Cheap train tickets from Paris to London

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£189

Average

£206

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 £ 206 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 189.

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11:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 12:30London St Pancras
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£1891One-way
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09:12Paris Gare du Nord2h18 10:30London St Pancras
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£1891One-way
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08:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 09:30London St Pancras
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£1891One-way
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10:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 11:30London St Pancras
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£1891One-way
12:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 13:30London St Pancras
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£2391One-way

Train schedule Paris to London

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08:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 09:30London St Pancras
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09:12Paris Gare du Nord2h18 10:30London St Pancras
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10:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 11:30London St Pancras
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11:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 12:30London St Pancras
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12:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 13:30London St Pancras
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13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 14:30London St Pancras
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Sun
22 May
£168Eurostar
£35BlaBlaCar Bus
£141Air France
Mon
23 May
£127Eurostar
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£79easyJet
Tue
24 May
£107Eurostar
£31Flixbus
£64easyJet
Wed
25 May
£168Eurostar
£42Flixbus
£57British Airways
Thu
26 May
£245Eurostar
£35BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
27 May
£91Eurostar
£26Flixbus
£56easyJet
Sat
28 May
£83Eurostar
£28Flixbus
£56easyJet
Sun
29 May
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£47Union Ivkoni International
£141Vueling
Mon
30 May
£168Eurostar
£42Flixbus
£79easyJet
Tue
31 May
£91Eurostar
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£47British Airways
Wed
1 Jun
£107Eurostar
£42Flixbus
£50easyJet
Thu
2 Jun
£127Eurostar
£36Flixbus
£51easyJet
Fri
3 Jun
£127Eurostar
£46Union Ivkoni International
£89easyJet
Sat
4 Jun
£224Eurostar
£88Flixbus
£146easyJet
Sun
5 Jun
£337Eurostar
£47Union Ivkoni International
£206easyJet
Mon
6 Jun
£213Eurostar
£42Flixbus
£99easyJet
Tue
7 Jun
£100Eurostar
£28Flixbus
£44easyJet
Wed
8 Jun
£91Eurostar
£26Flixbus
£43easyJet
Thu
9 Jun
£91Eurostar
£26Flixbus
£42easyJet
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10 Jun
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£26BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fastest train times from Paris to London

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

2 h 17 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

344 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Paris for London every day 6 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 17 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 18 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
12:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 13:30London St Pancras
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£2391One-way
Fastest
11:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 12:30London St Pancras
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£1891One-way
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13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 14:30London St Pancras
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£2391One-way
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08:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 09:30London St Pancras
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£1891One-way
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10:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 11:30London St Pancras
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£1891One-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£160 (€181)
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 route costs around £160, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £91. 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 between Paris and London with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from £91. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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 to London from Paris, 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 from Paris to London train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 16 min
  • Average Price: £91
  • Eurostar frequency: 7 a day

These are Eurostar 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Paris and London:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation

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

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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: 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:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 20/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and London as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from London, United Kingdom to Paris, France?

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:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 20/05/2022. 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 to London from Paris cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to London from Paris for as low as £91  for the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Paris to London cost on average?

The Paris to London train ticket price is on average £160  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How many miles is it from Paris to London by train?

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

What is the average Paris to London train duration?

On average the Paris to London train time is 2 h 17 min  covering the 213 miles (343 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station from Paris to London do I depart from? Which London train station from Paris do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Paris to start your route 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 departure train station in Paris located? Where is the arrival train station in London located?

Passengers booking this journey 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.

What train companies go from Paris to London?

For the best Paris to London train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Paris to London to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any Paris to London direct train services?

Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day from Paris to London. If you’re looking for a direct train from Paris to London, consider travelling with Eurostar. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

How many train services per day are there from Paris to London?

The average number of trains departing Paris for London is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Paris to London? What time is the last train from Paris to London?

The first train from Paris to London leaves at 05: 43   and the last train for this leaves at 20: 13. Omio shows you the latest train from Paris to London times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Paris to London to get the best deals?

You can find a train between Paris and London to cost on average £160 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 trip. 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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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
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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ParkingParking
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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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ParkingParking
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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