London Gatwick, London Luton and London Heathrow, arriving at Paris Charles de Gaulle and Paris Orly.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling from London to Paris?

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/26/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Paris from London.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to London, United Kingdom from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to London from Paris restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 1/26/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

What are my London to Paris travel options?

You can travel between London and Paris 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from London to Paris?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average €75.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is about €52 less than a flight, which costs on average €127 for this journey.

A coach is generally €69 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average €144 from London to Paris.

What is the fastest way from London to Paris?

The quickest way to travel between London and Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 8 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 16 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between London and Paris

You should expect to travel around 213 miles (343 km) from London to Paris.

How many services a day are there from London to Paris?

The average frequency per day from London to Paris is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Paris from London as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Paris:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers catch their flight from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Who can get me from London to Paris?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Paris:

  • You can travel to Paris from London by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €75 with Flixbus from London to Paris.
  • You can take a flight from London to Paris with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for €127 with easyJet from London to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from London by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for €144 with Eurostar from London to Paris on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly to Paris from London?

Yes, there are direct services available to Paris from London with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with easyJet or Air France.
  • You can travel directly by train with Eurostar with 8 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Paris.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from London to Paris ends?

Many of our customers travelling from London to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Barcelona, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your London and Paris trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase my London to Paris ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from London to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is €75 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average €127 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is €144 one way on average.

But we recommend booking London to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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