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Train Information from Idar-Oberstein to Paris

distanceDistance231 miles (372 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$65 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Idar-Oberstein to Paris cover the 231 miles (372 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 47 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. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $65 (€54), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $38 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Idar-Oberstein and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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Idar-Oberstein to Paris with Deutsche Bahn

For as little as $38 (€32) you can travel by train from Idar-Oberstein to Paris with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 231 miles (372 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Idar-Oberstein and Paris. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Idar-Oberstein to Paris on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Idar-Oberstein and Paris you can pay as low as $38 (€32).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Trains from Idar-Oberstein to Paris

From the city of Idar-Oberstein, located between Wiesbaden and Saarbrücken, travellers can take a train to Paris several times a day. Most of the transfer connections are connected with a train change at Saarbrücken main station. From the capital of the Saarland, rail passengers then travel on board an ICE or TGV to Paris. With these fast train connections, passengers need 3:45 hours to get from Idar-Oberstein to Paris by train.

Which railway companies drive from Idar-Oberstein to Paris?

The entire route between Idar-Oberstein and the French capital can be covered by Deutsche Bahn trains. Depending on the connection, trains of the railway company Vlexx are used on the section from Idar-Oberstein to Saarbrücken or Mainz. On the route from Saarbrücken or Mannheim to Paris, French TGV trains run on some routes.

How long does the train journey from Idar-Oberstein to Paris take?

The shortest train connections between Idar-Oberstein and Paris take 3:45 hours with a change in Saarbrücken. Travellers travelling by train from Idar-Oberstein or from the small neighbouring town of Fischbach-Weierhausen to Saarbrücken use a train operated by Vlexx or Deutsche Bahn. Train connections with two changes usually take 4:00 to 5:30 hours. Passengers travel on the route from Idar-Oberstein to Mainz by train from Vlexx, where they change to an Intercity of the Deutsche Bahn. From the next change in Mannheim, take a TGV to the destination station in Paris.

How often can you take the train from Idar-Oberstein to Paris?

Holidaymakers and business travellers can choose between 11 and 13 train connections on ordinary weekdays if they want to travel by train from Idar-Oberstein to Paris. On Saturdays there are even 18 rides available on the route. Between the departures there are time intervals of 1:00 hrs up to 3:30 hrs

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Stations on the route Idar-Oberstein - Paris?

Bahnhof Idar-Oberstein: The railway station of the Rhineland-Palatinate town of Idar-Oberstein is located in the centre of the Oberstein district. Travellers can reach it by bus via Willy-Brandt-Platz in front of the train station, where the central bus station is located. Shops, restaurants, bakeries and cafés are within walking distance due to the train station's inner city location.

Paris Gare de l'Est: Metro lines 4, 5 and 7 as well as some regional trains from the surrounding area stop at Paris East Station. Upon arrival, travellers can eat in restaurants and bistros in the station building or withdraw cash at ATMs. A free W-LAN is available indefinitely.

Travel Tips

Trains from Idar-Oberstein to Paris
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Idar-Oberstein and Paris?

Travel between Idar-Oberstein, Germany and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Germany?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Idar-Oberstein?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/26/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Paris from Idar-Oberstein as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Idar-Oberstein is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from France?

Reentry to Germany 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Idar-Oberstein, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/26/21. 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 Idar-Oberstein from Paris here.

How much are cheap trains from Idar-Oberstein to Paris?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Idar-Oberstein to Paris to cost as little as $38 (€32)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Idar-Oberstein and Paris on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Idar-Oberstein to Paris train price to come in at an average of $65 (€54)  one way.
How far is Paris from Idar-Oberstein by train?
You should expect to travel around 231 miles (372 km)  to Paris from Idar-Oberstein by train.
How many hours is the train time between Idar-Oberstein and Paris?
On average the Idar-Oberstein to Paris train travel time is 3 h 47 min  for the 231 miles (372 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Idar-Oberstein to Paris depart from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Idar-Oberstein?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Idar-Oberstein   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Idar-Oberstein? Where is the train station in Paris?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Idar-Oberstein, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Idar-Oberstein to Paris?
If you're looking for trains from Idar-Oberstein to Paris, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Paris. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Idar-Oberstein to Paris trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Idar-Oberstein to Paris a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Idar-Oberstein to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Idar-Oberstein to Paris? When is the last train from Idar-Oberstein to Paris?
You can take the earliest train from Idar-Oberstein to Paris at 6: 05 PM   or take the last train from Idar-Oberstein to Paris leaving at 6: 10 PM. Look for the latest Idar-Oberstein to Paris train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Idar-Oberstein to Paris to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Idar-Oberstein to Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $65 (€54) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Idar-Oberstein to Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Idar-Oberstein
Paris
The major railway station for departures from Idar-Oberstein is Idar-Oberstein. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Idar-Oberstein for your journey between Idar-Oberstein and Paris.