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The cheapest trains from Paris to London

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Cheapest

$238

Average

$326

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to London will cost around $ 326 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 238.

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05:13PMParis Gare du Nord2h19 06:32PMLondon St Pancras International
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$2381One-way
01:13PMParis Gare du Nord2h26 02:39PMLondon St Pancras International
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$3021One-way
09:13AMParis Gare du Nord2h26 10:39AMLondon St Pancras International
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$4381One-way

Timetable Paris to London

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09:13AMParis Gare du Nord2h26 10:39AMLondon St Pancras International
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01:13PMParis Gare du Nord2h26 02:39PMLondon St Pancras International
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05:13PMParis Gare du Nord2h19 06:32PMLondon St Pancras International
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Aug 4
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$265Air France
Thu
Aug 5
$238Eurostar
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$233British Airways
Fri
Aug 6
$152Eurostar
$102Union Ivkoni International
$243Air France
Sat
Aug 7
$166Eurostar
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$218Air France
Sun
Aug 8
$129Eurostar
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$87easyJet
Mon
Aug 9
$129Eurostar
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$107British Airways
Tue
Aug 10
$108Eurostar
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$104British Airways
Wed
Aug 11
$94Eurostar
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$178Air France
Thu
Aug 12
$108Eurostar
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$158Air France
Fri
Aug 13
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$96Union Ivkoni International
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Sat
Aug 14
$129Eurostar
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$156Air France
Sun
Aug 15
$108Eurostar
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$67easyJet
Mon
Aug 16
$117Eurostar
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$69British Airways
Tue
Aug 17
$108Eurostar
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$87Air France
Wed
Aug 18
$87Eurostar
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$104Air France
Thu
Aug 19
$87Eurostar
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$87Air France
Fri
Aug 20
$129Eurostar
$97Union Ivkoni International
$104Air France
Sat
Aug 21
$108Eurostar
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$104Air France
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Aug 22
$108Eurostar
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$84easyJet
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Aug 23
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$60British Airways
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Aug 24
$108Eurostar
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$87Air France

The fastest trains from Paris to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 5

Fastest Journey

2 h 19 m

Average

2 h 23 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

344 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Paris for London every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 344 km distance in an average of 2 h 23 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 19 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 26 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
05:13PMParis Gare du Nord2h19 06:32PMLondon St Pancras International
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$2381One-way
01:13PMParis Gare du Nord2h26 02:39PMLondon St Pancras International
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$3021One-way
09:13AMParis Gare du Nord2h26 10:39AMLondon St Pancras International
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$4381One-way

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Train Information between Paris and London

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$187 (€149)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from Paris to London cover the 213 miles (343 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 19 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $187 (€149), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $108 (€86). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in London Victoria.

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Eurostar Paris – London

Find the best trains between Paris and London with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from $108 (€86). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Eurostar

Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing route with Eurostar between Paris and London. As an official travel partner of Eurostar, Omio shows you Eurostar train schedules for the Paris to London train and Eurostar prices starting as low as $108 (€86) for this journey. Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects mainland Europe to the United Kingdom through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the “Chunnel, ” with routes linking London to Paris, Brussels, Lille and Amsterdam amongst others. Eurostar trains reach speeds up to 200 mph (320 kmh), so you can travel 213 miles (343 km) quickly underwater through the Chunnel from Paris to London.

When booking your Eurostar train between Paris and London, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served). If you’re looking to add to your travel experience, book a Eurostar train from Paris to London on Omio today!

Eurostar has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Eurostar tickets between Paris and London and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Trains from Paris to London

Trains in Europe are a convenient way of traveling between cities, with a number of train companies offering domestic and international routes. Trains from Paris to London are incredibly fast and convenient, with high-speed Eurostar trains traveling between the cities in about 2½ hours. Eurostar trains depart from Paris frequently during the day from early morning until evening, providing plenty of travel options. Paris to London train travel time ranges between 2 hours 15 minutes and 2 hours 30 minutes, depending on the chosen departure time. Eurostar's Paris to London trains leave from Paris Gare du Nord station and travel directly to London St Pancras International. Peak times tend to be in the morning around 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in the afternoon.

Paris to London Train Cost

Average prices for Eurostar Trains from Paris to London when you book in advance

  • Same Day - €242
  • 1 Day in Advance - €185
  • 1 Week in Advance - €118
  • 2 Weeks in Advance - €107
  • 1 Month in Advance - €88
  • 3 Months in Advance - €71

Paris to London Trains: General Information

While it may be cheaper to book a last-minute budget airline ticket from Paris to London, travelers can offset some of the cost of Eurostar train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • All Paris to London trains are run by Eurostar.
  • All Eurostar trains are direct, depart from Paris' Gare du Nord and arrive at London's St. Pancras train station.
  • The Paris to London Eurostar train journey takes as little as 2 hours and 15 minutes to arrive in London.
  • Most travelers book their Paris to London train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.

Based on Omio's travel data ticket prices on Eurostar Paris to London trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 23% cheaper on average to book a Paris to London train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 51% cheaper on average to book a Eurostar train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Paris to London train costs are 63% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Train tickets from Paris to London: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 99 €
2 weeks earlier 71 €39%
3 weeks earlier 69 €43%
1 month before 67 €48%
2 months earlier 66 €50%
3 months earlier 60 €65%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Paris - London. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Paris - London 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 43% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - London with 2 months in advance you save up to about 50% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 65%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Paris to London
Travel by train 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.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Paris, France by train?

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

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/3/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Paris to London before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from London to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from London?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

Last checked on 8/3/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Paris from London here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Paris and London cost?
Train tickets from Paris to London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $108 (€86)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Paris to London on average?
The Paris to London train ticket price is on average $187 (€149)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Paris to London by train?
The distance between Paris and London by train is approximately 213 miles (343 km).
How long is the train ride from Paris to London?
The train time between Paris and London is on average 2 h 19 min  for the 213 miles (343 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to London from Paris by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Paris to London depart from? Which London train station do I come into from Paris?

There are a few train stations in Paris to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in London Victoria.

Where is the departure train station in Paris located? Where is the arrival train station in London located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in London, called London Victoria, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

What train providers go from Paris to London?
For the best Paris to London train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Paris and London to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any direct trains from Paris to London?
Yes, there are direct trains per day from Paris to London with Eurostar, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
What are the first and last departure train times from Paris to London?
The first Paris to London train departs at 7: 13 AM   and the last train from Paris to London leaves at 5: 12 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Paris to London on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Paris to London to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to London from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $187 (€149) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to London a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
London
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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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 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.