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London to Paris Gare du Nord by train

One of the most popular ways to travel between London and Paris is by train. Hop on a Eurostar service and arrive at Paris Gare du Nord station in just over two hours – a much quicker way to travel from city centre to city centre than flying.

While you’re speeding through the Channel Tunnel at 160 km/h, you can relax in spacious leather seats and enjoy drinks and snacks from the onboard café. Travel Business Premier (Eurostar’s version of First Class) for an onboard Michelin-starred menu and 10-minute check-in. Ready to book? Find train times, ticket prices and London to Paris Gare du Nord journey information below.

London to Paris Gare du Nord by train

It takes an average of 2h 39m to travel from London to Paris Gare du Nord by train, over a distance of around 211 miles (339 km). There are normally 3 trains per day travelling from London to Paris Gare du Nord and tickets for this journey start from €50.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 38m
Price€50.50 - €274.50
Distance211 miles (339 km)
Frequency3 trains per day
Departure stationLondon
Arrival stationParis Gare du Nord
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

London to Paris Gare du Nord train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Paris Gare du Nord for Tuesday 26th May 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
10:24 London St-Pancras13:49 Paris Gare du Nord EurostarEurostar 9018 Eurostar Get tickets2h 40m, direct
10:24 London St-Pancras13:49 Paris Gare du Nord EurostarEurostar 9018 Eurostar Get tickets2h 40m, direct
10:24 London St-Pancras13:49 Paris Gare du Nord EurostarEurostar 9018 Eurostar Get tickets2h 40m, direct
10:24 London St-Pancras13:49 Paris Gare du Nord EurostarEurostar 9018 Eurostar Get tickets2h 40m, direct
10:24 London St-Pancras13:49 Paris Gare du Nord EurostarEurostar 9018 Eurostar Get tickets2h 40m, direct
10:24 London St-Pancras13:49 Paris Gare du Nord EurostarEurostar 9018 Eurostar Get tickets2h 40m, direct
07:55 London St-Pancras11:18 Paris Gare du Nord EurostarEurostar 9008 Eurostar Get tickets2h 38m, direct
09:01 London St-Pancras13:20 Paris Gare du NordEurostar 9116 Eurostar Get tickets3h 19m, 1 change
10:24 London St-Pancras13:49 Paris Gare du Nord EurostarEurostar 9018 Eurostar Get tickets2h 40m, direct
12:24 London St-Pancras15:49 Paris Gare du Nord EurostarEurostar 9024 Eurostar Get tickets2h 40m, direct

Eurostar trains from London to Paris Gare du Nord

You can travel from London to Paris Gare du Nord on Eurostar trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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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).

Cheap train tickets from London to Paris Gare du Nord

Train tickets from London to Paris Gare du Nord start at €50.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €218.17.
lowest price found
from50.50
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price132
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price139.12
on the day
avg. single price218.17

Book in advance

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 to Paris Gare du Nord by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London to Paris Gare du Nord? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London to Paris Gare du Nord take?

The average journey time by train between London and Paris Gare du Nord is 2 hours and 39 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.

What's the fastest journey time between London and Paris Gare du Nord by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Paris Gare du Nord is 2 hours and 38 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Paris Gare du Nord cost?

Train tickets from London to Paris Gare du Nord 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.

Is there a direct train from London to Paris Gare du Nord?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Paris Gare du Nord without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from London to Paris Gare du Nord. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London to Paris Gare du Nord leave?

The first train from London to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 07:55. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Paris Gare du Nord leave?

The last train from London to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 12:24. 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.

What's the distance between London and Paris Gare du Nord by train?

Trains travelling from London to Paris Gare du Nord cover a distance of around 211 miles (339 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris Gare du Nord to London.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London to Paris Gare du Nord for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/05/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/04/2019 for travel on 02/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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