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.
Style and elegance are the order of the day in this upmarket part of London.
'Don't miss' areas for eating out, nightlife and shopping in London.
There's plenty to see here with Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and The London Eye.
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 17 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!
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 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.
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.
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).
We have direct routes to London from Paris Gare du Nord and passengers have a choice from up to 10 trains a day.
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.
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.