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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 14 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:01AMLondon St Pancras International2h16 11:17AMParis Gare du Nord
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$2461One-way
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08:01AMLondon St Pancras International2h16 11:17AMParis Gare du Nord
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$2461One-way
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04:31PMLondon St Pancras International2h16 07:47PMParis Gare du Nord
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$2461One-way
09:00AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h25 11:25AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport
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$3941One-way
09:05PMLondon Gatwick Airport11h20 09:25AMParis Orly Airport
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$2601One-way

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Sun
Jun 13
$288Eurostar
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Mon
Jun 14
$246Eurostar
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$219Vueling
Tue
Jun 15
$200Eurostar
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$176Vueling
Wed
Jun 16
$151Eurostar
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$121Air France
Thu
Jun 17
$151Eurostar
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$121Air France
Fri
Jun 18
$163Eurostar
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$68Vueling
Sat
Jun 19
$135Eurostar
$98Union Ivkoni International
$121Air France
Sun
Jun 20
$135Eurostar
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$121Air France
Mon
Jun 21
$135Eurostar
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$53Vueling
Tue
Jun 22
$135Eurostar
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$113Vueling
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Jun 23
$135Eurostar
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$121Air France
Thu
Jun 24
$135Eurostar
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$121Air France
Fri
Jun 25
$135Eurostar
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$53Vueling
Sat
Jun 26
$163Eurostar
$96Union Ivkoni International
$121Air France
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Jun 27
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$121Air France
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Jun 28
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$48Vueling
Tue
Jun 29
$109Eurostar
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$121Air France
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Jun 30
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$121Air France
Thu
Jul 1
$135Eurostar
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$89Vueling
Fri
Jul 2
$163Eurostar
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$48Vueling
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Jul 3
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$80Union Ivkoni International
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How to Travel from London to Paris

The journey from London to Paris is popular with travelers for both business and leisure. The trip between these two busy capital cities is convenient whether you choose to travel by bus, train or plane. Key departure points in London include London Victoria bus station, St Pancras International train station, and London Gatwick Airport.

Trains from London to Paris | Buses from London to Paris | Flights from London to Paris

London to Paris Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€34

7:30 h

1 Month Ahead

Train

€103

2:16 h

2 Months Ahead

Flight

€55

4:00 h

2 Weeks Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from London to Paris

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.


Most popular way to travel from London to Paris

Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from London to Paris. Taking the Eurostar is almost 2 hours faster than flying from London to Paris and nearly 5 and a half hours faster than taking the bus. While flying from London to Paris is usually cheaper than booking a train, traveling to and from Paris and London's airports is quite expensive and time-consuming. Traveling from London to Paris by train allows you to arrive in Paris' city center and immediately connect to public transportation.


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
What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Paris from London?

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

Can travelers 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
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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 6/12/21. 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 journey between London and Paris.

Are there restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Paris, France due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to London from Paris restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 6/12/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from London to Paris?

There are 3 ways to get from London to Paris: bus, flight or train.

How far is it from London to Paris?

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

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

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

  • Flights mostly depart from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars).
  • Trains most often depart from London at London Victoria and arrive in Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can take 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 take a flight from London to Paris with Air France. Cheap tickets can be found for $89 (€69) with Air France from London to Paris.
  • You can take a bus from London to Paris with Union Ivkoni International. Cheap tickets can be found for $80 (€62) with Union Ivkoni International from London to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from London by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for $111 (€86) with Eurostar from London to Paris on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Paris from London?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane 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 transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Paris from London.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from London to Paris ends?
Your trip from London to Paris doesn't have to end in Paris. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Amsterdam or Brussels to your London to Paris tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!
How far in advance should I purchase my London to Paris one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $89 (€69) one way on average for this journey.
  • A bus ticket costs $80 (€62) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $111 (€86) one way for this trip.

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.

How do I get from London to Paris the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Paris from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $80 (€62).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

Taking a bus is usually $9 (€7) less than taking a flight to Paris, which costs on average $89 (€69) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $31 (€24) less than taking a train to Paris, which costs on average $111 (€86) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from London to Paris?

The quickest way to travel from London to Paris 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 8 h 30 min.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus 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 Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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