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London to Paris by train

The journey from London to Paris by train is 213.34 mi and takes 2 hr 51 min. There are 22 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:01 AM and the last at 8:01 PM. It is possible to travel from London to Paris by train for as little as $66.71 or as much as $281.22. The best price for this journey is $66.71.

Lowest Price$66.71
Journey Duration2 hr 51 min
Connection per Day22
Lowest Price$66.71
Highest Price$281.22
First Departure5:01 AM
Last Departure8:01 PM
Distance213.34 mi
CarriersEurostar, TGV inOui

London to Paris Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024

Traveling from London to Paris by train

Embark on a journey from the cosmopolitan hub of London to the romantic city of Paris by train, traversing diverse landscapes and cultures. The route covers an estimated distance of 213.34 mi, and the average travel time is around 2 hr 51 min. With approximately 22 trains operating daily on this route, passengers have a wide array of departure times to suit their plans. Budget-friendly options are available for this journey, with the lowest fares typically starting at $66.71.

The journey starts at in London and ends at in Paris. It's crucial to note that not all stations on this route have direct connections, but Virail can provide information on both direct and indirect routes. Arriving at the station 30 minutes before departure is recommended to ensure a smooth boarding process.

Eurostar provides high-speed train services on the London to Paris route, ensuring a comfortable and efficient journey. The Eurostar trains are designed with passenger comfort at the forefront, offering spacious seating with ample legroom and power outlets. The trains feature two comfort classes - Standard and Standard Premier, each boasting its unique amenities. Standard Premier travelers enjoy extra spacious seating and a complimentary light meal. A bar buffet is available to all passengers, offering a range of food, snacks, and drinks for purchase. While Eurostar doesn't provide overnight services or private rooms, the quick journey duration of approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes ensures a smooth travel experience without needing sleeper facilities.

 Discover Paris: The City of Love

Arriving at Gare du Nord, one of the busiest railway stations in Europe, puts you right in the heart of Paris. The station is not only a critical transportation hub but also a gateway to explore the City of Lights. Well connected to other parts of Paris through numerous local transportation options, Gare du Nord offers easy access to the city's Métro (Line 4 and 5), RER (Line B, D, and E), and numerous bus lines. For international travelers, there's a currency exchange office. Upon exiting the station, you're a short distance away from key attractions like Montmartre and the Sacré-Cœur Basilica. 

Paris, a city of iconic monuments and cultural diversity, is known for its romantic allure and rich heritage. From the magnificent Eiffel Tower and the historical Notre Dame to the charming Montmartre and the world-renowned Louvre Museum, each corner of the city offers unique and enriching experiences.

Things to do/see in Paris

  1. Visit the iconic Eiffel Tower and take in the city's panoramic views.
  2. Explore the historic Notre Dame Cathedral and its impressive Gothic architecture.
  3. Admire art masterpieces at the Louvre Museum.
  4. Stroll along the picturesque banks of the River Seine.
  5. Visit the charming artists' quarter of Montmartre and the iconic Sacré-Cœur Basilica.
  6. Indulge in retail therapy in the trendy Le Marais district or the famed Champs-Élysées.

Local delicacies in Paris:

  1. Savour a traditional French baguette or a flaky croissant from a local boulangerie.
  2. Indulge in a plate of escargot, a classic Parisian delicacy.
  3. Taste the decadent macarons, available in an array of flavors.
  4. Enjoy a cup of French café au lait at a local café.

Day trips from Paris

Outside Paris, a world of historical landmarks, charming towns, and scenic landscapes awaits. Explore the grand Palace of Versailles, wander through the lovely town of Giverny, home to Monet's house and gardens, or visit the historic city of Reims, famous for its exquisite champagne.

Paris Travel Tips

Maximize your Paris visit with these tips. Consider booking tickets for popular attractions in advance to avoid lines. Try the local cuisine, which reflects the city's rich culinary heritage. Opt for guided tours to discover the city's landmarks and hidden gems. Exploring the city on foot or by bike lets you experience Paris's unique charm and pace.

If you're planning to travel from London, UK, to Paris, FR, by train, we're here to assist you. We check thousands of routes by train, bus, and flight to provide the best options. Use our price calendar below to find the best fares for all modes of transportation between London and Paris. Choose the option that best suits your needs and start your adventure.

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Cheap train tickets from London to Paris
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Paris.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Paris, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Paris.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book London to Paris travel

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $87.61 to $235.36 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 63% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from London to Paris

The cheapest London - Paris train tickets can be found for as low as $113.28 if you’re lucky, or $135.98 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $169.09.

Find the best day to travel to Paris by train

When travelling to Paris by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

Ticket types and facilities from London to Paris

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Eurostar when traveling from London to Paris.


Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
Services on board Eurostar and TGV inOui from London to Paris
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Paris by train.
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London to Paris CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from London to Paris by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Paris are 24.03kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Paris? By taking the train between London and Paris you will save 44.64kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.72kg compared to a bus and 30.9kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Paris?
A train ticket from London to Paris is $141.73. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $66.71.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Paris?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Paris is $66.71. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Paris by train?
London to Paris is 213.34 mi.
How long does the train between London and Paris take?
London to Paris is on average 2 hr 51 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 17 min.
Which companies operate from London to Paris?
The train journey from London to Paris is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Eurostar and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from London to Paris?
London to Paris has 22 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Paris leave?
The earliest train from London to Paris departs at 5:01 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from London to Paris depart?
The latest train from London to Paris departs at 8:01 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Paris in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $66.71 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from London to Paris?
There are 19 station(s) that you can depart from London to go to Paris. You can go from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Luton Airport , London Waterloo, Stansted Airport, London Victoria, London Stratford, London Paddington, London Southend Airport, London Bridge, Waterloo, London Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5, London Euston, Gatwick Airport, London Charing Cross, London St Pancras, London City Airport, Southend Airport, London Heathrow Airport and London Hyde Park and you can arrive at Tillé Aeroport, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris La Défense, Paris Cdg Airport, Paris Porte Maillot, Gare Vaugirard, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Orly Airport.
How many direct connections depart from London to Paris?
There are on average 18 direct connection(s) from London to go to Paris.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Paris by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Paris is 2 hr 17 min.
Is there a direct train from London to Paris?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Paris.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Paris by train?
The train journey from London to Paris creates 24.03kg of CO2 emissions.

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