The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Dover to Paris is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 32 trains that leave Dover for Paris every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||164 miles (264 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 54 min|
|Average train ticket price||$42 (€36)|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER|
Trains from Dover to Paris cover the 164 miles (264 km) long route taking on average 1 h 54 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $28 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $42 (€36). Travelers depart most frequently from Dover Priory and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Travel to Paris from Dover from $28 (€24) with Omio’s train partners Eurostar! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Dover to Paris train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).
Train journeys are attractive options for travellers from Dover to Paris. Going by train is often cheaper than other means of transport available. The average journey on this route takes around 3 hours 26 minutes. There are no direct trains between Dover and Paris. Travellers will have to take a 24-minute train journey to Ashford International Station, and board a Eurostar train heading for Paris.
Depending on the day, there are 10 to 15 trains from Dover to Paris daily. The first train departs around 6:00 a.m., and the last one leaves some minutes before 9:00 p.m. Early-morning trains and late-night trains on this route may be sleeper services and not offer the full services available on daytime runs. Departures are spread throughout the day.
Trains from Dover to Paris (excluding the trip from Dover to Ashford) cover approximately 171 miles. With the fastest train, passengers can reach Paris in 2 hours 22 minutes. Journeys may take longer on weekends and holidays. Direct trains are available from Ashford International.
Departure train station: The departure station for trains from Dover to Paris is the Dover Priory Station, located west of the town centre. Passengers can access it via public bus and taxi. Passenger facilities at the railway station include payphones, ATMs, car parking, toilets, and bicycle stands.
Arrival train station: Trains coming into Paris from Dover stop at the Paris Gare du Nord. The station is in the central part of Paris and is accessible by public transport services. Its proximity to famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Gallery, and Pont des Arts, makes it a prominent attraction for both Parisians and travellers. Facilities available for passengers at the station include free WiFi, gift shops, ATMs, first-class lounges, currency exchange, and lost property service.
Eurostar operates trains from Dover to Paris up to 10 times daily, offering the fastest connections on this route. Passengers can choose from a range of trains between Dover and Paris.
Eurostar is the largest provider of train services for people travelling from the UK to European countries. The high-speed and long-distance trains in its fleet service serve major UK regions and several European cities. Some of its trains travel from Dover (via Ashford) to Paris. The average trip lasts 3 hours 26 minutes, although its fastest trains complete the journey in under 2 hours.
Eurostar offers both standard and premier seating aboard its trains. Passengers can bring along up to 2 items of luggage and a small hand item on journeys. Individuals may bring bikes, but these must be foldable or less than 85 cm long. Non-folding bikes or those over 85 cm are not allowed. Any extra luggage may be stored on separate trains and will incur a fee. No pets are allowed on Eurostar trains, but travellers may bring guide or assistance dogs along with them. Passengers with disabilities can bring their wheelchairs as there are spaces available in both standard and first-class sections. Toilets onboard are accessible.
Getting low-cost trains from Dover to Paris requires some planning. Most train companies allow travellers to book tickets in advance at significantly lower prices. Passengers can also opt for a long-distance or connecting train. Although these are slower than high-speed or direct trains, the tickets are cheaper. Travelling during off-peak operational hours is another way to save money on trip expenses. The Omio site is a handy resource for individuals looking to find the best prices on trains from Dover to Paris.
Travel between Dover, United Kingdom and Paris, France by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Dover and Paris as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Dover, United Kingdom from Paris is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dover from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking a train from Dover, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Dover Priory and Dover, Town Centre (Pencester Rd). When you arrive in Paris, your train can arrive in train stations including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Dover Priory to Paris Gare de Lyon.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Dover Priory, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center of Dover.
The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city center of Paris.
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