Luton to Paris train

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Overview: Train from Luton to Paris

distanceDistance241 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£409 (€457)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEurostar or Thameslink

Trains from Luton to Paris cover the 241 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 51 min with our travel partners like Eurostar or Thameslink. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £409, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £373. Travellers depart most frequently from Luton and arrive in Paris Gare du Nord.

Train companies: Eurostar and Thameslink trains Luton to Paris

Eurostar and Thameslink trains will get you to Paris from Luton from £370. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

Train information from Luton to Paris with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £370
  • Thameslink frequency: 2 a day

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.

FAQs: Luton to Paris train

FAQs: Travel by train from Luton 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.
Cheap train tickets from Luton to Paris can start from as little as £373 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Luton to Paris is £409; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Luton and Paris is on average 3 h 51 min   for the 241 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Luton to Paris by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Luton to Paris leaves at 05: 08. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Luton to Paris leaves at 19: 25.
There are 10 trains a day from Luton to Paris which require at least one change with Eurostar or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Paris. Take the fast train with Eurostar from Luton to Paris.
For the trip from Luton to Paris you can take a train with Eurostar or Thameslink. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Paris from Luton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 25.

When departing from Luton, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Luton and Luton Airport Parkway. When arriving in Paris, you can end your route in train stations like Paris Gare du Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Paris Gare Montparnasse.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Luton, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 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.

A trip to Paris from Luton is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 51 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Luton to Paris by train is June.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Luton and Paris including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Luton and Paris

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.
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