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Train Information between Paris and Cardiff

distanceDistance304 miles (490 km)
changesDirect trainYes
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Trains from Paris to Cardiff cover the 304 miles (490 km) long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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Trains from Paris to Cardiff
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Paris, France to Cardiff, United Kingdom?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/28/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Cardiff as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cardiff 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 Cardiff?

What are the requirements?

  • 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)
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel 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 7/28/21. 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 Cardiff here.

How far is Paris to Cardiff by train?
The Paris to Cardiff train distance is approximately 304 miles (490 km).
What is the departure train station in Paris and arrival train station in Cardiff?

When taking the train to Cardiff 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 trip can end in train stations such as Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

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

Where is the train station in Paris to go to Cardiff? Where is the train station in Cardiff located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Cardiff, called Cardiff Central, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Cardiff
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.