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How to Travel from London to Paris

Travelling between the British and the French capital can be done by plane, train, or bus and can take as little as 2.5 hours. Some of the most visited places in London include the British Museum, Westminster, and Hyde Park. In addition to its many museums, the most popular places to visit while in Paris are the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the Luxembourg Gardens.


Travelling London-Paris

Already know what your preffered mode of travel from London to Paris is? You can book your travel ticket on your chosen travel mode by checking out our pages below. If you're still wondering whether to catch the train, bus or fly from London to Paris you can check out our research below.

Trains from London to Paris | Buses from London to Paris | Flights from London to Paris


Train: Train travel between these European cities is provided by Eurostar, which operates hourly high-speed trains from early morning until the evening. Trains depart from London St Pancras International, and on average take 2 hours and 15 minutes to reach Paris Gare du Nord.

Bus: Eurolines, National Express, OuiBus, and Flixbus cover the bus route between London and Paris, with coaches departing approximately every 2 hours. Direct buses take 8 hours, and those that require changing buses at Paris Charles de Gaulle or Brussels take up to 12 hours. All coaches depart from London Victoria and arrive at either Paris Bercy or at the international coach station of Paris Gallieni.

Flight: Direct flights between London and Paris are offered by easyJet, Air France, and Air Berlin. Average flight time is just over 1 hour, and on any given day there are approximately 10 flights available. The departure airports are Heathrow, Gatwick, and Luton, and flights arrive at either Paris Charles de Gaulle or Paris Orly.



What is the best way to travel from London to Paris?

What is the cheapest way to travel from London to Paris?


The cheapest way to get from London to Paris is by coach. On average passengers can save 10% on the price of a coach ticket compared with the price of a flight or train ticket from London to Paris. Taking the bus is also the longest mode of travel between London and Paris with the journey time ranging between 8 hours and 10 hours.

There are approximately 20 daily departures from London Victoria Coach station to several Paris coach stations. The main coach providers are National Express, Ouibus, Eurolines and Flixbus. For the best coach deals on ticket prices it's best to book up to one month in advance.

What is the fastest way to travel from London to Paris?


The quickest method of travel from London to Paris is by taking the train, with the direct Eurostar taking not much more than 2 hours to cover the distance. In fact, the London-Paris route is one of a number of major European travel routes that are quicker on the train than by flying, once the waiting time and airport transit time are taken into consideration. There are 14 Eurostar services a day, departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Gare du Nord in the north of Paris.


What is the most popular way to travel from London to Paris?


Most travellers going from London to Paris who book with Omio choose to travel either by train or flight. With an average of 40 direct flights a day between London and Paris this option offers passengers the best flexibility. The most regular flights are provided by British Airways between London Gatwick and Paris Charles de Gaulle with approximately 13 daily departures.

Other airlines which serve the London-Paris route include easyJet, Air France and Iberia. Most flights depart from London Gatwick, London Luton and London Heathrow, arriving at Paris Charles de Gaulle and Paris Orly.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from London, United Kingdom to Paris, France?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from London?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 14/06/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Paris from London.

Are there restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Paris, France due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Paris, France?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Paris?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 14/06/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Paris here.

How do I travel between London and Paris?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from London to Paris. You can take a coach, flight or train.

How many miles are between London and Paris

Paris is approximately 213 miles (343 km) away from London.

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Paris:

  • Most travellers catch their flight from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars).
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from London to Paris depart from London Victoria to Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can take me from London to Paris?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Paris:

  • You can go to Paris from London by plane with Air France. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £63 with Air France from London to Paris on Omio.
  • You can take a coach from London to Paris with Union Ivkoni International. Cheap tickets can be found for £57 with Union Ivkoni International from London to Paris.
  • You can take a train from London to Paris with Eurostar. Cheap tickets can be found for £78 with Eurostar from London to Paris.
Is there a way to travel directly from London to Paris?

Yes, there are direct services available to Paris from London with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights with Air France.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between London and Paris.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Paris?
Many of our customers travelling from London to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Barcelona, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your London and Paris trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between London and Paris online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from London to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is one way on average.

But we recommend booking London to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way to go to Paris from London?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average £57.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is about £6 less than a flight, which costs on average for this route.

A coach is £22 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Paris costing on average.

What is the quickest way from London to Paris?

The quickest way to travel from London to Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Paris by coach can take on average 8 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 16 min  on average.

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