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Luton to Paris by train

The journey from Luton to Paris by train is 242.27 mi and takes 7 hrs 37 mins. There are 20 connections per day, with the first departure at 02:15 and the last at 16:45. It is possible to travel from Luton to Paris by train for as little as £150.16 or as much as £246.96. The best price for this journey is £150.16.

Lowest Price£150.16
Journey Duration7 hrs 37 mins
Connection per Day20
Lowest Price£150.16
Highest Price£246.96
First Departure02:15
Last Departure16:45
Distance242.27 mi
DepartureLuton
ArrivalParis
CarriersTER, National ExpressMore

Luton to Paris Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Luton to Paris?

Prices will vary when you travel from Luton to Paris. On average, though, you'll pay about £193.66 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £150.16, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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When you're traveling from Luton to Paris, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £193.66. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Luton to Paris take by train?

The journey between Luton and Paris by train is approximately 242.27 mi. It will take you more or less 7 hrs 37 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Luton and Paris by train usually takes 7 hrs 37 mins to cover a distance of 242.27 mi. The shortest journey from Luton to Paris will take you 5 hrs 20 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Paris quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

Which stations are used when traveling from Luton to Paris?

You can depart from Luton at stations such as Luton, Challney,Luton Interchange,Leagrave Station Road. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Paris at the following stations: Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal 2C,Paris Gare du Nord,Paris - Orly Airport,Paris, Porte Maillot,Paris Beauvais-Tillé Airport,Paris Montparnasse 3 Vaugirard,Paris - Gare De Lyon,Paris La Défense. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Luton and Paris. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Luton to Paris take place each day?

The route from Luton to Paris is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Luton 20 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Luton to Paris, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 20 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Luton to Paris. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Luton to Paris
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Luton to Paris.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Luton to Paris, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Luton to Paris.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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When travelling to Paris by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Luton to Paris

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Eurostar, OUIGO and TER when traveling from Luton to Paris.

Standard

Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board TER, National Express and FlixBus from Luton to Paris
Compare services on board when travelling from Luton to Paris by train.
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Luton to Paris CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
27.29kg
Bus
29.24kg
Flight
77.98kg
Car
62.38kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Luton to Paris by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Luton and Paris are 27.29kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Luton and Paris? By taking the train between Luton and Paris you will save 50.69kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.95kg compared to a bus and 35.09kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Luton to Paris?
A train ticket from Luton to Paris is £193.66. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £150.16.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Luton to Paris?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Luton to Paris is £150.16. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Luton and Paris by train?
Luton to Paris is 242.27 mi.
How long does the train between Luton and Paris take?
Luton to Paris is on average 7 hrs 37 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 20 mins.
Which companies operate from Luton to Paris?
The train journey from Luton to Paris is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TER, National Express, FlixBus, TGV inOui, Eurostar, OUIGO and Heathrow Express.
How many train connections per day go from Luton to Paris?
Luton to Paris has 20 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Luton to Paris leave?
The earliest train from Luton to Paris departs at 02:15. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Luton to Paris depart?
The latest train from Luton to Paris departs at 16:45. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Luton to Paris in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £150.16 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Luton to Paris by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Luton and Paris is 5 hrs 20 mins.
Is there a direct train from Luton to Paris?
Yes, there is a direct train between Luton and Paris.
What are the CO2 emissions for Luton to Paris by train?
The train journey from Luton to Paris creates 27.29kg of CO2 emissions.

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