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Train Information between Reading and Paris

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Reading to Paris cover the 231 miles (373 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 36 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

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

Is international entry into Paris from Reading 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 Reading?

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

The above information was last checked on 10/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Reading to Paris closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return 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 Reading 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:

  • 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 Reading, 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 10/20/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Reading from Paris.

How far is Reading to Paris by train?
The train distance from Reading to Paris is around 231 miles (373 km).
How many hours is the train time to Paris from Reading?
The train time to Paris from Reading is on average 4 h 36 min  for the 231 miles (373 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Paris from Reading by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Reading to Paris depart from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Reading?

Some of the Reading train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Reading and Reading West. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Reading   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Reading, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Reading.

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center of Paris.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Reading
Paris
Reading is the most popular Reading 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 Reading for your trip to Paris.