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from London to Paris

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

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To get from London to Paris on Sep 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMLondon Gatwick Airport1h20 10:20AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$1081One-way
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10:00PMLondon8h45 07:45AMParis, Pl. du Panthéon
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$571One-way
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06:20AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h15 08:35AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$1721One-way
09:00AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h25 11:25AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$1921One-way
07:01AMLondon St Pancras International2h16 10:17AMParis Gare du Nord
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$2381One-way

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Sun
Sep 26
$278Eurostar
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Mon
Sep 27
$238Eurostar
$52Union Ivkoni International
$98easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$158Eurostar
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$136Air France
Wed
Sep 29
$147Eurostar
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$136Air France
Thu
Sep 30
$221Eurostar
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$96easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$300Eurostar
$77Flixbus
$118easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
$98Eurostar
$54Flixbus
$145Air France
Sun
Oct 3
$147Eurostar
$45Flixbus
$77easyJet
Mon
Oct 4
$106Eurostar
$45Flixbus
$58easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$88Eurostar
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$120Air France
Wed
Oct 6
$106Eurostar
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$108British Airways
Thu
Oct 7
$122Eurostar
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$71easyJet
Fri
Oct 8
$194Eurostar
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$77easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
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$45Flixbus
$47easyJet
Sun
Oct 10
$98Eurostar
$36Flixbus
$60easyJet
Mon
Oct 11
$131Eurostar
$39Flixbus
$47easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$81Eurostar
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$89British Airways
Wed
Oct 13
$81Eurostar
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$108British Airways
Thu
Oct 14
$131Eurostar
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$60easyJet
Fri
Oct 15
$179Eurostar
$43Union Ivkoni International
$82easyJet
Sat
Oct 16
$131Eurostar
$32Flixbus
$79easyJet

Travel Information from London to Paris

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $302
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $43 (€34) • 9 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $155 (€124) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Eurostar

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 213 miles (343 km) to Paris from London. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $43 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Air France or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from London to Paris.

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London to Paris Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

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Bus

€34

7:30 h

1 Month Ahead

Train

€103

2:16 h

2 Months Ahead

Flight

€55

4:00 h

2 Weeks Ahead



Travel from London to Paris

You can choose from a variety of transportation methods as you travel London to Paris. The fastest option is flying, which generally takes about 1h 15min. This is a popular route, with about 30 flights per day to explore from a variety of airlines. Though it takes a bit longer, travel by train is a more scenic option that some people find more enjoyable than air travel.

The journey by train typically lasts about 2h 20min, as you cruise along a high-speed train through the Channel Tunnel and into France. This route is operated by Eurostar, with hourly departures every day of the week throughout the entire year. You can also choose to ride the ferry across the English Channel and take in the White Cliffs of Dover, though this will take about 10h compared to the Eurostar route. Another option is to ride the bus, which takes about 10h and departs from London twice per day.

About Paris

Paris is the capital of France, with the highest population of any city in the country. There are well over two million people living in just over 40 square miles (100 sq km), so this is a bustling metropolitan area. The currency used in Paris and throughout France is the euro (€). The city enjoys mild weather throughout the year with moderate moisture levels, though you can expect abrupt and powerful rain showers that pop up sporadically throughout the year.

Most shops will close in the middle of the day for several hours to break for lunch, typically from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. On the other hand, restaurants generally close for several hours after the lunch hours, usually shutting their doors from 2:00 p.m. until dinner time around 8:00 p.m.

Public transport in Paris

The public transit infrastructure of Paris has been rated as the greatest public transportation system in the world. With bus, tram and metro lines criss-crossing throughout the city, you can rely entirely on public transit throughout your visit. The most popular and most extensive system is the metro, known as the Paris Métro. This underground system has 16 lines with closely spaced stations.

You can also ride the Réseau Express Régional or the Transillian, both regional train systems, for greater access to the Paris suburbs. The tramway and bus routes are also extensive, with nearly 60 bus lines and three massive tramway lines.

London Eye Happy. Source: Shutterstock

Important bus & train stations, airports to Paris?

Arrival bus, train, flight station, airport: There are three airports in Paris that you may arrive at - Charles de Gaulle Airport, Orly Airport, and Paris-Beauvais Airport. These three airports make up the fifth busiest airport system in the world, with nearly 100 million travelers per year. Charles de Gaulle Airport is the largest airport in France, located 14 miles (23 km) to the northeast of Paris city centre. Orly Airport is located 8 miles (13 km) to the south of Paris, and Paris-Beauvais Airport is located 53 miles (85 km) to the northwest of Paris.

All three of these airports connect to public transit options that can bring you to the heart of the city centre. Paris is also home to the busiest train station in the world outside of Japan - Paris Gare du Nord. It is found in the northern region of Paris, with direct connections to the Paris Métro to simplify your travel via public transit throughout Paris.

Which companies travel to Paris?

Train travel from London to Paris is primarily operated by Eurotar, a high-speed rail system that uses the Channel Tunnel to bypass the English Channel. Air travel is provided by a variety of airlines, including AirFrance, British Airways, easyJet and Vueling. Bus travel London to Paris is provided by BlaBlaCar Bus, with the journey lasting about 8h 30min to 9h 30min. These bus lines do not require a change.

BlaBlaCar Bus to Paris

There are two departures per day provided by BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Paris. The journey takes approximately 9h. There is one departure at 11:30 a.m. that arrives in Paris at 9:00 p.m., with another departure at 11:45 p.m. that arrives in Paris at 10:25 a.m. of the following day.

