Planning a getaway to the City of Light? The Eurostar train from Ebbsfleet to Paris will get you there in comfort and style. Taking about two hours in total, this journey will see you speed through the Channel Tunnel, arriving at Gare du Nord in the French capital. There are no baggage weight restrictions and you can take food and drink on the train, making the Eurostar a handy alternative to flying.
Once you arrive, your Parisian adventures can begin. Whether you’re set for a full day of shopping along the Champs Elysées, planning to see the sights like the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, or simply grabbing a croissant and seeing where the wind takes you, the options are endless. Check out the route information below, including ticket prices and FAQs.
Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Ebbsfleet International to Paris by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Ebbsfleet International and Paris is 2 hours and 6 minutes, with around 3 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Ebbsfleet International to Paris is 2 hours and 6 minutes.
Train tickets from Ebbsfleet International to Paris can start from as little as €50.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Ebbsfleet International to Paris without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Ebbsfleet International to Paris. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Ebbsfleet International to Paris leaves at 08:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Ebbsfleet International to Paris leaves at 12:42. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Ebbsfleet International to Paris cover a distance of around 200 miles (322 km) during the journey.