How to get to London from France?
March 17, 2021
London, the capital of England, a city rich in different cultures and combining very strong traditionalism – with its royal family, its taxis and famous double-decker buses – with incredible modernism. A city rich in different cultures that can be easily reached from the mainland by train, boat or plane.
Eurostar has terminals in France and Belgium. From Gare du Nord in Paris, it takes about € 120 for a return trip and 2×30 trips. Fast TGV lines allow you to travel from Le Mans – London or Nancy – London with a connection to Paris or Brussels. To take the train to London, you will take a shuttle that allows you to board directly from Calais. Calculate € 120 for the Kale-Folkeston return trip for a car carrying up to 9 passengers.
On the boat
You can reach London by boat from Calais. The transfer is fast (70 to 90 minutes), and the arrival takes place in Dover. Dover – London buses often run along with the arrival of the ferry. The return trip costs about 80 € per person. The main companies are Seafrance and P&O. Brittany Ferries also offers longer trips from Cannes, Cherbourg, Roscoff, Saint-Malo or other European countries. The boat is the preferred tool for vehicle users who want to travel to London.
Hunting cost companies such as Ryan Air, City Jet or Easy Jet provide daily connections with France. Paris and the main provincial airports (Nantes, Bordeaux, Nimes, etc.) are served. Most cheap flights serve London Luton Airport, and bus transfers to the center are frequent. The price of a return ticket Paris – London is approximately € 110 (prices recorded in March 2021) for a 1h10 flight using low cost airlines. However, many special offers are available and very cheap tickets are easy to find. Going to London is therefore very easy, regardless of the chosen mode of transportation. Its proximity allows you to be there for a short time and take your vehicle with you, but, in this case, don’t forget to drive left in the UK!