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Train Information to Paris from Stansted

distanceDistance230 miles (371 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£124 (€139)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from Stansted to Paris cover the 230 miles (371 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 16 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £124, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £58. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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Stansted to Paris with Eurostar

Eurostar trains will get you between Stansted and Paris from £58. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


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 Stansted to Paris 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).

  • Average Price: £58

When you buy your Eurostar train tickets from Stansted to Paris don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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.

Eurostar trains from Stansted to Paris


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 Paris 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 Stansted to Paris 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 Stansted to Paris 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 Stansted to Paris

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 Stansted to Paris.

Travel Tips

Trains from Stansted to Paris
Travel by train to Paris 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 Stansted to Paris.
Is travel by train currently allowed from Stansted, United Kingdom to Paris, France?

Travel between Stansted, United Kingdom and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Stansted?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 25/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Stansted to Paris as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Stansted, United Kingdom from Paris, France?

Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

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

Entry into United Kingdom 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-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 Stansted, United Kingdom?

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

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

Last checked on 25/11/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Stansted from Paris.

How much do cheap train tickets between Stansted and Paris cost?
You can find a cheap train from Stansted to Paris for some dates and times for as low as £58  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Stansted to Paris cost on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Stansted to Paris train prices are on average £124  one way.
How far is it from Stansted to Paris by train?
The train distance from Stansted to Paris is around 230 miles (371 km).
How long is the train journey between Stansted and Paris?
The train time between Stansted and Paris is on average 2 h 16 min  for the 230 miles (371 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Stansted and Paris by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Stansted to Paris, which train station in Stansted do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Stansted to start your journey from including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Stansted Airport   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Stansted? Where is the train station in Paris?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Stansted Airport, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city centre of Stansted.

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Paris.

Which train companies should I travel with from Stansted to Paris?
For the best Stansted to Paris train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Stansted to Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there between Stansted and Paris a day?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Stansted to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When should I purchase Stansted Paris train tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase Stansted to Paris train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £124. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Stansted to Paris. 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

Stansted Airport is the most popular Stansted 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 Stansted for your journey to Paris.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Public transport options for Stansted Airport
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry