The cheapest trains from Essen to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$128

Average

$187

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.

Cheapest
02:00PMEssen Hbf6h47 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1281One-way
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03:53PMEssen Hbf6h31 10:24PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1281One-way
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11:53AMEssen Hbf6h21 06:14PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1281One-way
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03:00PMEssen Hbf5h47 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1281One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:00AMEssen Hbf6h54 02:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1651One-way

Timetable Essen to Paris

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03:09AMEssen Hbf7h07 10:16AMParis Gare de l'Est
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04:30AMEssen Hbf6h23 10:53AMParis Gare de l'Est
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04:40AMEssen Hbf6h13 10:53AMParis Gare de l'Est
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06:00AMEssen Hbf6h47 12:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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06:15AMEssen Hbf6h18 12:33PMParis Gare de l'Est
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07:00AMEssen Hbf5h47 12:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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08:00AMEssen Hbf6h54 02:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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08:25AMEssen Hbf5h54 02:19PMParis Gare de l'Est
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09:00AMEssen Hbf5h54 02:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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10:00AMEssen Hbf6h54 04:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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11:00AMEssen Hbf5h54 04:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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11:53AMEssen Hbf6h21 06:14PMParis Gare de l'Est
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02:00PMEssen Hbf6h47 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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03:00PMEssen Hbf5h47 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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03:53PMEssen Hbf6h31 10:24PMParis Gare de l'Est
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
Sep 24
$183Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$455KLM
Sat
Sep 25
$128Deutsche Bahn with connection
$36Flixbus
$282HOP!
Sun
Sep 26
$91Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$151HOP!
Mon
Sep 27
$103Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$137HOP!
Tue
Sep 28
$103Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
$120HOP!
Wed
Sep 29
$66Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$152HOP!
Thu
Sep 30
$91Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$248KLM
Fri
Oct 1
$103Deutsche Bahn
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$247HOP!
Sat
Oct 2
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$151HOP!
Sun
Oct 3
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$191HOP!
Mon
Oct 4
$53Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$137HOP!
Tue
Oct 5
$53Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$110HOP!
Wed
Oct 6
$53Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Thu
Oct 7
$72Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$131Eurowings
Fri
Oct 8
$84Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$143Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$78Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$151HOP!
Sun
Oct 10
$60Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$120HOP!
Mon
Oct 11
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$137HOP!
Tue
Oct 12
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$138Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 13
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$138Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 14
$60Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$93Eurowings

The fastest trains from Essen to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

5 h 47 m

Average

6 h 22 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

440 km

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

Fastest
07:00AMEssen Hbf5h47 12:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$2141One-way
Fastest
03:00PMEssen Hbf5h47 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1281One-way
2nd Fastest
08:25AMEssen Hbf5h54 02:19PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$2361One-way
2nd Fastest
11:00AMEssen Hbf5h54 04:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1781One-way
2nd Fastest
09:00AMEssen Hbf5h54 02:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1781One-way

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Train Information from Essen to Paris

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$109 (€88)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, 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.

Train companies

Essen to Paris with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn

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
Deutsche Bahn

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:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 7 min
  • Thalys frequency: 2 a day

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:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips

Trains from Essen to Paris
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Essen and Paris?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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: Mandatory

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.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Paris, France?

Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 9/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Essen from Paris.

How much does a cheap train from Essen to Paris cost?
Train tickets from Essen to Paris for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $66 (€53)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Essen and Paris?
The train price to Paris from Essen is on average $109 (€88)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Essen to Paris by train?
The distance between Essen and Paris by train is approximately 273 miles (440 km).
How long is the train ride from Essen to Paris?
The train time from Essen to Paris is on average 4 h 16 min  for the 273 miles (440 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Essen and Paris by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Essen and arrival train station in 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.

Where is the Essen train station located? Where is the Paris train station located?

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.

Which train providers should I travel with from Essen to Paris?
For the best Essen to Paris train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or TGV. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Paris from Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct train from Essen to Paris?
Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day between Essen and Paris. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Thalys. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many train services per day are there between Essen and Paris?
The average number of trains departing Essen for Paris is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Essen to Paris? What time is the last train from Essen to Paris?
You can take the first train from Essen to Paris at 5: 21 AM. The last train from Essen to Paris that you can take departs at 3: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Essen to Paris schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I buy the Essen to Paris train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Paris from Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $109 (€88) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Essen to Paris a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Essen
Paris
Essen Hbf
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Essen Stadtwald
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Essen Süd
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Essen West
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Essen-Altenessen
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Essen-Bergeborbeck
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Essen-Eiberg
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Essen-Frohnhausen
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Essen-Hügel
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Essen-Steele
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