Eurostar train and Paris hotel package deals from London

Independently minded but want the best priced combo deals used by tour operators?

Eurostar Express Train London To Paris

Eurostar Express Train

If you want a short break in Paris from London and the tours don't have dates that fit in with your schedule you can easily put your own Paris break together. In terms of cost the largest component is going to be your accommodation in Paris.


By combining your return Eurostar ticket between London and Paris and bundling that in with your hotel you can obtain a money saving deal tailored to your travel needs.

Like London, Paris has an excellent public transport system and the Gare Du Nord where the Eurostar Paris trains terminate is a major public transport hub for Paris as well as being a good budget hotel district with many cheap hotels in the immediate vicinity of the station.


The popular hop-on, hop-off open top sightseeing buses also calls at Gare Du Nord.

Eurostar trains

The Eurostar train service takes just two hours and 15 minutes to Paris, starting at London's St Pancras station and terminating in the centre of Paris at the Gare du Nord Station.


Eurostar trains run at minimum hourly frequencies between London and Paris. There are no overnight services, first services start very early morning, last departure is mid/late evening. Scheduled journey times are 2 hours 15 minutes to Paris.

Eurostar offers 3 different classes of seat to meet your needs and seat numbers are allocated. You’re allowed 2 medium-sized items with a maximum length of 85cm, plus 1 item of hand luggage. You need to check in at least 30 minutes prior to departure.


Eurostar fares

Eurostar is a reservations only service - you can book up to 4 months in advance. The further ahead that you book, the more likely you'll be able to pick up the best fare. Non-flexible tickets (i.e. no exchanges or refunds allowed) are cheaper than tickets with fewer restrictions.

Eurostar fares are dynamic, there will be different fares for different schedules on the same day. Fares can be eye watering if you book late or are trying to travel when an event is on at your destination so do try and plan well ahead.

Full details of the service, an explanation of the classes of ticket and current fares for your dates can be found by clicking through on the banner link below.

Paris hotels

Like London, Paris has a massive number of hotels to choose from and like London it doesn't really matter where your hotel is because you can get around the sights so quickly and efficiently using the Paris Metro system.


However, the familiar global brand name hotels are not that common, many of them only having hotels in the suburbs, some way from the city centre. The main exception to the rule is the French Accor chain, with several brands with many hotels throughout Paris.


If nothing else they are a good reference point in establishing what is good vale in each of the districts. In order of budget to luxury the brands are Ibis, Novotel, Mercure, Pullman and Sofitel.

Use the facility below for offers of Eurostar return tickets to Paris combined with a wide variety of Paris hotels for the exact dates you require.

Eurostar Train Tickets & Timetables

L'OpenTour Paris hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus

Just like London, one of the most popular ways to see the main sights in Paris are the open top hop on, hop off sightseeing buses. If you are travelling independently these are a stress free way to quickly get orientated with the layout of Paris and get a good introduction at least for the first day.

L'OpenTour Paris Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Bus

L'OpenTour: Paris hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus

L'OpenTour is the most comprehensive of the Paris HoHo buses with 4 routes included in the same ticket. As well as the core city centre route, separate routes cover the attractions outside the centre like Montmartre, Bastille and Catacombs as well as the major rail stations.

The four tour routes are interconnected so you can easily hop between them to discover the best of Paris.


Broadly all routes start operating about 9.30am and start running down around 6pm and an hour or two earlier in the low season

On the main city centre route frequencies are every 10 minutes in the high season, other routes run every 15-25 minutes. In the low season, buses run every 30 minutes.


Low season is from from November to end of March.

A single ticket is valid for 1,2 or 3 calendar days from the time of first use.

The ticket doesn't include any admissions to attractions

You can switch between routes and ride the buses as much or as little as you require for the days your ticket is valid.

L'OpenTour Paris Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Bus Tickets

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