There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Dover by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, 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  •  2 h 41 min

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

$80 - $210

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Bus  •  7 h 15 min

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

$25 - $35

5 alternative options

Train via Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Chatelet Les Halles to Marne La Vallee Chessy A
  2. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to Ashford International Station
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Dover Priory

$87 - $235

Bus, bus and ferry  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Lille 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover

$58 - $87

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 17 min

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

$63 - $91

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 30 min

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

$247 - $274

Fly, train  •  5 h 25 min

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

$133 - $1,465

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Dover is to bus which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Dover is to train which costs 65€ - 180€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at Dover. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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

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The distance between Paris and Dover is 263 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Dover without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 65€ - 180€.

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

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Paris to Dover bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Dover is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 65€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Dover.
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  • Distance: 164.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

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

Eurostar operates a train from Paris to Dover 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $200 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Dover once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to Ashford International Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$160 - $240
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Paris, Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Dover
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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

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

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Dover is 1 h behind Paris. It is currently 2:59 PM in Paris and 1:59 PM in Dover.

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

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

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There are 494+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs 9€.

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