How to travel from Paris to London

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from Paris to London

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

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To get from Paris to London on Jun 10 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to London from Paris

distanceDistance343 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus

Take a coach to travel 343 km from Paris to London. BlaBlaCar Bus is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Paris to London.

How to Travel from Paris to London

Travelling between Paris and London can be done by either train, bus or flight and depending on the mode of transport can be done between 2 and 8 hours. Using the Eurostar service is the quickest and most convenient way between the two cities and gets from the capital of France to the capital of the UK within 2 hours.

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

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to London

Two providers, Eurolines and iDBUS operate direct routes, both finishing their journeys at London Victoria Coach Station, with an average travel time of around 8 hours. Eurolines services depart from Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet, with around 11 departures a day, while iDBUS routes leave from Gare Paris Bercy, with up to 7 departures a day. Although this travel mode option has the longest travel time it is the most scenic, and sometimes saves travellers the most money.

Fastest way to travel from Paris to London

The Eurostar service departs from Paris Gare du Nord and arrives at London St. Pancras International station in the centre of the city. There are around 10 Eurostar trains that depart Paris every day with a direct service time of between 2 and 2.5 hours. Facilities on the train include wifi, air conditioning, luggage racks and a refreshment service. To save money on Eurostar tickets book as far in advance as possible.

Most popular way to travel from Paris to London

While the Eurostar is often the mode of choice for people travelling from Paris to London, many people still choose to fly on this route. Airlines that fly between Paris and London include easyJet and British Airways. Flights depart from either Paris Orly Airport or Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive at either London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London City or London Luton airports. Between them, they offer over 30 flights a day, with a total journey time of around 4 hours including time needed at the airport.

Tip: Once Landed in London the most cost effective way to get around is to purchase an Oyster Card for a deposit of £5 which saves visitors money on trains, the underground, and the bus network. When leaving the city travellers can return the Oyster Card at most information points inside stations and receive the deposit back.

FAQs: Travel from Paris to London

FAQs: Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to London.

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

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 5/25/23; 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 London from Paris.

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Paris from London restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 5/25/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from London closer to your date of departure here.

Travelling from Paris to London includes taking a coach.

Going by train is the quickest way from Paris to London with an average travel time of 2 h 25 min.

The distance between Paris and London is around 343 km.

The average frequency per day from Paris to London is:

  • Around 12 coaches per day.

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

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

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

    • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to London by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to London for €55.

    Yes, there is a direct service from Paris to London:

    • You can find 8 direct coaches per day to London with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.

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

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip to London from Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Coach tickets are costing on average €55 one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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