Eurostar train to Paris

The primary operator for train travel from London to Paris is Eurostar, which uses a high-speed rail system that crosses beneath the English Channel in the Channel Tunnel. These trains reach speeds up to 185 mph (300 km/h), able to complete the 300 mile (485 km) journey in just 2h 15min. Trains depart from London on an hourly basis every day throughout the year.

British Airways flight to Paris

British Airways offers four flights per day from London to Paris. These flights depart from London Heathrow Airport and arrive at Charles de Gaulle Airport. The first departure leaves around 9:00 a.m. and the final departure is around 3:00 p.m. In total, the journey usually lasts about 1h 20min. All flights with British Airways from London to Paris are direct flights.

AirFrance flight to Paris

AirFrance offers four flights per day from London to Paris. These flights depart from London Heathrow Airport and arrive at Charles de Gaulle Airport. The first departure leaves around 6:15 a.m. and the final departure is around 9:30 p.m. In total, the journey usually lasts about 1h 20min. All flights with AirFrance from London to Paris are direct flights.

easyJet flight to Paris

easyJet offers four flights per day from London to Paris. These flights depart from London Gatwick Airport or London Luton Airport and arrive at Charles de Gaulle Airport. The first departure leaves around 8:00 a.m. and the final departure is around 6:00 p.m. In total, the journey usually lasts about 1h 20min. All flights with easyJet from London to Paris are direct flights.

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Vueling flight to Paris

Vueling offers six flights per day from London to Paris. These flights depart from London Gatwick Airport and arrive at Orly Airport in Paris. The first departure leaves around 9:00 a.m. and the final departure is around 9:30 p.m. Some flights with Vueling from London to Paris are direct flights, while some involve one layover in Barcelona. In total, the direct flights usually last about 1h 20min.

How to find cheap tickets to Paris?

When you are looking to find inexpensive travel from London to Paris, explore a variety of travel dates and departure times. You can use the filter tools on Omio to ensure that you are getting the best deal for the travel plan that fits your schedule.

Be sure to check all different types of travel, as the speed of a high-speed train is often similar to that of an airplane. You might be able to save money on travel by choosing routes with connections or layovers. If you know the dates and times that you are planning to travel, book in advance to ensure that prices do not increase as the dates get closer.

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from London to Paris. Buses traveling from London to Paris depart from London's Victoria bus station and take at least 7:30 h to arrive in Paris. Over 20 buses travel from London to Paris every day with the first departing at 6:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from London to Paris include Eurolines, Flixbus, Ouibus, and National Express.


Fastest way to travel from London to Paris

Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from London to Paris. Trains depart from St Pancras international train station and arrive at Paris Gare du Nord after approximately 2:30 h of travel time. All trains that travel from London to Paris are operated by Eurostar. Eurostar trains travel from London to Paris 20 times per day, departing every 45 minutes.


Travel to Paris —travel tips

France itself is one of the international capitals of the world, and Paris is the epicenter of French culture. When visiting Paris, you can see iconic locations such as the Eiffel Tower or the banks of the Seine River.

You can walk the medieval streets of Marais, or sail across the waters in Luxembourg Gardens. If you are looking for some retail therapy, Paris offers some of the greatest shopping options in the world, including the famous Golden Triangle of shops.

For the history buffs, or just those who are looking to learn a bit on their travel, famous museums such as the Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, and Centre Pompidou are the perfect way to expand your mind. Of course, no trip to Paris is complete without eating your way through the city.

This is the culinary capital of the world, with chefs from around the globe flocking here for training and experience - no matter which restaurant you choose, it will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

How to get from London to Paris

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Paris, 50,49% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from London to Paris and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

Search on Omio to find cheap tickets from London to Paris. It’s easy to find the most attractive prices and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book on web or app, and travel with your mobile ticket —without the stress of printing your ticket.

Attractions in Paris

Known as the City of Lights and the Capital of Fashion, fashion loving travelers will enjoy visiting famous designer boutiques and department stores in Paris like Printemps and Galeries Lafayette. From the Louvre museum to the Eiffel Tower, Paris boasts some of the world's most visited tourist attractions. There is something to appeal to everyone in this thrilling, international city.

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FAQs
Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from London to Paris?

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

Can I enter France if coming from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/24/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Paris from London.

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

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
  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 9/24/21. 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.

What are the ways to get from London to Paris?

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

What is the cheapest way from London to Paris?

The cheapest way to get from London to Paris is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $43 (€34) compared to other travel options to Paris:

Taking a bus is usually $113 (€90) less than taking a flight to Paris, which costs on average $155 (€124) for the same trip.

A bus is $259 (€207) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from London to Paris costing on average $302 (€241).

What is the quickest way from London to Paris?

The quickest way to travel to Paris from London 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, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 40 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 16 min   on average.

How far is it from London to Paris?

The London to Paris distance is around 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 route to Paris from London as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between London and Paris, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Paris?

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

  • Buses from London to Paris most often leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights from London to Paris most often leave from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains from London to Paris most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Who can get 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 by bus between London and Paris with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus London to Paris tickets for $43 (€34) on Omio.
  • You can go to Paris from London by plane with Air France. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $155 (€124) with Air France from London to Paris on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from London to Paris with Eurostar, and you can find Eurostar London to Paris tickets for $302 (€241) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from London to Paris?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Eurostar with 4 direct trains per day.

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

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

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

  • A bus ticket costs $43 (€34) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $155 (€124) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $302 (€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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This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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