I didn't expect we would be using the ferry. The bus missed the correct so we arrived 1hr 20mins late. This gave my friends 2 mins to get their onward bus to Lyon, without time for a drink or toilet break, and I missed my train connection and had to buy another ticket.
Horrible experience. My bag was taken by another person on the bus. The driver just basically blew me off, with no solution.. I’m from a whole different country... there was no regard for my lost belongings. He didn’t even give me a number to call for lost or stolen items.
The bus was very cramped. Leg room was minimal and uncomfortable. No WiFi. It was warm going through the Chunnel. Both drivers would slam the brakes frequently. In their defense, we were late because a passenger had not returned on time after a break, and also because of traffic instead Paris.
The bus was very tight with no wifi or charging. It didn’t help we followed another bus company to Paris that had big signs in the window ‘extended legroom’ and ‘free WiFi’. This bus wasn’t branded and seemed like a rental bus. There was chewed up gum on my tray table. There was no ferry at the time the bus was booked so we waited in Dover for hours. The driver was great though and kept us informed of the delays.
Frequently asked questions on the trip London - Paris
Which bus companies travel from London to Paris?
When taking the bus from London to Paris, you can travel comfortably and safely with FlixBus, Alianza, BlaBlaCar.
What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from London to Paris?
Buses travelling between London and Paris leave from Golders Green or Buckingham Palace Road and arrive at Gallieni, La Défense, Aéroport CDG.
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Bus Travel Tips
If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from London to Paris but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.
From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you’re bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from London to Paris.
Buses have the smallest carbon footprint of all motorized transport modes. A bus going from London to Paris will emit half the CO2 emitted by a train, and radically less than a car or an airplane.
Make a music playlist for your bus ride from London to Paris, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.
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9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.
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