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Train Information between Leicester and Paris

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day

Trains from Leicester to Paris cover the 301 miles (486 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 51 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Leicester and Paris?

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

Is international entry into Paris from Leicester 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 Leicester?

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 11/30/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Leicester to Paris closer to your date of departure here

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Leicester 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 Leicester, 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 11/30/21. 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 Leicester from Paris here.

How many miles is it from Leicester to Paris by train?
The distance to Paris from Leicester by train is approximately 301 miles (486 km).
How many hours is the train time between Leicester and Paris?
The train time between Leicester and Paris is on average 3 h 51 min  for the 301 miles (486 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Paris from Leicester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Leicester and arrival train station in Paris?

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leicester, which is located around 0.6 miles (945 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center.

How many train services are there to Paris from Leicester a day?
On average, there are 4 trains a day from Leicester to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leicester
Paris
The major railway station for departures from Leicester is Leicester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leicester for your journey to Paris from Leicester.