There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Dover by train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Train  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Ashford International Eurostar Eil

£102 - £329

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Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Dover 450 / ...

£18 - £35

2 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 25m

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

£163 - £179

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from Paris to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover Dunkirk to Dover

£37 - £96

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Dover is to bus which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Dover is to train which costs 110€ - 370€ and takes 2h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Gallieni and arriving at Dover. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Dover. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Dover Priory via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between Paris and Dover is 164 miles.

The best way to get from Paris to Dover without a car is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs 110€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Paris to Dover, including transfers.

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Paris to Dover bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris, Gallieni station.

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Paris to Dover train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Dover is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs 110€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 7h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Dover.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 164.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

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

Eurostar operates a train from Paris Nord to Ashford International Eurostar 3 times a day. Tickets cost £90 - £310 and the journey takes 1h 54m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Paris, Gallieni to Dover twice daily. Tickets cost £21 - £35 and the journey takes 7h 15m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to Ashford International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £110
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Dover
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Dover, Dover
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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Paris to Dover bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Dover station.

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Dover is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 11:06 AM in Paris and 10:06 AM in Dover.

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

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