Eurostar Paris to London train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to London

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Cheapest

£217

Average

£223

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.

Eurostar
19:13Paris2h31 21:44London
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17:13Paris2h17 19:30London
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14:13Paris2h17 16:30London
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19:10Paris2h34 21:44London
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£2401One-way

Train schedule Paris to London

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14:13Paris2h17 16:30London
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17:13Paris2h17 19:30London
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19:10Paris2h34 21:44London
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19:13Paris2h31 21:44London
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Fastest train times from Paris to London

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 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.

Eurostar
17:13Paris2h17 19:30London
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£2171One-way
Eurostar
14:13Paris2h17 16:30London
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£2171One-way
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19:13Paris2h31 21:44London
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£2171One-way
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19:10Paris2h34 21:44London
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£2401One-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£230 (€255)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 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 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.

Train companies: Eurostar trains Paris to London

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 18 min
  • Average Price: £171
  • Eurostar frequency: 12 a day

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

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

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.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from London?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration required

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 requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

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.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Paris to London to cost as little as £171  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to London from Paris is £230  one way.
The Paris to London train distance is approximately 213 miles (343 km).
On average the train from Paris to London duration is 2 h 17 min  for the 213 miles (343 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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.

For the route 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.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Paris to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Paris to London leaves at 05: 43. The last train departing from Paris to London leaves at 19: 13. You can find the latest Paris to London train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find a train between Paris and London to cost on average £230 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Paris to London train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
London
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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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
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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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
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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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
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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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
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

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