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.
The average ticket from Dover to Paris will cost around £ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 34.
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1 h 51 m
2 h 56 m
Trains per day
Of the 25 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.
These direct trains cover the 264 km distance in an average of 2 h 56 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 51 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 18 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||164 miles (264 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 44 min|
|Average train ticket price||£21 (€23)|
Trains from Dover to Paris cover the 164 miles (264 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 44 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £21, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Dover Priory and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 between Dover, United Kingdom and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 21/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Dover and Paris before travelling.
Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 21/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Dover from Paris.
Some of the Dover train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Dover Priory and Dover, Town Centre (Pencester Rd). 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 Dover Priory and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Dover Priory and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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.
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