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There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Saint-Omer by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Hazebrouck Tgv

€55 - €73

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Bus  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Dunkerque 1751
  2. Take the bus from DUNKERQUE - Gare to ST OMER - Gare 104 / ...

€19 - €22

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Train via Lille  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to St Omer Ter

€37 - €78

Train via Calais  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Est to Calais-Ville Zz_2Y
  2. Take the train from Calais Ville to St Omer Ter

€89 - €164

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Porte Maillot to Saint-Omer 254.5 km

€28 - €45

Paris to Saint-Omer by train

The train journey time between Paris and Saint-Omer is around 3h 39m and covers a distance of around 271 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 8m. Operated by TGV inOui and SNCF, the Paris to Saint-Omer train service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in St Omer. Typically 31 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 39m
Fastest train time:
2h 8m
Trains per week:
31
Cheapest price:
€55
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:52
Last train departs at:
20:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Saint-Omer train schedules

Paris → Saint-Omer
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Saint-Omer is to bus which costs €18 - €22 and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Saint-Omer is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Saint-Omer. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at ST OMER - Gare via DUNKERQUE - Gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Saint-Omer. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at St Omer via Hazebrouck. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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It is 210 km from Paris to Saint-Omer. It is approximately 254.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Paris to Saint-Omer without a car is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs €50 - €75.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Paris to Saint-Omer, including transfers.

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Paris to Saint-Omer bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Paris to Saint-Omer train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Saint-Omer is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs €50 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €22 and takes 6h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Saint-Omer.
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  • Distance: 210.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 33m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Saint-Omer, Hauts-de-France, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Nord to Hazebrouck 5 times a day. Tickets cost €50 - €60 and the journey takes 1h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Saint-Omer via DUNKERQUE - Gare in around 6h 11m.

Train operators
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 Hazebrouck
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
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 Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Lille Flandres to St Omer
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Calais Ville to St Omer
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Rail 1st Class
€13 - €19
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
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arc en Ciel 1
Phone
+33 3 28 59 62 80
Email
contact@arcenciel1.fr
Website
arc-en-ciel1.fr
Bus from DUNKERQUE - Gare to ST OMER - Gare
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2
Website
Arc en Ciel 1

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Paris to Saint-Omer bus services, operated by Arc en Ciel 1, arrive at ST OMER - Gare station.

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Paris to Saint-Omer train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Omer station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Saint-Omer is 254 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Paris to Saint-Omer.

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