|Distance||164 miles (264 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 44 min|
|Average train ticket price||$25 (€20)|
Trains from Dover to Paris cover the 164 miles (264 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 44 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $25 (€20), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Dover Priory and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
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: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open 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 9/25/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Dover and Paris as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Dover is: Partially open
Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
What are the requirements?
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/25/21. 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 Dover from Paris here.
When taking the train from Dover to Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Dover Priory and Dover, Town Centre (Pencester Rd). Your route 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 Dover Priory and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Dover Priory, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Dover.
The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center of Paris.
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