Fastest journey8hr 28m
Travelling from London to Oulx by train
Fast trains from London to Oulx take around 8 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 885 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Oulx.
Are there direct trains from London to Oulx?
Journeys between London and Oulx usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 11 departures on the route from London to Oulx every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 7 departures.
How long is the train journey from London to Oulx?
The London to Oulx train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the London to Oulx train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Oulx is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:40 and the last train is around 20:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 08:19, and the last at 20:31.
What's the London to Oulx train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Oulx are $108.09.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $187 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $281. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London to Oulx train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to Oulx by train.
Which train companies operate between London and Oulx?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Oulx, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
With a change of train in Paris, the journey starts with a morning ride on Eurostar from London to Paris. You’ll need to change stations in the French capital, joining the direct train to Oulx at Paris Lyon station. It’s an interesting journey, with the best scenery in the last couple of hours as the train weaves through the valleys of Savoy. The train then enters the Fréjus Tunnel, cutting through the Alps to emerge in Piedmont in Italy.
London to Paris
The first part of the journey from London sweeps through Thameside landscapes and rural Kent to reach the Channel Tunnel. Little more than an hour after leaving London you'll already be in northern France, tracking south through Flanders fields towards Paris.
Remember to factor in at least half an hour for Eurostar's airline-style baggage check prior to boarding your train. There is a luggage and body scan and you'll be asked to show your passport. There are no restrictions on taking liquids on board Eurostar trains.
Paris interchange: Paris Nord to Paris Lyon
When you alight from the train at Gare du Nord look for signs to the Metro and RER. Once you've bought a ticket follow the signs to 'RER D', direction 'Melun' or 'Malesherbes'. So long as you're heading in the right direction, all the trains on this line stop at Gare de Lyon. The actual train journey takes around 10 mins with just one stop on the way at Châtelet-les-Halles. Upon alighting from the RER train at Gare de Lyon, follow the signs to the mainline station. The signs read 'Accès aux trains Grandes Lignes'. The whole journey from the concourse at Gare du Nord to the mainline departure platforms at Gare de Lyon will normally take about 40 mins but we recommend leaving at least 50 mins.
If you are arriving at Gare du Nord from London, bear in mind that you can buy Paris Métro tickets at the Eurostar terminal at St. Pancras and on board the Eurostar train. Similarly, passengers arriving at the Gare du Nord on Thalys trains from Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands can buy Metro tickets on the train (at the Thalys Bar). Although universally referred to as Métro tickets, they are in fact valid on RER trains too.
Paris to Oulx-Cesana-Claviere-Sestriere
Fast TGV trains speed south from the French capital, cutting through Burgundy to reach their first stop in Lyon. Thereafter the pace slows as the terrain becomes more mountainous. All trains on this route stop at Chambéry and Modane before entering Italy, where the train makes two stops in quick succession – at Bardonecchia and then at Oulx.