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Train Information to Birmingham from Paris

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Paris to Birmingham cover the 311 miles (502 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 48 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Birmingham New Street.


Eurostar trains from Paris to Birmingham

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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 Birmingham 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 Paris to Birmingham 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 Paris to Birmingham 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 Paris to Birmingham

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 Paris to Birmingham.

Travel Tips

Trains from Paris to Birmingham
Travel by train to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Birmingham.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Paris and Birmingham?

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

Is international entry into Birmingham 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 25/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to Birmingham closer to your date of departure here.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Birmingham to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Birmingham?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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?

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

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

Last verified on 25/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Birmingham to Paris train here.

What is the distance to Birmingham from Paris by train?
You should expect to travel around 311 miles (502 km)  to Birmingham from Paris by train.
How long does it take from Paris to Birmingham by train?
On average the Paris to Birmingham train time is 9 h 48 min  covering the 311 miles (502 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Paris to Birmingham train leave from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from Paris?

When taking the train between Paris and Birmingham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your route can end in train stations such as Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

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

Where is the departure train station in Paris located? Where is the arrival train station in Birmingham located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris.

The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Birmingham.

How many trains are there to Birmingham from Paris a day?
The average number of trains departing Paris for Birmingham is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Birmingham
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Birmingham.
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Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
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Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Metro lines: 4, 5
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30 | Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00 | Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30
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Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
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Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C
Metro lines: 5, 10