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Train Information to Paris from Canterbury

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Canterbury to Paris cover the 176 miles (284 km) long route taking on average 4 h 3 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Canterbury West and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Canterbury, United Kingdom and Paris, France allowed?

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

What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Canterbury?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/3/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Canterbury to Paris before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Canterbury, United Kingdom from Paris is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Canterbury from Paris restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Canterbury, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 12/3/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Canterbury from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.

How many miles is it from Canterbury to Paris by train?
The train distance from Canterbury to Paris is around 176 miles (284 km).
How many hours is the train time to Paris from Canterbury?
The train time between Canterbury and Paris is on average 4 h 3 min  for the 176 miles (284 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Paris from Canterbury by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Canterbury to Paris, which train station in Canterbury do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

Some of the Canterbury train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Canterbury West and Canterbury East. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Canterbury West   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Canterbury to go to Paris? Where is the train station in Paris located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Canterbury West, located approximately 0.4 miles (616 m) from the city center of Canterbury. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from its city center.

How many trains are there between Canterbury and Paris a day?
The average number of trains departing Canterbury for Paris is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Canterbury West is the most popular Canterbury 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 Canterbury for your trip to Paris.