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Overview: Train from Manchester to Paris

distanceDistance375 miles (605 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Manchester to Paris cover the 375 miles (605 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 29 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.


Eurostar trains from Manchester to Paris

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The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to Paris train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from Manchester to Paris more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the Manchester to Paris train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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Eurostar Trains from Manchester to Paris

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Manchester to Paris.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Paris

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Manchester and Paris?

Travel between Manchester, 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 Manchester?

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 15/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Manchester to Paris as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Paris, France?

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

Is my return train into Manchester from Paris restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

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

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

Last checked on 15/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Manchester from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance from Manchester to Paris by train?

The Manchester to Paris train distance is approximately 375 miles (605 km).

How long does it take from Manchester to Paris by train?

On average the Manchester to Paris train time is 6 h 29 min  covering the 375 miles (605 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Manchester and arrival train station in Paris?

When taking the train between Manchester and Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. Your journey can end in train stations such as Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

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

Where is the train station in Manchester to go to Paris? Where is the train station in Paris located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 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 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the train station to the city centre in Paris.

How many train services per day are there between Manchester and Paris?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for Paris is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Paris.
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Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales