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London to Paris trains

2hrs 16mins

No airport transfers, no time wasted

City centre

to city centre travel

Comfortable

Make the most of your time on board

Take a train from London to Paris

Travelling from London to Paris with us is simple, smart, and speedy. Go direct from city centre to city centre in just 2hrs 16mins. And whether you’re going for work or play, we’ll get you there feeling relaxed and rested. Read on to discover why taking Eurostar from London to Paris is the only way to travel.

High-speed train from London to Paris

To start your journey, get to London St Pancras International at our recommended arrival time to allow plenty of time to go through border controls and security.

This elegant historic 19th-century station is conveniently located in the heart of London and is well connected by underground lines and buses.

Before you jump on one of our Eurostar trains you can indulge in some boutique shopping, experience fine dining at a world-class brasserie or enjoy a glass of bubbly at the longest champagne bar in Europe.

On board our direct London to Paris train

Travelling with Eurostar is simple, affordable and relaxing. You can bring two bags and one piece of hand luggage for no extra charge and with no weight limits. We won’t charge you for choosing your seats and there are no restrictions on liquids, so feel free to bring something bubbly for the journey. Find out more about our luggage allowances.

Wherever you sit, you can email, tweet and post all the way with our free onboard wi-fi. You’ll find power sockets at your seat, so you can stay charged up while you relax.

If you find yourself feeling peckish, you can enjoy a range of hot and cold drinks and sweet and savoury snacks at Eurostar Café. And if you’re travelling in Standard Premier or Business Premier, you’ll be served a three-course meal at your seat. Find out more about our food on board.

Whether you’re travelling for work, a special occasion, or heading away on a budget break, we’ve got the travel class for you. Check out our seats in Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier.

Arriving at Paris Gare du Nord

Your train will arrive at Paris Gare du Nord, conveniently located in the heart of the city and just a short stroll from some of the city's top attractions, including Montmartre and the Sacré-Coeur.

With a neoclassical 19th-century façade, Gare du Nord is one of Paris’s main stations, with connections for the metro, RER trains and local buses.

Frequently asked questions

The Eurostar can take up to 2hrs 37mins from London to Paris, however, most of our trains will take you to Paris in only 2hrs 16mins.

Unlike airlines, there are no hidden costs when travelling by Eurostar. Once you have picked your train tickets (Standard, Standard Premier or Business Premier), there will be no additional fees for seat selection, advanced booking, or luggage allowance.

Eurostar tickets can be booked up to 180 days before your return travel date, however, there are a few exceptions depending on engineering work or when you book. Have a look at our booking calendar and available days will show in black while the greyed-out dates are not available for sale just yet.

You can take liquids on the Eurostar and there is no volume limit, so you can bring all your toiletries and even a bottle of bubbly!


There are no food restrictions, so you’re allowed to bring your own food from home on the Eurostar.

Get to St Pancras International at our recommended arrival time to allow plenty of time to get through border controls and security.

Standard adult tickets allow you to bring two pieces of luggage that are up to 85cm long, and one small piece of hand luggage such as a handbag or briefcase. You can find out more information about luggage allowances here.

Check our timetables for trains from London to Paris

Wednesday, 28 February 2024

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