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London to Paris coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£13.48
Shortest Duration8h 0m
Trips per day3
Coach lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can you drive from London to Paris or do you have to take a ferry?

Yes, you can drive from London to Paris without having to take a ferry. The Channel Tunnel (also known as the “Chunnel”) between the UK and France is a 31-mile tunnel beneath the English Channel at the Strait of Dover. Coaches such as FlixBus, Eurolines France and Ouibus pass through this tunnel, as well as the Eurostar rail.

What is the best way to travel from London to Paris?

The cheapest way to get to Paris from London is to take a bus. Coach tickets average $30.30, but can be found for as low as $13.43. Prices for the Eurostar train start at $59, and flights typically cost between $75 and $200.

The fastest way to get from London to Paris is to take a plane. A direct flight takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes, whereas the train takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes. The slowest option is the bus, which takes between 8 and 9 hours. However, coaches depart as late as 11 p.m., which means you can sleep on the bus and arrive in Paris around 7 a.m. or 8 a.m. the next morning.

Can you take a day-trip from London to Paris?

London to Paris is not an easy day-trip by coach, because it takes so long to get there. To fully enjoy Paris by bus, you will want to plan for at least two days to accommodate travel time. If you want to take a day-trip to Paris, the best option is probably the high-speed train, which would allow you to depart in the morning and return in the evening.

How much is a coach ticket from London to Paris?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £21.69 was the low point for coach fares from London to Paris. Coaches from Paris to London are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £21.69 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 8 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 213 miles (344 kilometers) from London to Paris. However, the fastest coach only takes 8 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Paris at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave London?

The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from London to Paris, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from London to Paris every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from London to Paris; ticket prices start at £59.58.

What coach companies travel from London to Paris?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from London to Paris. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 3 coach trips per day.
CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus38h 50m£23.33
Union Ivkoni111h 0m£31.41

Where does the coach leave from in London?

London, London, City of has two coach stations with service to Paris, :

  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Green Line Coach Station

Where does the coach arrive in Paris?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Paris, :

  • 208 Quai de Bercy
  • University Library

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