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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to London by train, bus, rideshare, car, car ferry, car train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$75 - $240

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Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus / ...

$29 - $80

8 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to London 214.7 miles

$41 - $43

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to London

$54 - $139

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$224 - $249

Fly Paris Orly to London City  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY

$98 - $1,415

Fly Paris CDG to London Heathrow  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR

$88 - $292

Fly Paris CDG to London Gatwick  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW

$57 - $207

Fly Paris CDG to London Luton, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$66 - $202

Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

$97 - $332

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to London is to bus which costs 25€ - 70€ and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to London is to train which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 2 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at London. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord Eurostar and arriving at London St. Pancras International. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Paris and London is 344 km.

The best way to get from Paris to London without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 65€ - 210€.

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The train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International takes 2 h 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Paris to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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Paris to London train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Paris to London is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 65€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 70€ and takes 9 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 1300€ and takes 3 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to London.
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  • Distance: 214.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and London, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Paris to London hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $240 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to London every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min. FlixBus also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Train operators
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $43
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Paris to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at London station.

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London is 1 h behind Paris. It is currently 5:39 PM in Paris and 4:39 PM in London.

Paris to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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British Airways offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to London City Airport.

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Book your Paris to London bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 8838+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and London. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs 9€.

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