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.
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2 h 17 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.
|Distance||213 miles (343 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 17 min|
|Average train ticket price||£230 (€255)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
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 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £230, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £171. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in London Victoria.
Find the best trains from Paris to London with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from £171. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Paris to London train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).
Paris to London train information with Eurostar:
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: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully 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 28/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to London as this information can change.
Return travel from United Kingdom to France is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 28/06/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from London.
When taking the train from Paris to London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your trip can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in London Victoria.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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