The average journey time by train between London St Pancras and Paris Gare du Nord is 3 hours and 41 minutes, with around 2 trains per day. However, you can get from London St Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord in just 2 hours and 58 minutes on the fastest Eurostar services.
Forget about flying and take a direct Eurostar train from London to Paris – you'll get from one city centre to the other before you even know it! What’s more, thanks to Eurostar’s free onboard entertainment, you’ll get to enjoy top TV shows, films and documentaries (there are also kids’ shows to keep your little ones entertained). Free WiFi and power sockets at every seat, as well as an onboard bar buffet are also available on the Eurostar, so you'll have everything you need while you’re whisked 246 feet under the Channel Tunnel.
If you’re still unsure about your travel plans, we recommend you buy a flexible ticket – it will allow you to change your booking for free up to 14 days before departure.
Getting off at Paris Gare du Nord train station, you’ll be only a short walk away from the Sacré-Cœur, ready to enjoy breath-taking views over the city.
Ready to book your next train trip from London St Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord? Start your search on our Journey Planner at the top of the page, or keep reading for more info about train times and ticket prices.
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 London St-Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord 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 London St-Pancras and Paris Gare du Nord is 3 hours and 21 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 London St-Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord is 2 hours and 54 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London St-Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord can start from as little as €59 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London St-Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from London St-Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London St-Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 11:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London St-Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 12:01. 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 London St-Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord cover a distance of around 214 miles (344 km) during the journey.