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.
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It's difficult to get from Hamburg to Paris without transferring at least once.
|Distance||464 miles (748 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 4 min|
|Average train ticket price||$134 (€129)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Hamburg to Paris cover the 464 miles (748 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 4 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $86 (€83), but the average price of train tickets is $134 (€129). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
You can travel by train from Hamburg to Paris with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $86 (€83). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Hamburg to Paris train.
Train information from Hamburg to Paris with Deutsche Bahn:
The city of love is one of the most sought-after travel destinations in Europe and the journey by train is also beautiful. If you take the train from Hamburg to Paris, you will reach the Eiffel Tower and the Seine by train.
To travel by train from Hamburg to Paris is possible on different routes and with different train companies. The journey times usually differ only slightly.
An especially fast variant is the journey with the ICE of the Deutsche Bahn via Karlsruhe. This train from Hamburg to Paris takes less than 8 hours with a single change.
Other options include changing to the French TGV which runs three times a day from Frankfurt to Paris or changing to the French Thalys which connects Dortmund and Cologne with Paris. Depending on the connection, it may be necessary to change trains once, twice or even three times. This increases the risk of missed connections.
Who wants to travel exclusively with the Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Paris only has the opportunity once a day. In the late morning, the ICE75 departs from Hamburg in the direction of Chur/CH and reaches Karlsruhe in the afternoon. Here you can change to the ICE9572 to Paris-Est. This arrives in the early evening in the French capital.
All other connections require the use of the French TGV or Thalys. One option to get as far as possible from Hamburg to Paris with the Deutsche Bahn is to change in Cologne to the ICE14 to Brussels. Only at the Brussels-South train station (Bruxelles-Midi) do you change to the Thalys. Since high-speed trains run every hour on the Brussels - Paris route, a missed connecting train is not a problem.
The fastest journey with the ICEs of Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Paris takes about 7 hours 27 minutes with a single change in Karlsruhe. All other connections take between 8.6 and 8.53 hours. The time differences are mainly due to the different transfer times.
If you travel by train from Hamburg to Paris at short notice, you pay between 90 and 210 € for a one-way trip in 2nd class. If you book at least 1 to 2 weeks in advance, you will receive savings prices of 89.90 or 99.90 € for almost all connections with the ICE and the French TGV. For long-term bookings, it is possible to get the €pean savings price of 39.90 €.
The prices do not apply to connecting flights with the Thalys from Dortmund, Cologne or Brussels. The privately owned company Thalys has its own price structure. A one-way trip from Cologne to Paris costs in the best case 35 €. Those who now get the savings price of 29.90 € for the journey from Hamburg to Cologne will pay a total of 74.90 € for the train connection Hamburg - Paris.
All trains from Hamburg to Paris depart from Hamburg Central Station. It is well connected to the Hamburg public transport network with regional trains, suburban trains (S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31), underground trains (U1, U2, U3, U4) and buses. It is also often possible to board the train at Hamburg-Harburg station south of the Elbe River.
The arrival of the train from Hamburg to Paris depends on the chosen connection. The German ICE from Karlsruhe and the French TGV from Frankfurt arrive at the Paris Ostbahnhof (Gare de l'Est). The Thalys, which runs on the route Dortmund - Cologne - Brussels - Paris, arrives at the neighbouring Nordbahnhof (Gare du Nord). Both are in the 10th arrondissement. From the Gare de l'Est take Metro lines 4 and 5 to the city center, from the Gare du Nord take Metro lines 4 and RER lines B and D.
Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Paris, France by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/28/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Hamburg and Paris as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Hamburg is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/28/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Hamburg from Paris here.
When taking a train from Hamburg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. 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 Hamburg Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Hamburg Hbf, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of Hamburg.
The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center of Paris.
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