You can get from Paris to London by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||213 miles (343 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£62 - £140|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £62 • 8 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £85 • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, easyJet or Eurostar|
Take a coach, flight or train to travel 213 miles (343 km) from Paris to London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £62. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Paris to London.
Travelling between Paris and London can be done by either train, bus or flight and depending on the mode of transport can be done between 2 and 8 hours. Using the Eurostar service is the quickest and most convenient way between the two cities and gets from the capital of France to the capital of the UK within 2 hours.
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Two providers, Eurolines and iDBUS operate direct routes, both finishing their journeys at London Victoria Coach Station, with an average travel time of around 8 hours. Eurolines services depart from Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet, with around 11 departures a day, while iDBUS routes leave from Gare Paris Bercy, with up to 7 departures a day. Although this travel mode option has the longest travel time it is the most scenic, and sometimes saves travellers the most money.
The Eurostar service departs from Paris Gare du Nord and arrives at London St. Pancras International station in the centre of the city. There are around 10 Eurostar trains that depart Paris every day with a direct service time of between 2 and 2.5 hours. Facilities on the train include wifi, air conditioning, luggage racks and a refreshment service. To save money on Eurostar tickets book as far in advance as possible.
While the Eurostar is often the mode of choice for people travelling from Paris to London, many people still choose to fly on this route. Airlines that fly between Paris and London include easyJet and British Airways. Flights depart from either Paris Orly Airport or Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive at either London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London City or London Luton airports. Between them, they offer over 30 flights a day, with a total journey time of around 4 hours including time needed at the airport.
Tip: Once Landed in London the most cost effective way to get around is to purchase an Oyster Card for a deposit of £5 which saves visitors money on trains, the underground, and the bus network. When leaving the city travellers can return the Oyster Card at most information points inside stations and receive the deposit back.
Travel between Paris, France and London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 26/09/2021. 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 from Paris to London.
Return travel to Paris, France from United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Requirements for reentering France:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 26/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from London.
You can travel between Paris and London 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £62.
This is compared to other travel options to London:
A coach journey is usually £23 less than a journey to London by plane, which costs on average £85 for the same trip.
A coach is generally £78 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £140 from Paris to London.
The quickest way to travel from Paris to London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 30 min on average.
In comparison, getting to London by train can take on average 2 h 19 min.
The distance from Paris to London is approximately 213 miles (343 km).
The average frequency per day from Paris to London is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to London from Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Paris to London:
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Yes, there are direct services available to London from Paris with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to London from Paris.
Before travelling from Paris to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Paris to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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