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 Dec 08 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:10AMParis Orly Airport1h05 07:15AMLondon Gatwick Airport
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11:40AMParis, Quai de Bercy9h35 08:15PMLondon
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06:20PMParis Orly Airport1h05 06:25PMLondon Gatwick Airport
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10:00AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h20 10:20AMLondon Luton Airport
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07:20AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h15 07:35AMLondon Gatwick Airport
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Travel Information from Paris to London

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $59
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 2 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 2 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus

Travel 213 miles (343 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Paris and London. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to London.

How to Travel from Paris to London

The journey from Paris to London 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. Depending on the mode of transit and time of departure, journey times vary between 2 and 8 hours. Key departure points in Paris include Gare Paris Bercy and Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet bus stations, Paris-Orly and Paris-Charles de Gaulle airports and Paris Gare du Nord train station. Bus, train and plane journeys from Paris to London are available 7 days a week.

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

Paris to London Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€28

7:30 h

2 Months Ahead

Train

€83

2:17 h

2 Months Ahead

Flight

€51

1:05 h

2 Weeks Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to London

Taking a bus is cheapest way to travel from Paris to London. Buses traveling from Paris to London depart from either Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet or Gare Paris Bercy and take at least 7:30 h to arrive at London's Victoria bus station. Over 20 buses travel from Paris to London every day, with the first departing at 8:05 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Paris to London include Eurolines, Flixbus and Ouibus.


Fastest way to travel from Paris to London

Flying is the fastest way to travel from Paris to London. Flights that travel from Paris to London depart from either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport and arrive at one of London's 6 airports after approximately an hour of flight time. Over 30 direct flights travel from Paris to London every day, with the first departing at 7:25 a.m. Airlines that travel directly from Paris to London include Air France, British Airways, EasyJet, Iberia, Vueling, and CityJet.


Most popular way to travel from Paris to London

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


How to get from Paris to London

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to London, 45,04% 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 Paris to London 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.

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Attractions in London

London receives the most international arrivals out of any city in the world. Some of London's main attractions include the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the London Eye, the British Museum, the Tate Modern and Wembley Stadium as well as Chelsea, Arsenal, and Tottenham Hotspur football clubs.

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into London from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to London, United Kingdom from Paris?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Paris to London closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from London, United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from London?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from London here.

You can travel between Paris and London 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to London is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€10) compared to other travel options to London:

A train is $45 (€40) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Paris to London costing on average $56 (€50).

A train is generally $48 (€43) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $59 (€53) from Paris to London.

The quickest way to travel from Paris to London is by train, which takes on average 2 h 16 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to London by bus can take on average 9 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 11 h 50 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to London is:

  • 3 buses per day.
  • 13 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Paris to London depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in London Victoria.

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  • You can go to London from Paris by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $56 (€50) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to London on Omio.

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

  • You can find 3 direct buses per day to London with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You'll find 13 direct trains a day to London with Eurostar.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to London often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or Edinburgh. 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!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $56 (€50) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $59 (€53) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $11 (€10) one way for this journey.

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.

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