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Train Information from Dundee to Paris

distanceDistance569 miles (918 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Dundee to Paris cover the 569 miles (918 km) long route taking on average 11 h 6 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Dundee and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Trains from Dundee to Paris

There are no direct trains from Dundee to Paris. Passengers must catch a train to London Kings Cross and then a Eurostar service from London St Pancras to reach Paris. Kings Cross and St Pancras are five minutes' walk apart, although this may take longer at busier times of the day. Up to eight direct trains leave Dundee for Kings Cross, with a journey time of less than six hours. However, journey times at weekends and on public holidays may be longer. Up to 15 trains leave St Pancras International daily for Paris, with an average journey time of two hours and 20 minutes. 

Dundee to Paris Train Time: Daily departures

Trains leave Dundee for London throughout the day, with the first departure in the morning and the last in the evening. Passengers wanting maximum flexibility of departure time may wish to consider an indirect service, which incorporates a change at Edinburgh Waverley. Similarly, Eurostar departures for Paris from London are frequent and spaced at regular intervals throughout the day.

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

Together, the two legs of the journey take around eight hours. However, passengers calculating total journey time for both legs of travel must remember to account for the time needed to walk from Kings Cross to St Pancras and for that spent at passport control at St Pancras. Eurostar check-in opens one hour and 15 minutes before the train departs and it is not recommended to arrive less than 40 minutes before departure. Consequently, total journey time can be estimated as a minimum of nine hours and 40 minutes.

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

Departure train station: Dundee railway station is around five minutes' walk from the centre of Dundee. It is accessible by foot or by local bus services. Station facilities include public toilets, a waiting room, shops and a station buffet.

Arrival train station: Paris Gare du Nord is situated in the centre of the French capital, within walking distance of some of its most famous attractions. The Paris Metro connects the station with others on the city's underground and RER rail services. Gare du Nord has an extensive range of shops and refreshment facilities, toilets, waiting rooms and a bureau de change.

Which train companies travel from Dundee to Paris?

Between them, LNER and Eurostar provide trains from Dundee to Paris. Some LNER services require a single change in Edinburgh but Eurostar services run directly to Paris from London.

LNER Dundee to Paris

LNER operates the Dundee to London section of the Dundee to Paris train journey. Up to eight services daily are direct and usually take less than six hours. There are also a number of indirect services, which generally take an additional 30 minutes.

Eurostar London to Paris

With around 15 direct services per day, Eurostar operates the London to Paris portion of the Dundee to Paris train journey. Services are spaced at regular intervals throughout day and there is frequently more than one departure an hour.

Dundee to Paris Trains: Services onboard

LNER provides both first and standard classes of accommodation and carries luggage for free in both of them. Bicycles are also carried for free provided the passenger has reserved a space in advance. Assisted boarding is available on request and all trains have spaces for wheelchair users. Onboard catering includes an at-seat trolley service and a buffet car. Up to two pets per passenger are welcome provided that the animals in question are not taking up a seat. Additional pets may attract a small surcharge.

Eurostar offers three classes of travel accommodation: standard, standard premier and business premier. Standard and standard premier passengers are allowed up to two pieces of luggage and one item of hand luggage; business premier passengers may bring a maximum of three pieces of luggage and one item of hand luggage​. Most folding bicycles are carried on Eurostar services, but non-folding ones must usually travel separately via EuroDespatch. All classes of passengers benefit from onboard refreshments and, for those in business premier, this takes the form of a three-course meal. Assisted boarding and wheelchair spaces are available on all trains. Assistance dogs are welcome but other animals are not permitted.

How do I find cheap train tickets from Dundee to Paris?

Booking as far in advance of the date of travel as possible is the best way to secure the best price for tickets to travel by train from Dundee to Paris. Eurostar run regular promotions, which are a good way of maximising the discount on the London to Paris leg of the journey. Flexibility over day and time of travel also offers the possibility of making savings. Friday and weekend tickets for Eurostar tend to be more expensive, as do those on or around major public holidays. Using valid railcards, such as Family and Friends, can also reduce the cost of the Dundee to London journey.

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

Travel between Dundee, 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 Dundee?

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 24/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Paris from Dundee before travelling.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Dundee, United Kingdom from Paris is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Dundee from Paris restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Dundee, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dundee from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance to Paris from Dundee via train?
The train distance from Dundee to Paris is around 569 miles (918 km).
How long is the train journey to Paris from Dundee?
On average the Dundee to Paris train time is 11 h 6 min  covering the 569 miles (918 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Dundee to Paris train leave from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Dundee?

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

Where is the train station in Dundee? Where is the train station in Paris?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Dundee, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Dundee. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Dundee to Paris?
The average number of trains departing Dundee for Paris is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dundee
Paris
The major railway station for departures from Dundee is Dundee. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Dundee for your trip from Dundee to Paris.

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