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Trains from Paris to Dover
Travel by train to Dover 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 Paris to Dover.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Dover from Paris?

Travel between Paris, France and Dover, 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 for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 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 compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Dover, 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 11/27/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Dover from Paris as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom by train?

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

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

Entry into 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 Dover?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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

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

Last checked on 11/27/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Dover.

How much does a cheap train from Paris to Dover cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Paris to Dover for as low as $24 (€20)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Dover from Paris?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Dover train price to come in at an average of $32 (€27)  one way.
How far is Dover from Paris by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Dover from Paris by train to be approximately 164 miles (264 km).
How many hours is the train time from Paris to Dover?
On average the Paris to Dover train travel time is 1 h 50 min  for the 164 miles (264 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Paris to Dover, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Dover do I arrive in?

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Dover, you can end your trip in train stations like Dover Priory and Dover, Town Centre (Pencester Rd).

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Dover Priory   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Dover, called Dover Priory, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

When does the first train depart from Paris to Dover? When does the last train depart from Paris to Dover?
The earliest train for this route departs from Paris at 5: 52 AM. The last train leaves from Paris at 7: 22 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to Dover and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Paris to Dover for the best deals?
You can find trains to Dover from Paris to cost on average $32 (€27) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Paris to Dover train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Dover
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 Dover.
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Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
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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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
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
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C