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.
The average ticket from Essen to Paris will cost around $ 187 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 128.
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5 h 47 m
6 h 22 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Essen to Paris without transferring at least once.
|Distance||273 miles (440 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 16 min|
|Average train ticket price||$109 (€88)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or TGV|
Trains from Essen to Paris cover the 273 miles (440 km) long route taking on average 4 h 16 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or TGV. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $109 (€88), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $66 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
For as little as $66 (€53) you can travel by train between Essen and Paris with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Essen and Paris with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Thalys tickets from Essen to Paris are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with Thalys from Essen to Paris all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Thalys train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 273 miles (440 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Essen to Paris routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Thalys Essen to Paris train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Paris with Thalys!
Essen to Paris train information with Thalys:
Thalys has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Thalys tickets from Essen to Paris and when traveling by train:
Travel between Essen, Germany and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open 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 9/23/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Essen before traveling.
Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open 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 9/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Essen from Paris.
When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When arriving in Paris, you can end your route in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers book a train from Essen Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Essen Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city center.
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