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Train Information from Paris to Dover

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€28)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Paris to Dover cover the 164 miles (264 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £24, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Dover Priory.

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

Travel between Paris, France and Dover, 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 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 Dover, 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 19/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Dover before travelling.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Dover is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Paris from Dover restricted?

International entry 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 Dover?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 19/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Dover closer to your date of departure here.

How much does a cheap train between Paris and Dover cost?
You can find a cheap train from Paris to Dover for some dates and times for as low as £13  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Paris to Dover?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Paris and Dover is £24  one way.
How many miles is it from Paris to Dover by train?
The distance from Paris to Dover by train is approximately 164 miles (264 km).
How long is the train journey to Dover from Paris?
While the time it takes to travel 164 miles (264 km) to Dover from Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Paris to Dover is on average 1 h 50 min.
When travelling by train from Paris to Dover, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Dover do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Paris and Dover, 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 Dover Priory and Dover, Town Centre (Pencester Rd).

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dover Priory, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

When does the first train depart from Paris to Dover? When does the last train depart from Paris to Dover?
The first train from Paris to Dover leaves at 04: 52   and the last train for this leaves at 18: 22. Omio shows you the latest train from Paris to Dover schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Dover from Paris to score the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket to Dover from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £24 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Dover from Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Dover
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 Dover.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
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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
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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
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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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Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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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