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The cheapest Trains

from London
to Paris

Cheapest

£201

Average

£235

Showing times and prices for May 26

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 London to Paris will cost around £ 235 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 201.

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13:31London St Pancras International2h 16m 16:47Paris Gare du Nord
£201
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20:31London St Pancras International2h 16m 23:47Paris Gare du Nord
£201
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20:00London St Pancras International2h 17m 23:17Paris Gare du Nord
£201
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12:24London St Pancras International2h 23m 15:47Paris Gare du Nord
£201
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14:01London St Pancras International2h 16m 17:17Paris Gare du Nord
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Sat
May 25
£118Eurostar
£69Eurolines France
£151Vueling
Sun
May 26
£207Eurostar
£40Eurolines France
£105Vueling
Mon
May 27
£129Eurostar
£25Eurolines France
£69Vueling
Tue
May 28
£129Eurostar
£14Ouibus
£50Vueling
Wed
May 29
£129Eurostar
£13Eurolines France
£41Vueling
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May 30
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May 31
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£23Ouibus
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The fastest trains

from London
to Paris

Fastest Journey

2h 16m

Average

2h 18m

train per day

14

Distance

344 km

Showing times and prices for May 26

Of the 14 trains that leave London for Paris every day 14 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 2h 18m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2h 16m .

The slowest trains will take 2h 28m 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.

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13:31London St Pancras International2h 16m 16:47Paris Gare du Nord
£201
1One-way
£2011One-way
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17:01London St Pancras International2h 16m 20:17Paris Gare du Nord
£260
1One-way
£2601One-way
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15:31London St Pancras International2h 16m 18:47Paris Gare du Nord
£260
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£2601One-way
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16:31London St Pancras International2h 16m 19:47Paris Gare du Nord
£260
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£2601One-way
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20:31London St Pancras International2h 16m 23:47Paris Gare du Nord
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Journey Summary

London to Paris Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 18 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £81
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Paris
Distance:344 km
TrainTrain Companies:Eurostar

Trains from London to Paris: Journey Details

Trains from London to Paris are all provided by high-speed railway service Eurostar. All London to Paris Eurostar services are direct, with the first departure at 5:30 a.m. and the final train is at 7:24 p.m. Unlike national trains, passengers will need to check-in at the Eurostar desk in St Pancras International. Find more information on saving money on train tickets from London to Paris and more below.

Taking the train from London to Paris: What to know before you go

  • The London to Paris train usually between 2 and a half to 3 hours to complete, with the fastest services taking only 2 hours and 22 minutes to reach Paris.
  • There are around 20 trains from London to Paris a day.
  • All services for trains from London to Paris are operated by Eurostar.
  • Seat Reservations are included in the ticket for Eurostar trains.
  • It is 18% cheaper to book a London to Paris train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 35% cheaper to book a Eurostar train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Finally, London to Paris train costs are 58% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of. Which is why most of our customers book their London Paris train tickets 1-2 months in advance of the travel dates.
  • Compared to catching a flight, Eurostar's London-Paris route offers a far more convenient and quicker alternative when you factor in check-in and time spent getting to the airport. With appropriate planning, the journey could even be quicker when booked in advance.

Eurostar London-Paris Train Info

Where can I buy Eurostar trains tickets from London to Paris?

  • On the Eurostar website, or here with Omio, online or with the app.
  • Ticket office opening hours: Monday to Friday - 04:45am until 10:00p.m. Saturday - 05:30 until 10:00p.m. Sunday & bank holidays 07:00am - 10:00p.m.
  • Where to check-in: lower level of St.Pancras station.
  • Connecting buses: 10, 73, 46, 214.
  • Travel documents needed: valid passport or a national identity card (EEA citizens and Swiss nationals).
  • Travelling with children and babies: children and babies must have their own valid travel documentation.
  • Extra information: if you are married but your passport only has your maiden name, then it may be best to bring a copy of your marriage certificate when you're checking-in.

St Pancras Train Station Info

  • Address: Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4QP, UK.
  • Opening hours: 00:00am - 00:00am.
  • Connecting buses: 10, 73, 46, 214.
  • Metro lines: Victoria-Blue Line, Northern Line, Bakerloo line, Piccadilly line, Hammersmith City Line, Circle Line, Metropolitan Line.
  • National lines: East Midlands Trains have connecting service to St. Pancras International from Sheiffeld and Leicester.

