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Paris to London train

City or station
City or station
2hrs 15mins from Paris
10 trainsa day
City centreto city centre

Trains from Paris to London

Take the train to London

Get to Paris Gare du Nord 30 minutes before departure for a quick check-in, before heading off to London in style.
 
Whether you’re heading off on holiday or a weekend shopping spree, our two-bag luggage allowance takes the stress out of packing. 

Take your pick from our range of travel classes, then sit back and unwind as we whisk you to the centre of London.

What’s on board?

It’s a quick and comfortable 2-hour-15-minute trip, so relax in our comfy seats, watch a film or catch up on your emails with our free wi-fi. All while you whizz through France at 186 mph. 

If you’re feeling hungry, visit Café Métropole, our onboard bar buffet, for a snack or a proper meal. There’s plenty of food and drinks to choose from.   

Arriving at St Pancras International

Eurostar trains arrive right in the heart of London at the beautiful and historic St Pancras International.

There, as well as lots of shops and restaurants, you’ll find underground connections and buses to whisk you to London’s top museums and galleries where your Eurostar ticket gives you 2 for 1 entry to lots of exhibitions.
 

Never be bored in London

With its royal palaces, world-class galleries, quirky markets and West End shows, to say London's eclectic is a bit of an understatement. Luckily, it's just a train-ride from Paris.

Kensington, Knightsbridge and Chelsea

Style and elegance are the order of the day in this upmarket part of London.

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Soho, Covent Garden and The Strand

'Don't miss' areas for eating out, nightlife and shopping in London.

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Westminster and Southbank

There's plenty to see here with Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and The London Eye.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the Eurostar train journey from Paris to London?

The Eurostar can take up to 2hrs 37mins from Paris to London, however, most of our trains will take you to London in only 2hrs 15 mins. If you take the first Eurostar at 5:40am, this direct train from city centre to city centre will give you plenty of time to make the most of a day trip to London!

Are there additional fees when travelling with the Eurostar?

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.

How far in advance can you book your Eurostar train ticket?

Eurostar tickets from Paris to London 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.

How early should you arrive for the Eurostar?

You should get to Paris Gare du Nord about 30 minutes before departure in order to pass the customs and security checks before your train departs.

How fast does the Eurostar go?

Between London and Paris, the high-speed lines allow our trains to drive at a maximum speed of 186 miles per hour (300 km/h).

Where does the Eurostar leave from in Paris?

We have direct routes to London from Paris Gare du Nord and passengers have a choice from up to 10 trains a day.

How much luggage can I bring with me on the Eurostar?

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

Can you take liquids on the Eurostar? 

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!

Can you take your own food on the Eurostar?

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

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