Dover to Paris by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:25
  • Last train
    23:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 58m

Travelling from Dover to Paris by train

The fastest trains from Dover to Paris take around 2 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 263 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dover and Paris.

Journeys between Dover and Paris usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Dover to Paris every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 43 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Paris is usually scheduled to depart Dover around 04:25 and the last train is around 19:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dover around 05:20, and the last at 23:47.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Dover to Paris train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Dover to Paris by train.

Which trains operate between Dover and Paris?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Dover to Paris, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurostar
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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