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Train Information between Watford and Paris

distanceDistance228 miles (367 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Watford to Paris cover the 228 miles (367 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Watford Junction and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Watford, United Kingdom and Paris, France allowed?

Travel between Watford, 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 Watford?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state 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 05/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Watford to Paris as this information can change.

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

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

Is my return train into Watford 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 3 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 monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Watford, 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 05/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Watford from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Watford to Paris?
The distance between Watford and Paris by train is approximately 228 miles (367 km).
What is the average Watford to Paris train duration?
On average the train from Watford to Paris duration is 2 h 23 min  for the 228 miles (367 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Watford and arrival train station in Paris?

When departing from Watford, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Watford Junction, Watford High Street and Watford North. 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 Watford Junction   to Paris Gare de Lyon   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Watford Junction, which is located around 0.4 miles (709 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

How many train services are there to Paris from Watford a day?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Watford to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Watford
Paris
Watford Junction is the most popular Watford 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 Watford for your journey to Paris.

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