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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 Oct 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30PMLondon8h30 07:00AMParis
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661One-way
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09:30PMLondon8h30 07:00AMParis
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06:05PMLondon Gatwick Airport1h20 08:25PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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03:20PMLondon Luton Airport1h20 05:40PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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08:01AMLondon St Pancras International2h16 11:17AMParis Gare du Nord
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Oct 21
245Eurostar
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147easyJet
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Oct 22
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142easyJet
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Oct 23
245Eurostar
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123easyJet
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Oct 24
245Eurostar
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111easyJet
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Oct 25
158Eurostar
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94easyJet
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Oct 26
107Eurostar
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68easyJet
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Oct 27
129Eurostar
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56easyJet
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Oct 28
118Eurostar
35BlaBlaCar Bus
61easyJet
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Oct 29
144Eurostar
40Flixbus
58easyJet
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Oct 30
118Eurostar
35Flixbus
52easyJet
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Oct 31
130Eurostar
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Nov 1
224Eurostar
80Flixbus
95Vueling
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Nov 2
130Eurostar
35BlaBlaCar Bus
67Vueling
Wed
Nov 3
118Eurostar
30BlaBlaCar Bus
91easyJet
Thu
Nov 4
158Eurostar
40BlaBlaCar Bus
79Vueling
Fri
Nov 5
158Eurostar
35BlaBlaCar Bus
97easyJet
Sat
Nov 6
178Eurostar
40Flixbus
125easyJet
Sun
Nov 7
178Eurostar
50BlaBlaCar Bus
71easyJet
Mon
Nov 8
107Eurostar
29Flixbus
52easyJet
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Nov 9
65Eurostar
27Flixbus
50easyJet

Travel Information to Paris from London

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€34 - €241
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €34 • 9 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €124 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Eurostar

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 213 miles (343 km) from London to Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €34. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Air France or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

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 COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Paris, France from London, United Kingdom?

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

Is international entry into Paris from London restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 10/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Paris from London closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to 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 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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 10/19/21. 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.

How do I travel from London to Paris?

There are 3 travel options from London to Paris: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from London to Paris the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average €34.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is generally €90 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average €124 from London to Paris.

A coach is €207 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from London to Paris costing on average €241.

What is the fastest way to Paris from London?

The quickest way to travel from London to Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Paris by coach can take on average 9 h 40 min.

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

How far is Paris from London?

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

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

The average frequency per day from London to Paris is:

  • 4 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Paris?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers board their plane from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from London Victoria to Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can take 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 between London and Paris by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €34 with Flixbus from London to Paris.
  • You can travel from London to Paris by flight with Air France. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €124 with Air France from London to Paris.
  • You can travel by train from London to Paris with Eurostar, and you can find Eurostar London to Paris tickets for €241 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between London and Paris?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Paris with Vueling or Air France with around direct flights every day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Paris with Eurostar with around 4 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Paris from London?
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!
When should I buy a ticket to Paris from London online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average €34 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is €124 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is €241 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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