How to get to London from Paris

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Travel Information between Paris and London

distanceDistance213 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£24 - £97
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 8 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £45 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or Eurostar

Travel 213 miles by train, coach or flight between Paris and London. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to London.

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from Paris to London

How to get to London from Paris by train, bus, flight or ferry.

Our recommendation
flight

The best way to travel from Paris to London is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Vueling
12:401h10
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
12:50London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
£461One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
12:0010h40
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
21:40London, Victoria Coach Station
£311One-way
0 changes
Fastest
easyJet
10:451h05
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
10:50London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£951One-way
0 changes
Other options
Eurostar
10:112h19
Paris Gare du Nord
11:30London St Pancras International (STP)
£1921One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
11:122h18
Paris Gare du Nord
12:30London St Pancras International (STP)
£1921One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
09:122h18
Paris Gare du Nord
10:30London St Pancras International (STP)
£1921One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
10:159h40
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
18:55London, Victoria Coach Station
£441One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
08:009h45
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
16:45London, Victoria Coach Station
£441One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
12:309h30
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
21:00London, Victoria Coach Station
£441One-way
0 changes
Vueling
17:101h10
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
17:20London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£491One-way
0 changes
Vueling
06:551h10
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
07:05London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£491One-way
0 changes
Vueling
12:401h10
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
12:50London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
£821One-way
0 changes

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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

flight

£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.


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Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains between Paris and London. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your travel to London from Paris including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.

        FAQs: Paris to London

        FAQs: 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

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

        The cheapest way to travel from Paris to London is a coach with an average price of £24.

        This is compared to other travel options from Paris to London:

        A coach is £21 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Paris to London costing on average £45.

        A coach is £73 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to London costing on average £97.

        The fastest way to get to London from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

        Other travel options to London take longer:

        Getting to London by coach takes 8 h 25 min on average.

        Train takes on average 2 h 18 min.

        The distance from Paris to London is approximately 213 miles.

        The average frequency per day from Paris to London is:

        • Around 1 coach per day.
        • 12 trains per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to London from Paris as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

        • Coaches mostly leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and tend to arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
        • Flights mostly leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and tend to arrive in London Gatwick Airport.
        • Trains from Paris to London most often leave from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in London Waterloo.

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

        • You can travel from Paris to London by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus, Ourbus, Megabus or Infobus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £24 with Ourbus from Paris to London.
        • You can travel by plane from Paris to London with easyJet, Vueling Airlines, British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa, KLM, Eurowings, Finnair, KLM Cityhopper, SWISS, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Air Serbia, Norwegian Air or LAER, and you can find easyJet Paris to London tickets for £45 on Omio.
        • You can travel to London from Paris by train with Eurostar or Eurostar. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £97 with Eurostar from Paris to London.

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

        • Direct coaches with BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus with 1 direct coach per day.
        • 12 direct trains per day with Eurostar or Eurostar.

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

        Looking to extend your trip from Paris to London? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to London usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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