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Overview: Train from Gelsenkirchen to Paris

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$64 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Paris cover the 279 miles (450 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 8 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $64 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $52 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Paris from Gelsenkirchen?

Travel between Gelsenkirchen, 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 Gelsenkirchen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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 12/7/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Gelsenkirchen and Paris before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Gelsenkirchen, Germany from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Gelsenkirchen, Germany from Paris is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Gelsenkirchen from Paris restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/7/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Gelsenkirchen from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Gelsenkirchen and Paris cost?

Train tickets to Paris from Gelsenkirchen for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $52 (€43)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is the train between Gelsenkirchen and Paris on average?

The Gelsenkirchen to Paris train ticket price is on average $64 (€53)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is Gelsenkirchen to Paris by train?

You should expect to travel around 279 miles (450 km)  to Paris from Gelsenkirchen by train.

How long is the train to Paris from Gelsenkirchen?

On average the Gelsenkirchen to Paris train time is 7 h 8 min  covering the 279 miles (450 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Gelsenkirchen to Paris do I depart from? Which Paris train station from Gelsenkirchen do I arrive in?

Some of the Gelsenkirchen train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo. 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 Gelsenkirchen Hbf   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Gelsenkirchen? Where is the train station in Paris?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Gelsenkirchen Hbf, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center of Gelsenkirchen. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from its city center.

How many trains are there to Paris from Gelsenkirchen a day?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Gelsenkirchen to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Gelsenkirchen to Paris? When does the last train depart from Gelsenkirchen to Paris?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Gelsenkirchen at 5: 33 AM. The last train leaves from Gelsenkirchen at 2: 44 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Gelsenkirchen to Paris and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Gelsenkirchen to Paris to get the best deals?

If you buy the Gelsenkirchen to Paris train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $64 (€53). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Gelsenkirchen and Paris. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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.