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Train Information from Paris to Canterbury

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Paris to Canterbury cover the 176 miles (284 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 44 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Canterbury West.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Canterbury, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Paris, France by train?

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/24/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Paris to Canterbury before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Canterbury, United Kingdom to Paris, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Canterbury to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom?

Reentry to France 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 Canterbury?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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

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

Last checked on 10/24/21. 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 Paris from Canterbury here.

What is the distance to Canterbury from Paris by train?
You should expect to travel around 176 miles (284 km)  between Paris and Canterbury by train.
How many hours is the train time from Paris to Canterbury?
The train time between Paris and Canterbury is on average 3 h 44 min  for the 176 miles (284 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Paris to Canterbury by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Paris goes to Canterbury? What train station do I come into Canterbury from Paris?

When taking the train to Canterbury from Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your journey can end in train stations such as Canterbury West and Canterbury East.

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Canterbury West, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

How many train services are there to Canterbury from Paris a day?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Paris to Canterbury. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Canterbury
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Canterbury.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
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Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
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Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Metro lines: 4, 5
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30 | Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00
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Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00 | Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30
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Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
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Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
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Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C
Metro lines: 5, 10