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Train Information from Cambridge to Paris

distanceDistance250 miles (404 km)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day

Trains from Cambridge to Paris cover the 250 miles (404 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 36 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Cambridge and Paris?

Travel by train between Cambridge, United Kingdom and Paris, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Paris from Cambridge restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Cambridge?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 12/3/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Cambridge closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cambridge, United Kingdom from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Cambridge is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Paris?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cambridge, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 12/3/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Cambridge from Paris here.

How far is Paris from Cambridge by train?
The train distance from Cambridge to Paris is around 250 miles (404 km).
How long is the train ride between Cambridge and Paris?
While the time it takes to travel 250 miles (404 km) between Cambridge and Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cambridge to Paris train journey time is on average 3 h 36 min.
When traveling by train from Cambridge to Paris, which train station in Cambridge do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Cambridge and Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Cambridge and Cambridge North. Your journey can end in train stations such as Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cambridge   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the Cambridge train station located? Where is the Paris train station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Cambridge and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Paris most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from this train station to the city center.

How many trains are there to Paris from Cambridge a day?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Cambridge to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cambridge
Paris
Cambridge is the most popular Cambridge railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cambridge for your trip to Paris.