Cheap train tickets from Paris to London

Showing times and prices for 23 Jan

Cheapest

£142

Average

£189

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 £ 189 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 142.

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09:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 10:39London St Pancras
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£1421One-way
13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 14:30London St Pancras
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£1881One-way
15:13Paris Gare du Nord2h24 16:37London St Pancras
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£1881One-way
17:13Paris Gare du Nord2h19 18:32London St Pancras
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£1881One-way
19:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 20:30London St Pancras
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£2381One-way

Train schedule Paris to London

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09:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 10:39London St Pancras
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13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 14:30London St Pancras
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15:13Paris Gare du Nord2h24 16:37London St Pancras
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17:13Paris Gare du Nord2h19 18:32London St Pancras
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19:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 20:30London St Pancras
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Sun
23 Jan
£126Eurostar
£44Union Ivkoni International
£65easyJet
Mon
24 Jan
£126Eurostar
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£46easyJet
Tue
25 Jan
£106Eurostar
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£100British Airways
Wed
26 Jan
£106Eurostar
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£107British Airways
Thu
27 Jan
£106Eurostar
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£98British Airways
Fri
28 Jan
£106Eurostar
£37Union Ivkoni International
£60easyJet
Sat
29 Jan
£106Eurostar
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£127Air France
Sun
30 Jan
£90Eurostar
£38Union Ivkoni International
£50easyJet
Mon
31 Jan
£90Eurostar
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£37easyJet
Tue
1 Feb
£66Eurostar
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Wed
2 Feb
£66Eurostar
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£35easyJet
Thu
3 Feb
£83Eurostar
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£37easyJet
Fri
4 Feb
£66Eurostar
£37Union Ivkoni International
£37easyJet
Sat
5 Feb
£100Eurostar
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£37easyJet
Sun
6 Feb
£75Eurostar
£35Union Ivkoni International
£33easyJet
Mon
7 Feb
£75Eurostar
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£33easyJet
Tue
8 Feb
£60Eurostar
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£33easyJet
Wed
9 Feb
£60Eurostar
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£33easyJet
Thu
10 Feb
£60Eurostar
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Fri
11 Feb
£75Eurostar
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£41easyJet

Fastest train times from Paris to London

Showing times and prices for 23 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

2 h 20 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

344 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Paris for London every day 5 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 20 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 17 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.

Fastest
13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 14:30London St Pancras
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£1881One-way
Fastest
19:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 20:30London St Pancras
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£2381One-way
17:13Paris Gare du Nord2h19 18:32London St Pancras
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£1881One-way
15:13Paris Gare du Nord2h24 16:37London St Pancras
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£1881One-way
09:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 10:39London St Pancras
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£1421One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to London

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£120 (€137)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from Paris to London cover the 213 miles (343 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 17 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £120, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £106. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains 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.

Where do trains from Paris to London depart from?

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.

Where do trains from Paris to London arrive?

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.

  • All Paris to London trains are run by Eurostar.

  • All Eurostar trains are direct, depart from Paris' Gare du Nord train station and arrive at London's St. Pancras.

  • Most travellers book their Paris to London tickets 1-2 months in advance of the travel date.

Paris to London Train Cost

Prices for Eurostar Trains from Paris to London when you book in advance

Booking Period Average Price
Same Day £195.15
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








  • It is 18% cheaper to book a Paris to London 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, Paris to London train costs are 58% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.
 




Eurostar trains from Paris to London

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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 London 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 Paris to London 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 Paris to London 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 Paris to London

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 Tips: Trains from Paris to London

Travel by train to London 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 Paris to London.
FAQs

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

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 London, United Kingdom?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to London from Paris as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom by train?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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?

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

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

Last verified on 21/01/2022. 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 London to Paris train here.

What is the price of the cheapest train to London from Paris?

You can find a cheap train from Paris to London for some dates and times for as low as £106  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Paris to London?

The Paris to London train ticket price is on average £120  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

What is the distance from Paris to London by train?

The train distance from Paris to London is around 213 miles (343 km).

What is the average Paris to London train duration?

The Paris to London train duration is on average 2 h 17 min, which is to be expected when travelling 213 miles (343 km) from Paris to London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

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

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in London, you can end your trip in train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to London Victoria   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Paris to go to London? Where is the train station in London located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in London, called London Victoria, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Paris to London?

For the journey from Paris to London you can take a train with Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Paris to London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Is there a direct train from Paris to London?

Yes, there are 7 direct trains per day from Paris to London with Eurostar, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.

How many trains are there to London from Paris a day?

On average, there are 7 trains a day from Paris to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Paris to London? When does the last train depart from Paris to London?

The first Paris to London train departs at 08: 03   and the last train from Paris to London leaves at 18: 13. Check out the most up-to-date Paris to London train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I buy Paris to London train tickets to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets from Paris to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £120 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to London a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to London.
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Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C