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There are 11 ways to get from Dorchester to Paris by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dorchester to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from North Greenwich- Millenium Way Stop F to Paris

Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Paris

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Dorchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Paris

Train to Bristol, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Take the train from Dorchester West to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Train to Bristol, fly to Paris Orly

  1. Take the train from Dorchester West to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris Orly (ORY)

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris Orly

  1. Take the train from Dorchester South to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris Orly (ORY)

Dorchester to Paris by train and subway

The journey time between Dorchester and Paris is around 6h 8m and covers a distance of around 672 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 2m. Operated by South Western Railway, London Underground (Tube) and Eurostar, the Dorchester to Paris service departs from Dorchester South and arrives in Paris Nord. Typically 49 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

49 Weekly Services
6h 8m Average Duration
€184 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Dorchester to Paris is to bus which costs £20 - £40 and takes 14h.

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The quickest way to get from Dorchester to Paris is to train which costs £150 - £430 and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dorchester to Paris. However, there are services departing from Dorchester and arriving at Paris via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h.

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No, there is no direct train from Dorchester to Paris. However, there are services departing from Dorchester South and arriving at Paris Nord via Waterloo station, Euston Square station and London St Pancras Intl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 8m.

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It is approximately 401 km to get from Dorchester to Paris.

The best way to get from Dorchester to Paris without a car is to train which takes 6h 8m and costs £150 - £430.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Dorchester to Paris, including transfers.

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Dorchester to Paris bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dorchester station.

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Dorchester to Paris train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Dorchester South station.

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The best way to get from Dorchester to Paris is to train which takes 6h 8m and costs £150 - £430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £40 and takes 14h.

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Map of how to get from Dorchester to Paris.
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  • Distance: 400.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 8m

What companies run services between Dorchester, Dorset, England and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Dorchester to Magenta via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, Euston Square station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Intl in around 6h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dorchester to Paris Bercy via London Victoria Coach Station in around 14h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €330
Flights from Bristol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €350
Flights from Bristol to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €350
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €310
Flights from London Luton to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €430
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €310
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Dorchester South to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €140
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€70 - €90
Anytime Day 1st Class
€110 - €140
Train from Dorchester South to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€65 - €85
Anytime Day 1st Class
€110 - €130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Dorchester West to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€35 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€55 - €80
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€14 - €17
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from North Greenwich- Millenium Way Stop F to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dorchester to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €70
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€26 - €35
Car
€50 - €70

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Dorchester to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris station.

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Paris is 1h ahead of Dorchester. It is currently 6:19 AM in Dorchester and 7:19 AM in Paris.

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

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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