1. Oxford to London Paddington - 1h3mins
2. London Paddington to St Pancras International (stop over) - 1h4mins
3. St Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord - 2h23mins
Best total journey time - 4h30mins
Once you have arrived in Paris, of course, numerous attractions lie in wait.
The best place for an existentialist crisis, with tea and cakes to take the edge off.
Stay cool on the water in a bar on a barge.
When in Paris.. make like a local and head to one of these top spots for a pre-dinner 'apero'.