Dover to Paris train

Cheap train tickets from Dover to Paris

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Cheapest

£34

Average

£56

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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15:30Calais Ville2h38 18:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£341One-way
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10:06Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h02 12:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£401One-way
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20:29Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h24 22:53Paris Gare du Nord
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£401One-way
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12:30Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h02 14:32Paris Gare du Nord
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£401One-way
09:10Calais Ville2h58 12:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£421One-way

Train schedule Dover to Paris

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04:20Calais Ville3h11 07:31Paris Gare du Nord
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05:29Calais Ville2h39 08:08Paris Gare du Nord
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05:35Calais Ville2h39 08:14Paris Gare du Nord
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05:42Calais Ville3h02 08:44Paris Gare du Nord
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06:05Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h09 08:14Paris Gare du Nord
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06:36Calais Ville2h54 09:30Paris Gare du Nord
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06:36Calais Ville2h23 08:59Paris Gare du Nord
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07:07Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h52 08:59Paris Gare du Nord
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07:31Calais Ville2h43 10:14Paris Gare du Nord
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08:06Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h08 10:14Paris Gare du Nord
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08:31Calais Ville2h43 11:14Paris Gare du Nord
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09:10Calais Ville2h58 12:08Paris Gare du Nord
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10:06Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h02 12:08Paris Gare du Nord
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10:13Calais Ville3h25 13:38Paris Gare du Nord
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10:35Gare de Calais - Fréthun3h03 13:38Paris Gare du Nord
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11:31Calais Ville2h43 14:14Paris Gare du Nord
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12:00Calais Ville2h32 14:32Paris Gare du Nord
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12:30Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h02 14:32Paris Gare du Nord
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14:29Calais Ville2h45 17:14Paris Gare du Nord
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14:36Calais Ville2h53 17:29Paris Gare du Nord
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15:30Calais Ville2h38 18:08Paris Gare du Nord
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16:45Calais Ville2h23 19:08Paris Gare du Nord
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17:15Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h53 19:08Paris Gare du Nord
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17:36Calais Ville2h32 20:08Paris Gare du Nord
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17:38Calais Ville3h18 20:56Paris Gare du Nord
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18:06Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h02 20:08Paris Gare du Nord
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18:31Calais Ville2h43 21:14Paris Gare du Nord
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19:18Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h56 21:14Paris Gare du Nord
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19:48Calais Ville3h05 22:53Paris Gare du Nord
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20:29Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h24 22:53Paris Gare du Nord
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Fastest train times from Dover to Paris

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 52 m

Average

2 h 35 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

264 km

Of the 30 trains that leave Dover for Paris every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:07Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h52 08:59Paris Gare du Nord
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£661One-way
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17:15Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h53 19:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£511One-way
19:18Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h56 21:14Paris Gare du Nord
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£751One-way
10:06Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h02 12:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£401One-way
18:06Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h02 20:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£531One-way

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Overview: Train from Dover to Paris

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€31)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER

Trains from Dover to Paris cover the 164 miles (264 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £26, but the average price of train tickets is £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Dover Priory and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train providers: Eurostar trains Dover to Paris

Buy your official Eurostar train tickets from Dover to Paris from £26 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Dover to Paris train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

    Trains from Dover to Paris

    Train journeys are attractive options for travellers from Dover to Paris. Going by train is often cheaper than other means of transport available. The average journey on this route takes around 3 hours 26 minutes. There are no direct trains between Dover and Paris. Travellers will have to take a 24-minute train journey to Ashford International Station, and board a Eurostar train heading for Paris.

    Dover to Paris train times: Daily departures

    Depending on the day, there are 10 to 15 trains from Dover to Paris daily. The first train departs around 6:00 a.m., and the last one leaves some minutes before 9:00 p.m. Early-morning trains and late-night trains on this route may be sleeper services and not offer the full services available on daytime runs. Departures are spread throughout the day.

    How long is the journey by train from Dover to Paris?

    Trains from Dover to Paris (excluding the trip from Dover to Ashford) cover approximately 171 miles. With the fastest train, passengers can reach Paris in 2 hours 22 minutes. Journeys may take longer on weekends and holidays. Direct trains are available from Ashford International.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Dover to Paris?

    Departure train station: The departure station for trains from Dover to Paris is the Dover Priory Station, located west of the town centre. Passengers can access it via public bus and taxi. Passenger facilities at the railway station include payphones, ATMs, car parking, toilets, and bicycle stands.

    Arrival train station: Trains coming into Paris from Dover stop at the Paris Gare du Nord. The station is in the central part of Paris and is accessible by public transport services. Its proximity to famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Gallery, and Pont des Arts, makes it a prominent attraction for both Parisians and travellers. Facilities available for passengers at the station include free WiFi, gift shops, ATMs, first-class lounges, currency exchange, and lost property service.

    Which train companies travel from Dover to Paris?

    Eurostar operates trains from Dover to Paris up to 10 times daily, offering the fastest connections on this route. Passengers can choose from a range of trains between Dover and Paris.

    Eurostar Dover to Paris

    Eurostar is the largest provider of train services for people travelling from the UK to European countries. The high-speed and long-distance trains in its fleet service serve major UK regions and several European cities. Some of its trains travel from Dover (via Ashford) to Paris. The average trip lasts 3 hours 26 minutes, although its fastest trains complete the journey in under 2 hours.

    Dover to Paris trains: Services on board

    Eurostar offers both standard and premier seating aboard its trains. Passengers can bring along up to 2 items of luggage and a small hand item on journeys. Individuals may bring bikes, but these must be foldable or less than 85 cm long. Non-folding bikes or those over 85 cm are not allowed. Any extra luggage may be stored on separate trains and will incur a fee. No pets are allowed on Eurostar trains, but travellers may bring guide or assistance dogs along with them. Passengers with disabilities can bring their wheelchairs as there are spaces available in both standard and first-class sections. Toilets onboard are accessible.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Dover to Paris

    Getting low-cost trains from Dover to Paris requires some planning. Most train companies allow travellers to book tickets in advance at significantly lower prices. Passengers can also opt for a long-distance or connecting train. Although these are slower than high-speed or direct trains, the tickets are cheaper. Travelling during off-peak operational hours is another way to save money on trip expenses. The Omio site is a handy resource for individuals looking to find the best prices on trains from Dover to Paris.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Dover to Paris

    Travel by train to Paris 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 Dover to Paris.
    FAQs

    Travel between Dover, 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 Dover?

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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?

    All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Dover to Paris as this information can change.

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

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

    Entry into 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?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Dover, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

    Last checked on 27/06/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Dover from Paris.

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Dover to Paris for as little as £26  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Paris from Dover is £28  one way.
    The train distance from Dover to Paris is around 164 miles (264 km).
    On average the Dover to Paris train time is 1 h 53 min  covering the 164 miles (264 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    There are a few train stations in Dover to start your journey from including Dover Priory and Dover, Town Centre (Pencester Rd). In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Dover Priory   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Dover Priory and travel around 0.6 miles (903 m) 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 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the train station to the city centre in Paris.

    Take the Dover to Paris train with SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Paris from Dover as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can find a direct train between Dover and Paris with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
    The first Dover to Paris train departs at 05: 07   and the last train from Dover to Paris leaves at 19: 16. Check out the most up-to-date Dover to Paris train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you buy a train ticket to Paris from Dover within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £28 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Dover to Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Dover
    Paris
    Dover Priory is the most popular Dover 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 Dover for your journey to Paris.
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    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
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    AccessibilityAccessibility
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    Phone Number
    +44 3303339232
    Public transport options for Dover Priory
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station forecourt

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