Unfortunately, Eurostar are currently not running trains to or from Ashford International station and services will not call here throughout 2023.
However, it’s still possible to travel from Ashford International to Paris, you’ll just have to take a train from Ashford International to London St Pancras – which takes roughly 38 minutes. From there, you can catch a train to Paris, as this is where all UK services are now starting from. As you need to allow plenty of time to go through ticket, passport and security checks, we recommend arrived at London St Pancras station 60 minutes before departure. Want to travel directly from Ashford International to Paris? We’ll update this page when Eurostar decides to resume services from Ashford International.
Once you’ve arrived at Paris, you can start exploring all the iconic landmarks that the city has to offer. Jump on the city’s metro system at Paris Gare du Nord and you can head to the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre or something a little bit different, like walking around Montmartre or visiting the Pont des Arts. Looking for more inspiration? Take a look at our guide to the best things to do in Paris.
Eager to start your journey? Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to book cheap train tickets from Ashford International to Paris. For more information, keep reading for tips on how to find cheap train fares.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Ashford International to Paris by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
The average journey time by train between Ashford International and Paris is 7 hours and 29 minutes, with around 13 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Ashford International to Paris is 5 hours and 5 minutes.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Ashford International to Paris without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Ashford International to Paris each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Ashford International to Paris leaves at 06:34. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Ashford International to Paris leaves at 21:15. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Ashford International to Paris cover a distance of around 171 miles (276 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Ashford International.