The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gelsenkirchen to Paris is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 26 m
6 h 44 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Gelsenkirchen for Paris every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||279 miles (450 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||$118 (€107)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Paris cover the 279 miles (450 km) long route taking on average 6 h 27 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $50 (€45), but the average price of train tickets is $118 (€107). Travelers depart most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare du Nord.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Paris from Gelsenkirchen from $50 (€45). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
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 from Gelsenkirchen to 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.
Train information from Gelsenkirchen to Paris with Deutsche Bahn:
When departing from Gelsenkirchen, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen-Rotthausen. When arriving in Paris, you can end your trip in train stations like Paris Gare du Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Paris Gare du Nord, located 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from the city centre.
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