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 Paris to London will cost around £ 256 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 216.
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2 h 19 m
2 h 24 m
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Of the 4 trains that leave Paris for London every day 4 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 2 h 24 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 19 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 26 m 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.
|Distance||213 miles (343 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 26 min|
|Average train ticket price||£173 (€193)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
Trains from Paris to London cover the 213 miles (343 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £92, but the average price of train tickets is £173. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in London Victoria.
Eurostar trains will get you between Paris and London from £92. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your 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 between Paris and London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between Paris and London, 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).
Eurostar has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Paris to London:
Train services from Paris to London are operated by Eurostar, departing from London St. Pancras International Station and arriving at Paris Gare du Nord. The train journey takes approximately 2.5 hours, with state of the art high-speed trains travelling the Channel Tunnel. The first train departs London just after 5:30 a.m. and services then run half-hourly through peak hours and hourly during off peak times. The last train leaves at 8:00 p.m. The first train on Saturday and Sunday departs one hour later.
Eurostar trains depart from Gare du Nord station, which is one of six major trains stations in Paris. Arriving at Gare du Nord within the Paris area is simple, as it is located on Rue de Dunkerque and is well connected by the Paris Metro, which is a fast and cost-effective way to reach the station.
The Eurostar trains arrive at the London terminal St-Pancras which is conveniently situated in Central London on Euston Road. Its proximity to the city center means that travellers can leave their Eurostar train and reach their London hotel in a matter of minutes. It is certainly possible to reach a nearby hotel on foot if it is located in the local area, however, the London Underground also provides fast transfers within the Central London area.
Prices for Eurostar Trains from Paris to London when you book in advance
|Booking Period||Average Price|
|1 Day in Advance||£160.97|
|1 Week in Advance||£126.19|
|2 Weeks in Advance||£100.33|
|1 Month in Advance||£82.19|
|3 Months in Advance||£55.03|
While it's tempting to opt for a last minute flight for your journey between Paris and London, which, if you time it right could be cheaper; the train offers a far more convenient and quicker alternative (when you factor in check-in and time spent at the airport). With appropriate planning, the journey could even be quicker when booked in advance.
Save as much as £140 by booking your Eurostar train from Paris to London up to 3 months in advance. Even just 2 weeks in advance you can make huge saving (half of the Same Day Ticket price) when booking you train ticket.
Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Eurostar Paris to London trains decrease the further you book in advance
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 Paris to London.
Travel between Paris, France and London, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 20/09/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to London as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from London is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 20/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from London closer to your date of departure here.
There are a few train stations in Paris to start your journey from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in London Victoria.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris.
The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of London.
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