Gelsenkirchen to Paris train

Cheap train tickets from Gelsenkirchen to Paris

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Cheapest

73

Average

113

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.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
01:14PMGelsenkirchen6h51 08:05PMParis
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731One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:43PMGelsenkirchen7h09 08:52PMParis
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1121One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:14AMGelsenkirchen7h27 06:41PMParis
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1231One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:42AMGelsenkirchen6h59 06:41PMParis
0 transfers
1431One-way

Train schedule from Gelsenkirchen to Paris

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Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:14AMGelsenkirchen7h27 06:41PMParis
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:42AMGelsenkirchen6h59 06:41PMParis
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
01:14PMGelsenkirchen6h51 08:05PMParis
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Deutsche Bahn
01:43PMGelsenkirchen7h09 08:52PMParis
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Fastest train times from Gelsenkirchen to Paris

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Fastest Journey

6 h 51 m

Average

7 h 6 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

450 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Gelsenkirchen for Paris every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
01:14PMGelsenkirchen6h51 08:05PMParis
0 transfers
731One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:42AMGelsenkirchen6h59 06:41PMParis
0 transfers
1431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:43PMGelsenkirchen7h09 08:52PMParis
0 transfers
1121One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:14AMGelsenkirchen7h27 06:41PMParis
0 transfers
1231One-way

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Overview: Train from Gelsenkirchen to Paris

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$82 (€78)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys

Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Paris cover the 279 miles (450 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 51 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $82 (€78), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $50 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train companies: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from Gelsenkirchen to Paris trains

You can travel by train from Gelsenkirchen to Paris with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $50 (€48). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Thalys
Deutsche Bahn

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

One of the best ways to travel between Gelsenkirchen and Paris is by taking a train with Thalys. Omio helps you find the ideal Thalys train between Gelsenkirchen and Paris by showing you Thalys current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Gelsenkirchen to Paris trip. You can expect to travel 279 miles (450 km) between Gelsenkirchen and Paris on a train with Thalys. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Gelsenkirchen 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. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Thalys train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Paris from Gelsenkirchen!

Thalys from Gelsenkirchen to Paris train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 15 min
  • Thalys frequency: 3 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 to Paris from Gelsenkirchen. 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: $62

Travel Tips: Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Paris

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Gelsenkirchen to Paris.
FAQs

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

Can I enter France from Germany?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Gelsenkirchen?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/4/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Paris from Gelsenkirchen as this information can change.

Return travel from France to Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Gelsenkirchen 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 Gelsenkirchen, 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 10/4/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Gelsenkirchen from Paris.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Gelsenkirchen to Paris to cost as little as $50 (€48)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Gelsenkirchen to Paris train price to come in at an average of $82 (€78)  one way.
The train distance from Gelsenkirchen to Paris is around 279 miles (450 km).
The Gelsenkirchen to Paris train duration is on average 6 h 51 min, which is to be expected when traveling 279 miles (450 km) to Paris from Gelsenkirchen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking a train from Gelsenkirchen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo. When you arrive in Paris, your train can arrive in train stations including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Gelsenkirchen Hbf   to Paris Gare de Lyon.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Gelsenkirchen Hbf, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center of Gelsenkirchen. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Gelsenkirchen to Paris, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Paris from Gelsenkirchen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Gelsenkirchen for Paris is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Gelsenkirchen to Paris at 5: 44 AM   or take the last train from Gelsenkirchen to Paris leaving at 11: 29 PM. Look for the latest Gelsenkirchen to Paris train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
You can find trains from Gelsenkirchen to Paris to cost on average $82 (€78) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Gelsenkirchen to Paris train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gelsenkirchen
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Gelsenkirchen Hbf is the most popular Gelsenkirchen 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 Gelsenkirchen for your trip to Paris.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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