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Duration 8h 38m
Distance 605 km
Average price 375€
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Paris takes 8h 38m and the fastest train takes 5h 12m. The train service runs several times per day from Chester to Paris. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Chester
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Paris
5h 15m
187€ - 606€

Chester to Paris train times

Trains run three times a day between Chester and Paris. The earliest departure is at 07:35 in the morning, and the last departure from Chester is at 19:35 which arrives into Paris at 11:17. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 38m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Paris. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Paris Nord via Euston station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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The distance between Chester and Paris is 605 km.

Chester to Paris train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Chester station.

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Chester to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Chester. It is currently 3:00 AM in Chester and 4:00 AM in Paris.

There are 6940+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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