The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Hamburg to Paris is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||464 miles (748 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||$133 (€117)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train companies||Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Hamburg to Paris cover the 464 miles (748 km) long route taking on average 8 h 29 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $97 (€86), but the average price of train tickets is $133 (€117). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost train companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance train services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
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.
When departing from Hamburg, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg Airport and Hamburg, Hauptbahnhof/Spitalerstraße. When arriving in Paris, you can end your route in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Est and Paris Gare Montparnasse.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.
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