The cheapest trains from Paris to London

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Cheapest

£216

Average

£256

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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09:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 10:39London St Pancras International
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£2161One-way
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13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 14:39London St Pancras International
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£2161One-way
17:13Paris Gare du Nord2h19 18:32London St Pancras International
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£2781One-way
19:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 20:39London St Pancras International
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£3131One-way

Timetable Paris to London

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09:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 10:39London St Pancras International
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13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 14:39London St Pancras International
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17:13Paris Gare du Nord2h19 18:32London St Pancras International
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19:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 20:39London St Pancras International
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21 Sep
£216Eurostar
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£174Air France
Wed
22 Sep
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£113Air France
Thu
23 Sep
£233Eurostar
£38Union Ivkoni International
£86Air France
Fri
24 Sep
£171Eurostar
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£98easyJet
Sat
25 Sep
£171Eurostar
£48Flixbus
£111Air France
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26 Sep
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£43Flixbus
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Mon
27 Sep
£92Eurostar
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Tue
28 Sep
£77Eurostar
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£75Air France
Wed
29 Sep
£77Eurostar
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£75Air France
Thu
30 Sep
£77Eurostar
£41Flixbus
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Fri
1 Oct
£92Eurostar
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2 Oct
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£32Flixbus
£75Air France
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3 Oct
£83Eurostar
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£62Air France
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4 Oct
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5 Oct
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6 Oct
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8 Oct
£62Eurostar
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9 Oct
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10 Oct
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The fastest trains from Paris to London

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Fastest Journey

2 h 19 m

Average

2 h 24 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

344 km

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.

Fastest
17:13Paris Gare du Nord2h19 18:32London St Pancras International
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£2781One-way
09:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 10:39London St Pancras International
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£2161One-way
19:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 20:39London St Pancras International
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£3131One-way
13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 14:39London St Pancras International
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£2161One-way

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Train Information between Paris and London

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£173 (€193)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

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.

Train companies

Train from Paris to London with Eurostar

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

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:

    • 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.

    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.

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    FAQs
    Am I allowed to travel by train from Paris, France to London, United Kingdom?

    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:

    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
    • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
    • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • 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 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.

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

    The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from London is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Paris from London restricted?

    International entry 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?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
    • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

    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:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    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.

    How much do cheap trains between Paris and London cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to London from Paris for as low as £92  for the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train ticket from Paris to London on average?
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to London train to cost on average £173  one way.
    How far is it from Paris to London by train?
    The train distance from Paris to London is around 213 miles (343 km).
    How long is the train to London from Paris?
    The train time to London from Paris is on average 2 h 26 min  for the 213 miles (343 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Paris and London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    When travelling by train from Paris to London, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in London do I arrive in?

    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.

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

    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.

    What train companies go from Paris to London?
    If you're looking for trains from Paris to London, you can rely on Eurostar to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Paris to London trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How many train services are there from Paris to London a day?
    On average, there are 3 trains a day from Paris to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What time is the earliest train from Paris to London? What time is the last train from Paris to London?
    The earliest train for this trip departs from Paris at 07: 13. The last train leaves from Paris at 19: 13. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I purchase Paris to London train tickets to get the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Paris to London is on average £173 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Paris and London available a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Paris
    London
    Gare Saint-Lazare
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    Paris Gare Montparnasse
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    Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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    Paris Gare de Lyon
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    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
    Paris Gare de l'Est
    Amenities
    Paris Gare du Nord
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    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.