The cheapest trains from Dover to Paris

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Cheapest

£34

Average

£48

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.

Cheapest
20:08Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h00 22:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£341One-way
2nd Cheapest
19:38Calais Ville2h30 22:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£351One-way
17:17Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h51 19:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£371One-way
16:47Calais Ville2h21 19:08Paris Gare du Nord
1 changes
£381One-way
14:06Calais Ville3h02 17:08Paris Gare du Nord
1 changes
£401One-way

Timetable Dover to Paris

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, 23 Oct
06:06Calais Ville3h08 09:14Paris Gare du Nord
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06:36Calais Ville2h53 09:29Paris Gare du Nord
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07:01Calais Ville3h07 10:08Paris Gare du Nord
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07:36Calais Ville2h38 10:14Paris Gare du Nord
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08:06Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h08 10:14Paris Gare du Nord
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08:06Calais Ville3h08 11:14Paris Gare du Nord
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08:11Calais Ville3h45 11:56Paris Gare du Nord
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08:20Gare de Calais - Fréthun3h36 11:56Paris Gare du Nord
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09:36Calais Ville2h32 12:08Paris Gare du Nord
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09:36Calais Ville2h53 12:29Paris Gare du Nord
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10:06Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h02 12:08Paris Gare du Nord
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10:11Calais Ville4h15 14:26Paris Gare du Nord
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10:11Calais Ville4h18 14:29Paris Gare du Nord
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10:20Gare de Calais - Fréthun4h09 14:29Paris Gare du Nord
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10:20Gare de Calais - Fréthun4h06 14:26Paris Gare du Nord
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12:46Calais Ville2h22 15:08Paris Gare du Nord
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13:16Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h52 15:08Paris Gare du Nord
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14:06Calais Ville3h02 17:08Paris Gare du Nord
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14:36Calais Ville2h53 17:29Paris Gare du Nord
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16:47Calais Ville2h21 19:08Paris Gare du Nord
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17:17Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h51 19:08Paris Gare du Nord
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17:36Calais Ville2h53 20:29Paris Gare du Nord
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18:06Calais Ville3h02 21:08Paris Gare du Nord
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19:38Calais Ville2h30 22:08Paris Gare du Nord
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20:08Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h00 22:08Paris Gare du Nord
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Sat
23 Oct
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£35BlaBlaCar Bus
£130easyJet
Sun
24 Oct
£18SNCF | TER
£24BlaBlaCar Bus
£98easyJet
Mon
25 Oct
£21SNCF | TGV INOUI
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£75easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
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£31BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
27 Oct
£13SNCF | TGV INOUI
£24BlaBlaCar Bus
£46easyJet
Thu
28 Oct
£21SNCF | TGV INOUI
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£54easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£40BlaBlaCar Bus
£45easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
£18SNCF | TER
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£46easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
£9SNCF | TER
£35BlaBlaCar Bus
£32easyJet
Mon
1 Nov
£30SNCF | TGV INOUI
£71BlaBlaCar Bus
£84Vueling
Tue
2 Nov
£21SNCF | TGV INOUI
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£66Vueling
Wed
3 Nov
£21SNCF | TGV INOUI
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£80easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£13SNCF | TGV INOUI
£35BlaBlaCar Bus
£57easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£26SNCF | TGV INOUI
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£85easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
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£24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
7 Nov
£13SNCF | TER
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£33Vueling
Mon
8 Nov
£13SNCF | TER
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£25easyJet
Tue
9 Nov
£13SNCF | TGV INOUI
£24BlaBlaCar Bus
£33Vueling
Thu
11 Nov
£21SNCF | TGV INOUI
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£51easyJet

The fastest trains from Dover to Paris

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 51 m

Average

2 h 56 m

Trains per day

25

Distance

264 km

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.

Fastest
17:17Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h51 19:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£371One-way
2nd Fastest
13:16Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h52 15:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£511One-way
20:08Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h00 22:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£341One-way
10:06Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h02 12:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£611One-way
08:06Gare de Calais - Fréthun2h08 10:14Paris Gare du Nord
1 changes
£751One-way

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Train Information to Paris from Dover

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€23)
changesDirect trainYes

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.

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.

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Trains from Dover to Paris
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Dover and Paris?

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

What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Dover?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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

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

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

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.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Paris, France?

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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dover 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
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 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 providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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.

How much do cheap train tickets to Paris from Dover cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Dover to Paris for as little as £13  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Paris from Dover?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Dover to Paris train prices are on average £21  one way.
What is the distance from Dover to Paris via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Dover and Paris via train to be approximately 164 miles (264 km).
How many hours does it take from Dover to Paris by train?
While the time it takes to travel 164 miles (264 km) between Dover and Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Dover to Paris is on average 1 h 44 min.
What is the departure train station in Dover and arrival train station in 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.

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

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.

Are there any Dover to Paris direct train services?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Dover to Paris on Omio with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
When does the first train depart from Dover to Paris? When does the last train depart from Dover to Paris?
The first Dover to Paris train departs at 04: 36   and the last train from Dover to Paris leaves at 20: 16. Check out the most up-to-date Dover to Paris train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book Dover to Paris train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase Dover to Paris train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £21. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Paris from Dover. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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.