You can get from Paris to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to London on 02 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||213 miles (343 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £288 • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Vueling or Eurostar|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 213 miles (343 km) between Paris and London. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Vueling or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, 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: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully 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 29/06/2022. 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 London from Paris.
The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Conditions of reentry into France:
You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 29/06/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from London closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways to get from Paris to London: coach, flight, ferry or train.
A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to London, which costs on average £1.
This is compared to other ways of getting to London:
A ferry journey is usually £57 less than a journey to London by coach, which costs on average £57 for the same trip.
A ferry journey is usually £288 less than a journey to London by plane, which costs on average £288 for the same trip.
A ferry is £201 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Paris to London costing on average £201.
The fastest way from Paris to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.
Other travel options from Paris to London can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 15 min of travel time.
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In comparison, getting to London by train can take on average 2 h 17 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 trip to London from Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to London:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to London 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 between Paris and London.
When planning your trip to London from Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to London from Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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