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Journey Information

London to Paris bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$36.91
Shortest Duration7h 55m
Trips per day3
Bus lines4

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.

Is it safe to travel by bus from London to Paris right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from London to Paris?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $36.91 was the low point for bus fares from London to Paris. Buses from Paris to London are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $36.91 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $82.73 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 213 miles (344 kilometers) from London, LND to Paris,, However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 55 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus 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 bus 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 buses leave London?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from London to Paris, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from London to Paris every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from London, City of to without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from London to Paris; ticket prices start at $89.00.

What bus companies travel from London to Paris?

There are 4 bus lines from London, London, City of to Paris,, With 3 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaBus49h 13m$102.28
FlixBus38h 53m$80.41
Ouibus29h 28m$105.02
Union Ivkoni111h 0m$78.95

Where does the bus leave from in London?

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

  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Green Line Coach Station

Where does the bus arrive in Paris?

Buses arrive in Paris at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Paris, :

  • Bercy
  • University Library
  • La Défense

Price trends for buses from London to Paris

Average prices by travel date

$150$100$50NovDec

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

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