|Distance||569 miles (918 km)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel between Dundee, 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 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.
The restriction level for your return train to Dundee, United Kingdom from Paris is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Dundee and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
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.
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