How to organize my move between France and England?

How to organize my move between France and England?

Discover all our tips and advice for a move to / to London, a return to France or a shipment of parcels or luggage between France and England - depending on your needs and budget.

Moving between France and the UK

Specialized companies

Many moving companies offer their services for removals between France and London, more generally the United Kingdom - among which:

Don't hesitate to ask for quotes and compare prices!

For a move between Paris and London, count at least 300€ / m³ of objects to be transported (excluding insurance).

Eurostar

The service Baggage check-in offered by Eurostar allows you to ship your baggage before your departure and collect it on your arrival.

Luggage can be collected up to 14 days after dispatch.

Count 34 € for a suitcase (maximum 30 kg) - and up to 46 € for a bulky object.

This service is only available between: Paris and London, Brussels and London and Lille and London - in both directions.

Eurotunnel - Le Shuttle

With the Eurotunnel (Le Shuttle), you can cross the Channel with your personal vehicle or a rental vehicle.

Moving to London

Van rental

  • Driverless

Renting a van to move is certainly the most economical solution. Count on average £40 / day (excluding deposit).

The documents to be provided are:

  • A driving license
  • A proof of address

The gasoline costs are your responsibility.

Another alternative: renting a utility vehicle.

  • With driver: "Man with a van"

You can also rent a van with driver. The price is usually per hour and therefore higher than renting a driverless van. Count on average £15 / h.

This option, although more expensive, is the ideal solution if you don't have a driving license and / or want a little help with loading and unloading!

Prices vary depending on the service: simple driving or assistance with loading and unloading.

You will find many ads on classifieds sites by searching for "man with a van".

Specialized companies

Many moving companies offer their services for removals to London - among which:

Sending parcels

If you have few boxes or suitcases to travel, a mailing can also be a practical and economical solution:

Do not hesitate to do simulations and compare prices!