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Overview: Train from Reading to Paris

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Reading to Paris cover the 231 miles (373 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 38 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Reading and Paris?

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

Is international entry into Paris from Reading 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 Reading?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 28/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Reading and Paris closer to your date of departure here.

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

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

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

Entry into United Kingdom 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

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

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

Last checked on 28/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Reading from Paris.

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

The train distance from Reading to Paris is around 231 miles (373 km).

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

On average the Reading to Paris train time is 4 h 38 min  covering the 231 miles (373 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What station does the Reading to Paris train leave from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Reading?

There are a few train stations in Reading to start your route from including Reading, Reading West and Reading. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Reading   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where do I find the Reading train station to Paris? Where is the Paris train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Reading and travel around 0.2 miles (420 m) 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 are there between Reading and Paris a day?

The average number of trains departing Reading 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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Paris
Reading is the most popular Reading 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 Reading for your journey to Paris.