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Cheap train tickets from London to Paris Gare du Nord

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Paris Gare du Nord is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Eurostar
20:012h20
London St Pancras International (STP)
23:21Paris Gare du Nord
£2251One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Eurostar
06:012h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:20Paris Gare du Nord
£2251One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Eurostar
15:312h20
London St Pancras International (STP)
18:51Paris Gare du Nord
£2431One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Eurostar
11:312h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
14:48Paris Gare du Nord
£2431One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Eurostar
16:012h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
19:18Paris Gare du Nord
£2431One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon to Paris Gare du Nord

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 April
Eurostar
06:012h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:20Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
07:012h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
10:20Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
08:012h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
11:20Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
09:312h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
12:50Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
10:312h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
13:50Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
11:312h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
14:48Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
12:312h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
15:50Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
13:312h19
London St Pancras International (STP)
16:50Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
14:312h28
London St Pancras International (STP)
17:59Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
15:312h20
London St Pancras International (STP)
18:51Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
16:012h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
19:18Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
16:312h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
19:48Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
17:312h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
20:48Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
18:012h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
21:18Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
19:012h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
22:18Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes
Eurostar
20:012h20
London St Pancras International (STP)
23:21Paris Gare du Nord
0 changes

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Train times from London to Paris Gare du Nord

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

2 h 18 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

341 km

Of the 16 trains that leave London for Paris Gare du Nord every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Eurostar
11:312h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
14:48Paris Gare du Nord
£2431One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Eurostar
16:012h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
19:18Paris Gare du Nord
£2431One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Eurostar
16:312h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
19:48Paris Gare du Nord
£2431One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Eurostar
18:012h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
21:18Paris Gare du Nord
£2431One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Eurostar
19:012h17
London St Pancras International (STP)
22:18Paris Gare du Nord
£2431One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London to Paris Gare du Nord

distanceDistance211 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£197 (€219)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFjord Line or Eurostar

Trains from London to Paris Gare du Nord cover the 211 miles long route taking on average 2 h 17 min with our travel partners like Fjord Line or Eurostar. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £197, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £88. Travellers depart most frequently from London Euston and arrive in Paris Gare du Nord.

Train companies: Eurostar and Fjord Line trains London to Paris Gare du Nord

Travel to Paris Gare du Nord from London from £339 with Omio’s train partners Eurostar and Fjord Line! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel between London and Paris Gare du Nord in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between London and Paris Gare du Nord, 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).

London to Paris Gare du Nord train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: £339
  • Eurostar frequency: 12 a day

Train London Paris Gare du Nord

Trains from London to Paris Gare du Nord are a fast and sustainable way to travel that's a popular choice among local and international travellers. All services running between these two destinations are operated by Eurostar and are direct routes without any scheduled stops or changeovers. Eurostar operations run several times throughout the day, starting early in the morning and ending late in the evening. The train schedule from London to Paris Gare du Nord is more frequent during the work week, with a slight fall on Saturdays and more of a drop on Sundays. Eurostar provides some of the quickest connections between these two cities, second only to flights.

London to Paris Gare du Nord Train Time: Daily Departures

Thanks to the popularity of this route, you'll be glad to find numerous services running every day. During the working week, trains start as early as 7.00 a.m. and run a couple of times per hour until the last train leaves after 8.00 p.m. If you're travelling over the weekend, expect routes to start closer to 8.00 a.m. and run until about the same time. There are slightly fewer operations over the weekend. Between Monday and Friday, there are at least 13 trains from London to Paris Gare du Nord, while the weekend provides around 12 services. Throughout the week, there are around 210 routes operated by Eurostar.

Boarding your train London Paris Gare du Nord

St Pancras International Station is a major station in London and provides high-speed routes to various cities around the continent, including Amsterdam and Brussels. The check-in process is quick and simple and all you'll need is your mobile or printed ticket and your passport or ID in hand. Please be aware that travelling to Paris means going through a border check and security, which can get very busy, especially during peak times. Make sure you arrive at least 30min before your train from London to Paris Gare du Nord is scheduled to depart. There are 6 Eurostar platforms with two separate walkways and a lift leading to the platforms located directly above the Eurostar Business Lounge. If you're in Cars 1-5, you'll use the walkway on the left, and the walkway on the right for Cars 6-18. There are signs you can follow. Listen out for the announcement of the train, which will happen over loudspeaker around 15min before departure.

London: Buckingham Palace.

London: Buckingham Palace. Source: Shutterstock

Where do trains from London to Paris Gare du Nord depart and arrive?

