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Paris to London trains

2hrs 17mins

No airport transport, no time wasted

City centre

to city centre travel

Comfortable

Make the most of your time on board

Take a train from Paris to London

Travelling from Paris to London with us is simple, smart, and speedy. Go direct from city centre to city centre in just 2hrs 17mins. 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 Paris to London is the only way to travel.

High-speed train from Paris to London

To start your journey, get to Paris Gare du Nord at our recommended arrival time to allow plenty of time to go through border controls and security.

This historic station, with a neoclassical 19th-century façade, is conveniently located at the heart of the city in the 10th arrondissement - connected with several urban transport lines, including Paris Metro, RER and local buses.

You’ll find plenty of shops and restaurants at Paris Gare du Nord to keep you occupied before you jump on one of our Eurostar trains.

On board a direct train from Paris to London

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 London St Pancras International

Eurostar trains arrive right in the heart of London at St Pancras International station, one of the most elegant stations in the world. Built in 1868, it is a masterpiece of Victorian Gothic architecture.

On arrival, 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.

As well as lots of shops and restaurants, you’ll find underground lines and buses to whisk you to London’s top museums and galleries.


Frequently asked questions

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.

Get to the station at our recommended arrival time to allow plenty of time to get through border controls and security.

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

Standard and Standard Premier 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. We also have allowances for Business Premier passengers and kids travelling with child tickets.

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.

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 17mins.

Check our timetables for trains from Paris to London

Thursday, November 30, 2023

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