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

06:10PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h15 06:25PMLondon Luton Airport
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11:00AMParis8h50 06:50PMLondon
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07:30AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h25 07:55AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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Travel Information between Paris and London

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€70 - €157
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €70 • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €95 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Eurostar

Travel 213 miles (343 km) by coach, flight or train from Paris to London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €70. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, easyJet or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train 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.

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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.
Is international travel between Paris, France and London, United Kingdom allowed?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/19/21; 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 between Paris and London.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Paris, France from London, United Kingdom due to COVID-19?

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

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 10/19/21. 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 Paris from London.

What are my Paris to London travel options?

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

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average €70.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach journey is usually €26 less than a journey to London by plane, which costs on average €95 for the same trip.

A coach is about €87 less than a train, which costs on average €157 for this route.

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

The quickest way to travel to London from Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 19 min   on average.

How many miles are between Paris and London

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Paris to London?

The average frequency per day from Paris to London is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Paris to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Paris to London:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Flights from Paris to London most often leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and tend to arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can take me 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 companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to London by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Paris to London for €70.
  • Travel with easyJet for flights to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Paris to London tickets on Omio for €95.
  • Eurostar can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Eurostar from Paris to London for €157 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Paris and London?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with British Airways with direct flights per day.
  • You can find around 3 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Eurostar.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey to London from Paris ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Paris to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Amsterdam, Brussels or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your Paris and London trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets from Paris to London online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Paris to London, 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 for this trip is €70 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average €95 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is €157 one way on average for this route.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gare Paris Bercy
Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet

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.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse

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