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Wed
29 Sep
£217Eurostar
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£143Air France
Thu
30 Sep
£217Eurostar
£38Union Ivkoni International
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Fri
1 Oct
£171Eurostar
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£68easyJet
Sat
2 Oct
£124Eurostar
£39Flixbus
£87Air France
Sun
3 Oct
£145Eurostar
£33Union Ivkoni International
£87Air France
Mon
4 Oct
£171Eurostar
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£52easyJet
Tue
5 Oct
£93Eurostar
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£70British Airways
Wed
6 Oct
£78Eurostar
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£98Air France
Thu
7 Oct
£78Eurostar
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£64easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£78Eurostar
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£49easyJet
Sat
9 Oct
£100Eurostar
£33Flixbus
£38easyJet
Sun
10 Oct
£109Eurostar
£31Union Ivkoni International
£62Air France
Mon
11 Oct
£130Eurostar
£32Flixbus
£37easyJet
Tue
12 Oct
£78Eurostar
£32Flixbus
£62Air France
Wed
13 Oct
£62Eurostar
£32Flixbus
£47British Airways
Thu
14 Oct
£62Eurostar
£31Union Ivkoni International
£36easyJet
Fri
15 Oct
£83Eurostar
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£36easyJet
Sat
16 Oct
£100Eurostar
£32Flixbus
£34easyJet
Sun
17 Oct
£93Eurostar
£32Flixbus
£36easyJet
Mon
18 Oct
£109Eurostar
£32Flixbus
£34easyJet
Tue
19 Oct
£78Eurostar
£32Flixbus
£36easyJet

Travel Information to London from Paris

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£62 - £140
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £62 • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £85 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, 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.

How to Travel 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.

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

Paris to London Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

£15

8:30 h

1 Day Before

trains

£48

2:17 h

3 Weeks Before

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£40

1:25 h

2 Months Before



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

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to London


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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.


Fastest way to travel from Paris to London


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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.


Most popular way to travel from Paris to London


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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 Tips

Travel from Paris to London
Travel 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
Is cross-border travel to London, United Kingdom from Paris, France currently allowed?

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

Can travellers from France enter United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • 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
  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

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.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Paris, France from London, United Kingdom due to COVID-19?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from United Kingdom?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

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.

What are my travel options from Paris to London?

You can travel between Paris and London 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Paris to London the cheapest way?

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.

What is the quickest way 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.

How many miles from Paris to London would I travel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Paris to London?

The average frequency per day from Paris to London is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Paris to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Paris to London:

  • Coaches from Paris to London most often leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Flights mostly depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel operators can get me from Paris to London?

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

  • You can take a coach from Paris to London with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £62 with Flixbus from Paris to London.
  • You can travel between Paris and London by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £85 with easyJet from Paris to London.
  • You can go to London from Paris by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for £140 with Eurostar from Paris to London on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to London?

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

  • You'll find direct flights per day with British Airways.
  • You can find around 3 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Eurostar.

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.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to London from Paris?
Omio customers who travel from Paris to London often also extend their holiday to go to Amsterdam, Brussels or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Paris and London online to get the best deals?

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:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £62 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £85 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £140 one way for this journey.

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.