Cheap train tickets from Paris to London

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Cheapest

£121

Average

£135

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 £ 135 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 121.

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17:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 18:39London St Pancras
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£1211One-way
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15:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 16:30London St Pancras
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£1211One-way
19:03Paris Gare du Nord2h27 20:30London St Pancras
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£1381One-way
09:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 10:30London St Pancras
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£1441One-way
13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 14:30London St Pancras
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£1441One-way

Train schedule Paris to London

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09:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 10:30London St Pancras
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11:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 12:30London St Pancras
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13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 14:30London St Pancras
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15:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 16:30London St Pancras
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17:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 18:39London St Pancras
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19:03Paris Gare du Nord2h27 20:30London St Pancras
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Fri
3 Dec
£214Eurostar
£27Flixbus
£113easyJet
Sat
4 Dec
£108Eurostar
£24Flixbus
£82easyJet
Sun
5 Dec
£108Eurostar
£24BlaBlaCar Bus
£57easyJet
Mon
6 Dec
£92Eurostar
£24Flixbus
£61easyJet
Tue
7 Dec
£76Eurostar
£24BlaBlaCar Bus
£61easyJet
Wed
8 Dec
£76Eurostar
£24Flixbus
£68easyJet
Thu
9 Dec
£92Eurostar
£24Flixbus
£46easyJet
Fri
10 Dec
£92Eurostar
£24Flixbus
£40easyJet
Sat
11 Dec
£76Eurostar
£24Flixbus
£37easyJet
Sun
12 Dec
£92Eurostar
£24Flixbus
£40easyJet
Mon
13 Dec
£92Eurostar
£24Flixbus
£40easyJet
Tue
14 Dec
£83Eurostar
£24BlaBlaCar Bus
£35easyJet
Wed
15 Dec
£76Eurostar
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£35easyJet
Thu
16 Dec
£92Eurostar
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
17 Dec
£108Eurostar
£53BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
18 Dec
£128Eurostar
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Sun
19 Dec
£128Eurostar
£40BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
20 Dec
£128Eurostar
£36Flixbus
£85Air France
Tue
21 Dec
£108Eurostar
£36Flixbus
£35easyJet
Wed
22 Dec
£108Eurostar
£36Flixbus
£35easyJet
Thu
23 Dec
£108Eurostar
£44Flixbus
£40easyJet

Fastest train times from Paris to London

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

2 h 20 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 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 27 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
09:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 10:30London St Pancras
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£1441One-way
Fastest
13:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 14:30London St Pancras
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£1441One-way
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11:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 12:30London St Pancras
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£1441One-way
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15:13Paris Gare du Nord2h17 16:30London St Pancras
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£1211One-way
17:13Paris Gare du Nord2h26 18:39London St Pancras
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£1211One-way

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Train Information to London from Paris

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£109 (€123)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £76, but the average price of train tickets is £109. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in London Victoria.

Train providers

Eurostar Paris – London

Eurostar trains will get you from Paris to London from £76. 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 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).

Paris to London train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 16 min
  • Average Price: £76
  • Eurostar frequency: 7 a day

Eurostar has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Eurostar tickets between Paris and London and when travelling by train:

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

Is international entry into London from Paris restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 03/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Paris and London closer to your date of departure here.

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

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:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state 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 requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 03/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from London.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Paris and London?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to London from Paris for the next 7 days starting from £76  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Paris to London?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to London train price to come in at an average of £109  one way.
What is the distance by train from Paris to London?
The train distance from Paris to London is around 213 miles (343 km).
How many hours does it take from Paris to London by train?
On average the train from Paris to London duration is 2 h 17 min  for the 213 miles (343 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart 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?

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.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city centre in London.

Which train providers can get me from Paris to London?
For the best Paris to London train to buy, 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.
Is there a direct train from Paris to London?
Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day to London from Paris. 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 trains are there between Paris and London a day?
The average number of trains departing Paris for London is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Paris to London? When is the last train from Paris to London?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Paris at 08: 13. The last train leaves from Paris at 18: 13. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Paris to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I book Paris London train tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase Paris to London train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £109. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Paris to London. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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.
Amenities at station
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Phone Number
+33 184943635
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Ticket Office Hours
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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Phone Number
+33 890640650
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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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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+33 184943635
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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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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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