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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 Jun 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:35PMLondon Heathrow Airport1h20 07:55PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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05:35PMLondon Heathrow Airport1h20 07:55PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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06:15AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h15 08:30AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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08:01AMLondon St Pancras International2h16 11:17AMParis Gare du Nord
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04:31PMLondon St Pancras International2h16 07:47PMParis Gare du Nord
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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 are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Paris from London?

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

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter France?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from London?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 6/21/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from London to Paris.

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

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from France?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from France?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 6/21/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Paris.

How do I travel to Paris from London?

There are 3 ways to travel from London to Paris including taking a coach, flight or train.

What is the distance from London to Paris?

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

Which travel companies can take me from London to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Air France can take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air France from London to Paris for €69.
  • Travel with Union Ivkoni International for coaches to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Union Ivkoni International London to Paris tickets on Omio for €62.
  • Eurostar can take you to Paris by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Eurostar from London to Paris for €86.
Can I find a direct route to Paris from London?

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

  • You can take a direct flight with Air France.

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 to Paris from London ends?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from London to Paris usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Amsterdam or Brussels from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I book 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 buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average €69 one way for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average €62 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is €86 one way on average for this journey.

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.

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

The cheapest way from London to Paris is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around €62 compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is €7 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from London to Paris costing on average €69.

A coach is €24 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Paris costing on average €86.

What is the fastest way from London to Paris?

The fastest way to get to Paris from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Paris by coach can take on average 8 h 30 min.

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

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