London to Paris day trip
There are several places to find cheap day trips to Paris from London, with a selection of five different tours, each offering slightly different products. The most basic London to Paris day trip package offers return Eurostar tickets at a competitive price. This is often the cheapest way to get from London to Paris and is certainly the most convenient and stress-free mode of travelling. There are several London to Paris day trip packages that offer various levels of tour guides, from panoramic bus tours showing you the highlights of the city to guided tours of the Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles.
Low Cost Day Trip to Paris – from £179!
Our low cost day trip to Paris from London is available at great prices and offers reserved Eurostar return train tickets. This is a fixed priced tour, meaning that it is often cheaper than booking directly with Eurostar. Whilst prices for buying Eurostar tickets directly fluctuate, and get very expensive when booked last minute, the price of this is the same regardless of how far in advance you book.
It’s approximately a 16-hour round trip to get to Paris from London in a day. You’ll be departing London St Pancras train station early in the morning and arrive back at around 20:30 in the evening. This means you’ll have a good amount of time to explore the highlights of Paris. The day trip includes a 1 hour cruise along the River Seine which will give you a good feel and overview for the city. You’ll also be given a free map of Paris to help you get around and make the most of your day!
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Paris Day Trip with Guide – from £216
Le Louvre, Paris
This is a cheap day tour from London to Paris if you are also looking for a guided tour of the city. Depart London with reserved seats on the Eurostar and arrive in Paris in under 2 hours 15 minutes. This express travel service means you’ll have a full day in Paris for sightseeing! Begin with a panoramic bus tour of the city with an expert guide. You’ll get to see the major Paris attractions from onboard the double-decker sightseeing bus. The bus tour will pass by all the classic Parisien sights such as the Eiffel Tower, Louvre museum, Champs D’Elysee and more. Bear in mind that if you’re only visiting Paris for a day, a sightseeing bus tour is a very effective way of viewing the city in a short space of time. The day trip also includes a 1-hour cruise along the River Seine with amazing views of Notre Dame Cathedral, Musee d’Orsay and more. You’ll then have free time for sightseeing and shopping, including perhaps a visit to the Eiffel Tower.
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Paris Day Trip with Lunch – from £259
This is the most comprehensive London to Paris day trip and includes a three-course lunch and a glass of champagne on the Eiffel Tower. It’s still a cheap day trip to Paris if you consider that it is fully escorted, with a representative accompanying you onboard the Eurostar train from London to Paris. On arrival in Paris, sit back and relax with a guided panoramic tour of the city. You’ll get to view key attractions like the Champs D’Elysee, Louvre Museum and more. This is followed by a visit to the Eiffel Tower. The tour includes fast track, priority entrance tickets, so you’ll avoid waiting in line and get straight onto the tour. You’ll have lunch on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower at Altitude 58 restaurant. And at this altitude, you’ll have plenty of time to take in those breathtaking views of the city, snap a few selfies, and dine on excellent Parisien cuisine. Lunch is followed by a River Seine cruise where you’ll get to see some of the highlights of Paris as you glide along one of the most iconic rivers in the world.
The tour also includes an option to upgrade to a Standard Premier Option on the Eurostar train. Travel in style with this luxury transportation option which includes breakfast, light meals, and refreshments.
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Paris From London with Louvre
This is the same cheap day trip to Paris from London itinerary as the previous (including lunch at the Eiffel Tower and a panoramic guided tour). The difference is that the day trip also includes a guided tour of Le Louvre, which is the largest and perhaps most famous museum of art in the world. You’ll get to see the extraordinary Mona Lisa and see some of the worlds most famous paintings. The museum is enormous! which means we’ll only have time to take in a slither of the treasures and masterpieces. But this will be a truly unforgettable experience, as there are very few places in the world that can match the Louvre!
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Paris Trip with Eiffel Tower & Versailles
This is a similar day trip to Paris from London as the ones previously mentioned but includes a visit to the Palace of Versailles, a former French royal residence now open to the public. Versailles is famous for its truly breathtaking gardens, undoubtedly some of the most beautiful in the world and a perfect example of the art of symmetry. The interior of the palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and houses some of France’s most precious treasures. You’ll get to see some incredible artwork from the 17th century, and step into some of its grandest rooms. (To give you a sense of the epic size, there are a total of 2,300 rooms in the Palace!!)
The day trip also includes a visit to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, for where you’ll be able to enjoy some stunning panoramic views over the French skyline. You’ll also have reserved Eurostar tickets to and from Paris, offering excellent value for money!
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