How to take a rail journey from London to Antibes by day or by night

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London to Antibes by train

There are currently three options for making the journey by train from London to Antibes; two daytime options which involve travelling solely on high-speed trains; plus an overnight option.

1: travelling via Paris can be a cheaper option, but you will need to make the transfer across the French capital between the Gare Du Nord, which is where the Eurostar will arrive, and the Gare De Lyon, the departure station of the TGV train.

2: Or if you make the connection in Lille, you can make the transfer within Lille Europe station, but you will also now have to make a second connection in Avignon (the direct Lille to Nice trains are no longer available).

  1. Or you can arrive in Antibes at breakfast time, by taking an overnight train on from Paris.

Routes you can take to go from London to Antibes

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:
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Route Information

Via stations: Paris Gare Du Nord/Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon / Paris Lyon

Option 1: travelling via Paris
Travel Time (approx)

9hr 10 min (approx)

Frequency

Daily

Travel Info

Monday to Friday = 1 x connection per day
Saturday and Sunday = 2 x connections per day

Route Information

Via stations: Lille Europe and Avignon TGV

Option 2: travelling via Lille and Avignon
Travel Time (approx)

10hr 7min

Frequency

Daily

Travel Info

1 x journey option per day

Route Information

Via stations: Paris Gare Du Nord/Paris Nord and Paris Austerlitz

Option 3: by night via Paris
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