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from Paris to Dover

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Travel Information from Paris to Dover

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$44 - $89
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $44 (€37) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $89 (€74) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a flight or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) between Paris and Dover. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $44 (€37). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Dover.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Paris, France and Dover, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel between Paris, France and Dover, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can travelers from France enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Dover from Paris?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Dover, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/30/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Paris and Dover.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to France from Dover, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Dover, United Kingdom?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Dover?

  • 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
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/30/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from Dover here.

How do I get from Paris to Dover?

There are 2 ways to travel from Paris to Dover including taking a flight or train.

How do I get from Paris to Dover the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Dover from Paris is by taking a train, which costs on average $44 (€37).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dover:

A train is $44 (€37) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Dover costing on average $89 (€74).

What is the fastest way from Paris to Dover?

The fastest way from Paris to Dover is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Dover that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Dover by train can take on average 1 h 50 min.

What is the distance from Paris to Dover?

Dover is approximately 164 miles (264 km) away from Paris.

When traveling between Paris and Dover, where do I depart from Paris and where do I arrive in Dover?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Paris to Dover:

  • Most travelers board their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Dover Priory.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Paris to Dover?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Paris to Dover:

  • You can travel by plane to Dover from Paris with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Paris to Dover tickets for $89 (€74) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Paris to Dover with SNCF | TGV INOUI, and you can find SNCF | TGV INOUI Paris to Dover tickets for $44 (€37) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Paris to Dover?
Many of our customers traveling from Paris to Dover don't make Dover their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Dover are London, Calais or Canterbury, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Dover to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets between Paris and Dover online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Paris to Dover, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost $89 (€74) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $44 (€37) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Dover online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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