There are 8 ways to get from Dover to Paris by train, bus and ferry, 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  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$79 - $209

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Dover to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$14 - $20

6 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 800 / ...

$58 - $85

Carferry, drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Paris

$60 - $94

Eurotunnel, drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Paris

$244 - $271

Train to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$154 - $1,488

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$138 - $362

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Tonbridge
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

$81 - $233

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dover and arriving at Paris Centre - Bercy. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Paris. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Paris Nord Eurostar via Ashford(Kent) Int.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Dover and Paris is 164 miles.

The best way to get from Dover to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Dover to Paris, including transfers.

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Dover to Paris bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Dover station.

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Dover to Paris train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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The best way to get from Dover to Paris is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Dover to Paris bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Paris Centre - Bercy station.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Paris.
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  • Distance: 164.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Dover, England and Paris, France?

Eurostar operates a train from Dover to Paris 4 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $190 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Dover to Paris 4 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Dover Priory to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dover to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Paris is 1 h ahead of Dover. It is currently 12:04 AM in Dover and 1:04 AM in Paris.

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

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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