Essen to Paris train

Cheap train tickets from Essen to Paris

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139

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139

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Essen to Paris is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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03:10PMEssen Hbf4h55 08:05PMParis Gare du Nord
1 transfer
1391One-way
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11:10AMEssen Hbf4h55 04:05PMParis Gare du Nord
1 transfer
1391One-way

Train schedule from Essen to Paris

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11:10AMEssen Hbf4h55 04:05PMParis Gare du Nord
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03:10PMEssen Hbf4h55 08:05PMParis Gare du Nord
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Fastest train times from Essen to Paris

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Fastest Journey

4 h 55 m

Average

4 h 55 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

440 km

It's difficult to get from Essen to Paris without transferring at least once.

Fastest
03:10PMEssen Hbf4h55 08:05PMParis Gare du Nord
1 transfer
1391One-way
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11:10AMEssen Hbf4h55 04:05PMParis Gare du Nord
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1391One-way

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Overview: Train from Essen to Paris

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$149 (€134)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Essen to Paris cover the 273 miles (440 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 25 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $81 (€73), but the average price of train tickets is $149 (€134). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train providers: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Paris trains

You can travel by train from Essen to Paris with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $81 (€73). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Paris from Essen with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Book your Thalys Essen to Paris train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Thalys up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Essen to Paris routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Essen and Paris is 273 miles (440 km), and the best price for a one-way Essen - Paris Thalys train ticket starts at $139 (€124) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Thalys ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Thalys!

Essen to Paris train information with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 25 min
  • Average Price: $139
  • Thalys frequency: 2 a day

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Essen and Paris. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: $81

Travel Tips: Trains from Essen to Paris

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FAQs

Travel between Essen, Germany and Paris, France by train is: Unrestricted.

What is the status of international entry into France from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Essen?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. 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: Unrestricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Essen from Paris?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Paris?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Essen from Paris.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Essen to Paris trains for as little as $81 (€73)  in the next 7 days.
The train price to Paris from Essen is on average $149 (€134)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The Essen to Paris train distance is approximately 273 miles (440 km).
On average the Essen to Paris train time is 4 h 25 min  covering the 273 miles (440 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Essen train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Essen Hbf   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city center.

When taking a train from Essen to Paris, you can count on Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Essen to Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 2 direct trains per day from Essen to Paris, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Thalys  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Essen to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Essen at 5: 39 AM. The last train leaves from Essen at 5: 39 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Essen to Paris and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you buy the Essen to Paris train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $149 (€134). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Essen and Paris. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports in Essen and Paris

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Essen Hbf is the most popular Essen railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Essen for your trip to Paris.

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