Every train to Paris Gare du Nord from London will depart from the same station in London and arrive at Paris Gare du Nord, the major railway terminus north of the city centre. London St Pancras International Station is the main hub for Eurostar services to Brussels, Paris and Amsterdam, and is one of the most sensational destinations in London. The station is well-connected to the city through underground platforms, the Midland mainline, domestic high-speed trains, buses and taxis. St Pancras International is basically an airport for trains and home to a wide variety of amenities and facilities that leave very little to be desired. You'll find a plethora of shops, cafes, restaurants and other eateries. There are toilets with baby-changing facilities, luggage lockers, ATMs, WiFi, ticket offices and much more. You could even have a glass of champagne at the longest champagne bar in the world if you'd like.

Paris Gare du Nord is the busiest railway station in all of Europe and the only stations in the world busier are found in Japan. Paris Gare du Nord is one of 6 main stations serving the city and is conveniently located a short walk north of the city centre. The stations handle all services running north of Paris, including trips to and from Calais, Lille, Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne. The station is home to various supermarkets and food outlets, as well as toilets, luggage lockers, ATMs and more.

When is the best time to book your train ticket London Paris Gare du Nord?

The best time to book tickets for your train London - Paris Gare du Nord depends on your needs. If you're looking for the cheapest ticket, you'll often find more affordable options on Sunday mornings. If you're in a rush and need a ticket urgently, there are more frequent options available during the work week, and they also start earlier in the morning. Paris usually comes alive over the weekend, so if you're looking for the best experience of the city, consider booking tickets for a Saturday morning and arriving before midday.

What to see between London and Paris Gare du Nord

All London to Paris Gare du Nord trains are direct, high-speed routes with no scheduled stops, so there's no chance to get out and explore other parts of the country. You will, however, pass by a couple of sights and attractions worth noting. One of the first places you'll pass through after leaving St Pancras Station is Stratford, right across from the ArcelorMittal Orbit, before heading towards Barking, where you'll see Barking Park. After Purfleet, before you get to Swanscombe, you'll head across the famous River Thames and head towards Shorne Woods Country Park. Further down after passing Hollingbourne, you'll see Leeds Castle on your right-hand side as you hurtle towards Ashford. You'll pass through the Kent Downs AONB before crossing the Dover Strait and into France. The first thing you'll see in France is the Parc Naturel régional des caps et Marais d'Opale as you head through various towns and make your way towards Amiens. Shortly before you get to Paris, you'll head past Chateau de la Borde and Chateau de Chantilly.

Information on Paris Gare du Nord

Paris Gare du Nord is one of the busiest stations in the world and one of the 6 major stations operating in Paris. It's responsible for all trains heading north of the city, including routes to Brussels, Lille, Amsterdam, Cologne and London. The terminus offers easy, level access between the main concourse, all the platforms and the entrance, which makes it easy for those with mobility issues to access all areas of the station. This station is a hub for the Eurostar high-speed train from London to Paris Gare du Nord, and the Eurostar trains from other international destinations. There are various facilities and amenities available at the station designed to make your travel comfortable. A few of these include retail shops, convenience stores, restaurants, cafes and more. You'll also be able to draw money at any of the ATMs or purchase more tickets at the Ticket Office.

Night trains London Paris Gare du Nord

Thanks to the comfort and convenience of the sleepers available in night trains, this mode of transport has become increasingly popular among travellers. Unfortunately, because of the short distance between these destinations and Eurostar's fast train from London to Paris Gare du Nord, there are no night trains with sleepers operating these routes. A couple of trains travel at night though and usually have fewer passengers. The last of these leaves between 8.00 p.m. and 8.30 p.m.

Eurostar trains London to Paris Gare du Nord

Eurostar London to Paris Gare du Nord trains are the only high-speed service operating between these cities. Eurostar is a major high-speed railway company on the continent that's been in operation since the early 1990s. During the week, the company operates at least 13 trains a day that has a top speed of close to 300 km//h (186 mph). All Eurostar routes are direct services. The cheapest train tickets from London to Paris Gare du Nord are typically the first Eurostar trip in the morning around 8.00 a.m.

Trains from London to Paris Gare du Nord: Sustainability Travel

When talking about sustainability, one of the best ways to reduce your carbon emissions is to choose more eco-friendly ways to travel. Outside of walking and biking, train travel is one of the most sustainable means of long-distance transport you'll find. Train travel can reduce your emissions by up to 70% compared to cars, planes and buses, and provide less noise pollution on top of that. Trains only contribute about 3% of global transport emissions.

Train London to Paris Gare du Nord: Services on Board

All trains between these destinations are operated by the same company and all the onboard services are the same.

