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 Gare de Lyon 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 Gare de Lyon is 3 hours and 24 minutes, with around 14 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 Gare de Lyon is 2 hours and 33 minutes.
Train tickets from Ebbsfleet International to Paris Gare de Lyon 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Ebbsfleet International to Paris Gare de Lyon. Travelling from Ebbsfleet International to Paris Gare de Lyon by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Ebbsfleet International to Paris Gare de Lyon leaves at 05:58. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Ebbsfleet International to Paris Gare de Lyon leaves at 19:02. 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 Gare de Lyon cover a distance of around 201 miles (324 km) during the journey.