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Overview: Train from Luton to Paris

distanceDistance241 miles (389 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£106 (€121)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from Luton to Paris cover the 241 miles (389 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 16 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £106, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £92. Travellers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train providers: Eurostar trains Luton to Paris

For as little as £92 you can travel by train between Luton and Paris with Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.


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 to Paris from Luton in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between Luton and Paris, 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).

Train information from Luton to Paris with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 10 min
  • Average Price: £92
  • Eurostar frequency: 5 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Eurostar when booking your train tickets from Luton to Paris due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Eurostar trains from Luton to Paris


The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to Paris train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from Luton to Paris more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the Luton to Paris train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.

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Eurostar Trains from Luton to Paris

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Luton to Paris.

Travel Tips: Trains from Luton to Paris

Travel by train to Paris 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 Luton to Paris.

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Luton and Paris?

Travel between Luton, United Kingdom and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Luton?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 22/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Luton to Paris as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Luton is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Paris?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Luton, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 22/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Paris to Luton train here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Luton and Paris cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Luton and Paris for as low as £92  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Luton to Paris on average?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Luton to Paris train prices are on average £106  one way.

What is the distance between Luton and Paris by train?

The distance from Luton to Paris by train is approximately 241 miles (389 km).

How long is the train journey from Luton to Paris?

The Luton to Paris train duration is on average 2 h 16 min, which is to be expected when travelling 241 miles (389 km) to Paris from Luton. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What station does the Luton to Paris train leave from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Luton?

There are a few train stations in Luton to start your route from including Luton, Luton Airport Parkway and London Luton Airport. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Luton   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the Luton train station located? Where is the Paris train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Luton, is located 0.2 miles (381 m) from the city centre of Luton.

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre of Paris.

Which train providers can take me from Luton to Paris?

Take the Luton to Paris train with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Luton and Paris as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there to Paris from Luton?

The average number of trains departing Luton for Paris is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Luton to Paris? When is the last train from Luton to Paris?

The earliest train for this route departs from Luton at 08: 01. The last train leaves from Luton at 20: 01. Check Omio for the latest train times from Luton to Paris and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book train tickets to Paris from Luton to score the best deals?

If you book a train ticket between Luton and Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £106 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Luton to Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Luton is the most popular Luton railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Luton for your journey to Paris.