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from Paris to London

You can get from Paris to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Paris to London on 20 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:10Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h30 10:40London Heathrow Airport
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£1121One-way
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10:10Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h30 10:40London Heathrow Airport
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07:30Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h25 07:55London Heathrow Airport
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16:00Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h25 16:25London Heathrow Airport
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20:55Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h25 21:20London Heathrow Airport
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21 Jun
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22 Jun
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23 Jun
£110Eurostar
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24 Jun
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25 Jun
£110Eurostar
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26 Jun
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27 Jun
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28 Jun
£78Eurostar
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29 Jun
£63Eurostar
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30 Jun
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1 Jul
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2 Jul
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3 Jul
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4 Jul
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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

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£15

8:30 h

1 Day Before

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£48

2:17 h

3 Weeks Before

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£40

1:25 h

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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
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to London, United Kingdom from Paris, France?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if travelling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 18/06/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Paris and London.

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

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from London restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from London?

Conditions of reentry 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 18/06/2021. 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.

What are my Paris to London travel options?

There are 3 ways to get from Paris to London: coach, flight or train.

How far is London from Paris?

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

When going from Paris to London, where do I depart from Paris and where do I arrive in London?

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

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

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Vueling can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Vueling from Paris to London for £36 on Omio.
  • Union Ivkoni International can get you to London by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Union Ivkoni International from Paris to London for £68 on Omio.
  • Eurostar can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Eurostar from Paris to London for £77 on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Paris to London?

Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to 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 London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Paris to London.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Paris to London ends?
Your journey from Paris to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add Amsterdam, Brussels or Edinburgh to your Paris to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Paris and London online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Paris to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £36 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £68 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £77 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to London. Tickets for a flight cost on average £36.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A flight is generally £33 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £68 from Paris to London.

A flight journey is usually £41 less than a journey to London by train, which costs on average £77 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Paris to London?

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

Other travel options to London from Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 30 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 26 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
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Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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