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Overview: Train from Cambridge to Paris

distanceDistance250 miles (404 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Cambridge to Paris cover the 250 miles (404 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 40 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 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

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

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

Is international entry into Paris from Cambridge 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 Cambridge?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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

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 21/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Cambridge closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Cambridge is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 21/05/2022. 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 Paris to Cambridge train here.

What is the distance by train from Cambridge to Paris?

The train distance from Cambridge to Paris is around 250 miles (404 km).

What is the average Cambridge to Paris train duration?

On average the train from Cambridge to Paris duration is 3 h 40 min  for the 250 miles (404 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Cambridge goes to Paris? Which train station do I come into Paris from Cambridge?

When taking the train from Cambridge to Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Cambridge and Cambridge North. Your trip can end in train stations such as Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

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

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Cambridge, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Cambridge. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from its city centre.

How many train services are there to Paris from Cambridge a day?

On average, there are 5 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

Cambridge
Paris
Cambridge is the most popular Cambridge railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cambridge for your journey to Paris.