How to get from Dover to Paris

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from Dover to Paris

You can get from Dover to Paris by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Dover to Paris on 22 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:09Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h59 22:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£411One-way
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21:16Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h52 23:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£391One-way
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17:15Gare de Calais - Fréthun1h53 19:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£501One-way
17:36Calais Ville2h53 20:29Paris Gare du Nord
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£431One-way
19:36Calais Ville2h32 22:08Paris Gare du Nord
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£431One-way

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Travel Information from Dover to Paris

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £52
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £52 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 164 miles (264 km) by coach, flight or train from Dover to Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Dover to Paris.

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FAQs

Travel from Dover, United Kingdom to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Paris from Dover restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris, France from Dover?

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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 20/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Paris from Dover closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from France?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from France?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Dover, United Kingdom was last verified on 20/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Dover from Paris.

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Dover to Paris. You can take a coach, flight or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Dover to Paris, which costs on average £24.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A coach is generally £29 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £52 from Dover to Paris.

A coach is about £6 less than a train, which costs on average £30 for this route.

The quickest way to travel to Paris from Dover is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 52 min   on average.

The Dover to Paris distance is approximately 164 miles (264 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dover to Paris:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Dover to Paris depart from Dover, Foot Passenger Terminal to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers take a train from Dover Priory to Paris Gare de Lyon.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dover to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Paris by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Dover to Paris for £24 on Omio.
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Paris by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Dover to Paris tickets on Omio for £52.
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can get you to Paris by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Dover to Paris for £30 on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Dover to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Dover to Paris usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore London, Barcelona or Amsterdam from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Dover to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £24 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £52 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £30 one way.

But we recommend booking Dover to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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