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Overview: Train from Oxford to Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (411 km)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day

Trains from Oxford to Paris cover the 255 miles (411 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 2 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.


Eurostar trains from Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford 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 Oxford to Paris.

Travel Tips: Trains from Oxford to Paris

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Paris, France if I'm coming from Oxford, United Kingdom by train?

Travel between Oxford, 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 Oxford?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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 19/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Oxford to Paris as this information can change.

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

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

Is my return train into Oxford 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 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Oxford, 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 19/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Oxford from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How far is it from Oxford to Paris by train?

The distance between Oxford and Paris by train is approximately 255 miles (411 km).

How long is the train from Oxford to Paris?

On average the Oxford to Paris train time is 6 h 2 min  covering the 255 miles (411 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station in Oxford goes to Paris? Which train station do I come into Paris from Oxford?

When departing from Oxford, you have various train station options to start your route from including Oxford and Oxford Parkway Station. When arriving in Paris, you can end your route in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers book a train from Oxford   to Paris Gare de Lyon   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Oxford and need to travel around 0.6 miles (997 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Paris most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

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

On average, there are 7 trains a day from Oxford to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Oxford is the most popular Oxford 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 Oxford for your journey to Paris.