  • Eurostar offers three classes. Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier. Standard tickets don't come with food but you can purchase food on the train. Standard Premier and Business have wider, more comfortable seats, and both get food served to them, though Business Premier food is gourmet.
  • You cannot travel with pets on Eurostar trains. Only guide dogs are allowed. Non-foldable bikes cannot be accommodated but foldable bikes can if they're no longer than 85 cm.
  • All Eurostar trains have wheelchair spaces for those with reduced mobility. If you need assistance in any other way, contact the company a few days in advance to arrange the help you need.
  • Seat reservation is included in the London to Paris Gare du Nord train price.
    • When to book your train tickets from London to Paris Gare du Nord

      There are a couple of ways to ensure you get the best deal when booking train tickets, and the first one is to book as far in advance as you can. Tickets usually go on sale a few months in advance and gradually increase in price as time goes on. Booking tickets early on a Sunday morning is often the cheapest time to book, and if you search with flexible dates, you may find different deals on different days. If you're a student, take advantage of the student discount. If you're a senior citizen, you may be eligible for a discount too.

      To Paris Gare du Nord by train — travel tips

      Paris is a sought-after destination for many travellers who consider the city to be a place of love and romance, and those who are drawn to the historical significance of the city. If you're a lover of art, there's scarcely a better place in the world to be, with Paris' plethora of galleries, contemporary art museums, classic art exhibitions and various shows around the city. For those with a love of history, Paris is home to a wealth of historical monuments, buildings that are centuries old and museums rich with information. If you're travelling to find the ideal picture-perfect frame for social media, there aren't very many other places on the planet as recognisable as the Eiffel Tower or the Palace of Versailles. Our Paris Window Seat article gives a little insight into things to do in the city, and you can also check a few of these out while you're at it.

      • Iconic artworks by artists like Renoir, Van Gogh, Cezanne and Manet can be found in the Musée d’Orsay, along the banks of the Seine River.
      • Go to the Sainte-Chapelle to see one of the most important Rayonnant Gothic architectural works in the world
      • Head to the Louvre and peruse some of the exhibitions on display in the most visited museum in the world.
      • Take in the beauty of the Palace of Versailles
      • Go to the Arc de Triomphe at the centre point of the Axe Historique
      • Make your way up the Eiffel Tower for that ideal snapshot.

      Paris: Luxemburg Palace and famous gardens.

      Paris: Luxemburg Palace and famous gardens. Source: Shutterstock

      What are the other cities you can go to from Paris Gare du Nord?

      Paris Gare du Nord is a hub for trains running to and from the north of France, including international destinations. One of the most common routes travellers choose is Paris to Amsterdam, which is a short 3h 30min ride on a high-speed train. Paris to Brussels is another well-travelled route from Paris Gare du Nord and runs numerous times a day, every day. The trip takes just under 2h. Paris to Cologne is a very popular route and operated by Germany's main railway company, Deutsche Bahn. This route takes just under 6h and usually has a single changeover.

FAQs: London to Paris Gare du Nord train

FAQs: Travel by train from London to Paris Gare du Nord 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 London to Paris Gare du Nord.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Paris Gare du Nord can start from as little as £88 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Paris Gare du Nord is £197; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Paris Gare du Nord train time is 2 h 17 min   covering the 211 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 06: 01. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 20: 01.
There are 12 trains a day from London to Paris Gare du Nord which require at least one change with Fjord Line or Eurostar. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Paris Gare du Nord. Take the fast train with Eurostar from London to Paris Gare du Nord.
The high-speed Eurostar train from London to Paris Gare du Nord takes around 3 h 17 min.
For the trip from London to Paris Gare du Nord you can take a train with Fjord Line or Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between London and Paris Gare du Nord on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 01.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Euston, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Paris Gare du Nord, located 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from London to Paris Gare du Nord is August.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Paris Gare du Nord from London including taking a train, coach or flight.

Trains arriving to Paris Gare du Nord

Distance from Paris Gare du Nord to city center
Distance from Paris Gare du Nord to city center
2.8 miles (4.5 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
13 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 40 minutes via the RER B trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free, unlimited WiFi is available in the station.
ATM
ATM
There are various ATMs around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage lockers are located on level -1, close to Platform 3 near the Rue de Maubeuge entrance.
Dining
Dining
Brasserie Terminus Nord | Chez Casimir | McDonald’s | Bonne Journeé | Autogrill Grignotin | Autogrill Chips & Snacks
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Dollar | Hertz | Alamo | Enterprise | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located at Railteam Point and on Level 2.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Elevators, tactile warning strips. Contact the Accès Plus Mobility Service Centre at +33 890640650 or accesplus@sncf. Fr.

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