Eurostar train - London, Paris all depart from St. Pancras International close to the city centre. It's easy to reach the station from any part of London thanks to excellent links on London Underground which sees Northern, Bakerloo, Piccadilly, Victoria, Hammersmith & City and District and Circle line trains stopping at Kings Cross/St. Pancras. Local buses also serve the station, including the 10 and 73 from the West End and there are night bus services all through the night. Taxis will also take passengers to the station from any part of London.

Advice on how to get to London St. Pancras from Vicky of VickyFlipFlopTravels.com: “It’s easy to get to St Pancras International Station on the London Underground. Six different tube lines feed into Kings Cross Station and from here you can get to St Pancras International by walking in just a few minutes. If you’re coming into London via Euston, St Pancras International is just a few minutes’ walk away.

Gare du Nord Train Station Info

  • Address: 18 Rue de Dunkerque, 75010 Paris, France.
  • Opening hours: 05:00am until 01:00am.
  • Connecting buses: 1, 14.
  • Metro lines: Line 4, Line 5 and Line 2.
  • National lines: Line A serves as a direct connection to Disneyland Paris. Line D serves as a quick connection to Gare de Lyon.

The Eurostar to Paris arrives at the Gare du Nord station in the heart of the French capital. It's easy to get to any area of Paris by metro and the Gare du Nord metro station is the city's busiest with both the 4 and 5 line trains stopping regularly. Buses also depart for all areas of the city and the Noctilien night bus service covers all the main stations, including Gare du Nord. Taxis are readily available from the station concourse and can whisk travellers to any destination.

Advice for arriving at Gare du Nord station from Vicky of VickyFlipFlopTravels.com: "When you arrive at the Gare du Nord, the Eurostar station in Paris, you’ll be right in the centre of the city so it’s easy to get around. The Gare du Nord is also a Metro station, which links you up to lines 4 and 5 underground. You will of course always find taxis outside too.Just make sure the taxi is on the meter or you agree a price beforehand so you both know what’s expected. Be prepared with your next destination when you get to the station. The Gare du Nord is a busy place and you may feel overwhelmed. When you arrive you’re free to leave the station as you wish, there are no passport or ticket checks."

Trains from London to Paris: Onwards travel information


Where can I travel from Paris?

With nine stations located in Paris, the French capital is an inevitable travel hub for passengers travelling throughout Europe. Trains to Paris offer further connections to European cities such as Brussels, Lille, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Barcelona, Marseille and Lyon. It is important for those changing trains in Paris to check if their connecting train is departing from a different station.

How do I get from Paris Gare du Nord to the airport?

Passengers travelling to Charles de Gaulle airport or Orly airport and arriving at Gare du Nord will be able to take the RER regional train (Line B). Passengers travelling to Beauvais airport will need to make their way to Metro line 1 to Porte Maillot station and catch the connecting shuttle bus. Each shuttle bus departs two hours before each scheduled flight. For more information on the bus timetables you can find it on the Beauvais Airport website.

How to travel to get to Disneyland from Gare du Nord?

Gare du Nord offers a direct train to Disneyland Paris. Passengers should take the RER Line A from beneath the station in the direction of St-Mandé.

What are the top attractions in Paris?

Known as the Capital of Fashion and the City of Light, fashion loving travellers will enjoy visiting famous designer boutiques and department stores in Paris like Printemps and Galeries Lafayette. From fabulous museums like the Louvre to the world's most visited tourist attraction, the Eiffel Tower, there is something to appeal to everyone in this thrilling destination.

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Best fares for trains from London to Paris

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Mon, May 27
Train
Eurostar
15:312h 16m17:47
LondonParis
Tue, May 28
Train
Eurostar
19:012h 16m21:17
LondonParis
Wed, May 29
Train
Eurostar
18:012h 16m20:17
LondonParis
Fastest Trains from London to Paris
Mon, May 27
Train
Eurostar
15:312h 16m17:47
LondonParis
Tue, May 28
Train
Eurostar
19:012h 16m21:17
LondonParis
Wed, May 29
Train
Eurostar
18:012h 16m20:17
LondonParis
Return Train Tickets for Paris to London
Mon, May 27
Train
Eurostar
12:432h 19m15:02
ParisLondon
Tue, May 28
Train
Eurostar
11:132h 26m13:39
ParisLondon
Wed, May 29
Train
Eurostar
05:432h 17m08:00
ParisLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Paris
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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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.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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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.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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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.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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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.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
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.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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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.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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