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Train Information between Cambridge and Paris

distanceDistance250 miles (404 km)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day

Trains from Cambridge to Paris cover the 250 miles (404 km) long route taking on average 3 h 36 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Cambridge, United Kingdom to Paris, France?

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

Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Cambridge?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Paris from Cambridge as this information can change.

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

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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cambridge 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 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 Cambridge, 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 28/11/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cambridge from Paris.

How many miles is it from Cambridge to Paris by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Cambridge and Paris via train to be approximately 250 miles (404 km).
What is the average Cambridge to Paris train duration?
On average the Cambridge to Paris train time is 3 h 36 min  covering the 250 miles (404 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Cambridge to Paris, which train station in Cambridge do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

Some of the Cambridge train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Cambridge and Cambridge North. 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 travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cambridge   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the departure train station in Cambridge located? Where is the arrival train station in Paris located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cambridge and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city centre in Paris.

How many trains are there from Cambridge to Paris a day?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Cambridge to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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