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Train Information between Maidstone and Paris

distanceDistance185 miles (298 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from Maidstone to Paris cover the 185 miles (298 km) long route with our travel partners like Eurostar. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Maidstone East and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train companies

Eurostar trains between Maidstone and Paris

Find the best route from Maidstone to Paris with Omio's train partners Eurostar! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.


Start your search for great prices on Eurostar trains between Maidstone and Paris on Omio. Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service that connects mainland Europe to the United Kingdom through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with routes linking London St Pancras International to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam amongst others. Eurostar trains reach speeds up to 200 mph (320 kmh), so you can travel 185 miles (298 km) quickly underwater through the Chunnel train between Maidstone and Paris.

When purchasing your Eurostar tickets between Maidstone and Paris, you can pick from Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier classes. The Standard Premier class includes spacious seating with light refreshments served, while the Business Premier class offers flexible travel options, lounge access, spacious seats, priority boarding and a hot meal. Check Eurostar’s Maidstone to Paris train schedule and ticket offers, then choose the best price for this route. Sit back and enjoy the smooth, easy ride between Maidstone and Paris on a Eurostar train!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Travel Tips

Trains from Maidstone to Paris
Travel by train to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Maidstone to Paris.
Is cross-border travel by train between Maidstone, United Kingdom and Paris, France allowed?

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

Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

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

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Maidstone to Paris as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Paris, France?

Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Maidstone from Paris?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

Last checked on 9/25/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Maidstone from Paris.

How many miles is it from Maidstone to Paris by train?
The Maidstone to Paris train distance is approximately 185 miles (298 km).
Which train station from Maidstone to Paris do I depart from? Which Paris train station from Maidstone do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Maidstone, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Maidstone East, Maidstone West and Maidstone Barracks. 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 Maidstone East   to Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where do I find the Maidstone train station to Paris? Where is the Paris train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Maidstone East, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Maidstone. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.

Which train companies can get me from Maidstone to Paris?
For the best Maidstone to Paris train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Maidstone and Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Maidstone Barracks
Maidstone East
Maidstone West