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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Dungeness by train, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Polegate
  3. Take a taxi from Polegate to Dungeness

£209 - £470

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Drive, car ferry  •  5h 3m

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

£51 - £74

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Train, bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
  3. Take the bus from Dover Priory station to Lydd-on-Sea, The Pilot 102

£152 - £385

Train, car ferry  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Ter / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

£118 - £170

Train, car ferry, bus  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Est to Calais-Ville
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Take the bus from Dover, Pencester Road to Lydd-on-Sea, The Pilot 102

£106 - £175

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 44m

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

£160 - £175

Fly to London Gatwick, train, line 11 bus  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
  4. Take the line 11 bus from Ashford International station to Lydd, Police Station

£83 - £282

Fly to London Heathrow, train, line 11 bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
  3. Take the line 11 bus from Ashford International station to Lydd, Police Station

£86 - £250

Fly to London Luton, train, line 11 bus  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
  4. Take the line 11 bus from Ashford International station to Lydd, Police Station

£100 - £392

Paris to Dungeness by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Dungeness is around 9h 57m and covers a distance of around 388 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 2m. Operated by Eurostar, South Eastern Trains Service and Stagecoach in East Kent, the Paris to Dungeness service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Lydd-on-Sea, The Pilot. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 57m
Fastest journey time:
6h 2m
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
£152
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:11
Last service departs at:
18:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Dungeness train and bus schedules

France → United Kingdom
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dungeness is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dungeness is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dungeness is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from United Kingdom.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Dungeness is to drive and car ferry which costs €55 - €90 and takes 5h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Dungeness is to drive and Eurotunnel which takes 3h 44m and costs €180 - €210.

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The distance between Paris and Dungeness is 156 miles.

The best way to get from Paris to Dungeness without a car is to train and taxi which takes 6h 12m and costs €240 - €550.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m to get from Paris to Dungeness, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Dungeness is 1h behind Paris. It is currently 11:41 PM in Paris and 10:41 PM in Dungeness.

easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Dungeness. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Dungeness.
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  • Distance: 155.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 12m

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

There is no direct connection from Paris to Dungeness. However, you can take the train to London St Pancras Eurostar, take the walk to King's Cross St. Pancras station, take the subway to Whitechapel station, take the walk to Whitechapel, take the train to Clapham Junction, take the train to Polegate, then take the taxi to Dungeness. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Paris to Dungeness via London St Pancras Eurostar, St Pancras International, Dover Priory, and Dover Priory station in around 6h 36m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £85
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£35 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £65
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£26 - £50
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£26 - £40
1st Class
£30 - £50
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£30 - £45
Rail 1st Class
£40 - £60
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£45 - £55
1st Class
£45 - £60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris-Est to Calais-Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£70 - £130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dover Priory station to Lydd-on-Sea, The Pilot
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £23
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Bus from Dover, Pencester Road to Lydd-on-Sea, The Pilot
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Bus from Ashford International station to Lydd, Police Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Polegate to Dungeness
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Estimated price
£90 - £120
Sussex Cars Eastbourne
Phone
+44 1323 726 726
STATS Taxi
Phone
+44 7707 747 003
Website
stats-taxiservice.co.uk
Polegate Station Taxis
Phone
+44 1323 720 720
Website
polegate-station-taxis.co.uk
Call-a -Cab Sussex
Phone
+44 1323 746 746
Website
746746.co.uk
720 Taxis
Phone
+44 1323 720 720
Website
720taxis.com
Oceanside Taxis
Phone
+44 1323 764 676
Seahaven Cabs
Phone
+44 1323 892 223
Website
seahavencabs.co.uk
Beacon Taxis
Phone
+44 1323 898 888
Henfield Village Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 1273 491888
Website
henfieldvillagecars.co.uk

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