There are 9 ways to get from Maidstone to Paris by train, bus, taxi, car train, car, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 22 min

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

$78 - $218

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport Ouibus

$23 - $36

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Maidstone Town Centre, The Cannon to Ashford International Railway Station 10X
  2. Take the train from Ashford International Station to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy

$82 - $235

Taxi, Eurotunnel, drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$303 - $340

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$69 - $109

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG

$114 - $328

Train, train to London City, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone West to Strood
  2. Take the train from Strood to Stratford International
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY

$136 - $1,463

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG

$80 - $243

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Strood to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG

$91 - $245

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

Eurostar operates a train from Maidstone to Paris 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $200 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Maidstone to Paris every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from Ashford International Station to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $220
Premier
$170 - $260
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
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Maidstone West to Strood
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Train from Strood to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Train from Strood to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone Town Centre, The Cannon to Ashford International Railway Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Maidstone and Paris is 298 km.

The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Paris is to bus which costs £16 - £27 and takes 8 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Paris is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs £55 - £170.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone to Paris. However, there are services departing from Chequers Bus Station and arriving at Paris City Center - Bercy via Sittingbourne, Globe and Engine, Canterbury and Paris - Roissy CDG Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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