The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 9 m
6 h 1 m
Trains per day
Of the 15 trains that leave Duisburg for Paris every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||264 miles (425 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 9 min|
|Average train ticket price||$111 (€107)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Duisburg to Paris cover the 264 miles (425 km) long route taking on average 4 h 9 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $75 (€73), but the average price of train tickets is $111 (€107). Travelers depart most frequently from Duisburg Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
You can travel by train between Duisburg and Paris with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $75 (€73). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Paris from Duisburg with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Save time and money by searching for and booking your Thalys train to Paris from Duisburg online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Thalys train to Paris from Duisburg, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Thalys train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 264 miles (425 km) route between Duisburg and Paris as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Duisburg to Paris, you can check straight away if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Thalys Duisburg to Paris train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!
Train information from Duisburg to Paris with Thalys:
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Duisburg to Paris train.
With the train from Duisburg to Paris, travelers can reach the elegant French capital from the exciting cultural city of the Ruhr area in no time at all. A direct train journey from Duisburg to Paris takes just under 4 hours 18 minutes. On the route, both direct train connections and connections with changeovers are offered. You can travel almost every hour between the two cities; at certain times of the day, several trains leave Duisburg Central Station in the direction of Paris.
The Duisburg - Paris line is served by Deutsche Bahn trains and the high-speed trains of the French-Belgian train company Thalys. Deutsche Bahn does not offer any direct connections with the train from Duisburg to Paris; at least one change is required on the route. Thalys drives directly from Duisburg to Paris.
A direct journey by train from Duisburg to Paris takes almost 4 hours 18 minutes. Direct train connections are only offered by the high-speed trains of the Thalys train company. Deutsche Bahn, on the other hand, only offers train connections with one or two changeovers, and travelers travel around 6 to 8 hours. For a change in Frankfurt the journey time increases to 6 hours, for changes in Cologne and Karlsruhe the journey takes 6 hours 18 minutes to 8 hours.
On an ordinary weekday you can drive about 20 times from Duisburg to Paris. Every week there are around 140 train connections on the Duisburg - Paris route. The first train leaves Duisburg shortly after 2.3midnight, the last one leaves a few minutes after 5 pm for Paris.
Hauptbahnhof Duisburg. The train station is located only a few kilometers from Duisburg's city center at the impressive Portsmouthplatz and has excellent transport connections. With the tram line 93 travelers reach the town hall in the old town in about 10 minutes. In addition to regional express trains, long-distance buses and S-Bahn lines S1 and S2 also depart from Duisburg main station.
Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord. Both the Ostbahnhof and the Nordbahnhof are located in the 10th arrondissement of Paris and are only a few hundred meters apart. From the Nordbahnhof station, passengers can reach the centrally located Châtelet-Les Halles station by S-Bahn in about 0.5 hours. From Ostbahnhof the journey takes about 6 minutes.
Travel between Duisburg, Germany and Paris, France by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 10/6/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Duisburg and Paris before traveling.
Return travel from France to Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Duisburg from Paris.
When taking the train to Paris from Duisburg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Duisburg Hbf, Duisburg-Buchholz and Duisburg-Meiderich Süd. Your route can end in train stations such as Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Duisburg Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Duisburg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Paris most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from this train station to the city center.
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