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Overview: Train from Paris to Canterbury

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Paris to Canterbury cover the 176 miles (284 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 44 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Canterbury West.

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FAQs

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

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

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 Canterbury, United Kingdom?

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 18/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Canterbury before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom by train?

Return travel from United Kingdom to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Canterbury?

Entry into 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 Canterbury?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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?

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

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

Last checked on 18/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Canterbury.

How many miles is it from Paris to Canterbury by train?

The train distance from Paris to Canterbury is around 176 miles (284 km).

What is the average Paris to Canterbury train duration?

The Paris to Canterbury train duration is on average 3 h 44 min, which is to be expected when travelling 176 miles (284 km) to Canterbury from Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station from Paris to Canterbury do I depart from? Which Canterbury train station from Paris do I arrive in?

Some of the Paris train stations to Canterbury you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Canterbury include Canterbury West and Canterbury East.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in Canterbury West.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre of Paris.

The most popular arrival train station, Canterbury West, is located 0.4 miles (616 m) away from the city centre of Canterbury.

How many train services are there to Canterbury from Paris a day?

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Canterbury
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 Canterbury.
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Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
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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Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
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
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C