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Train Information between Kaiserslautern and Paris

distanceDistance247 miles (399 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$63 (€51)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Trains from Kaiserslautern to Paris cover the 247 miles (399 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV INOUI. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $50 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $63 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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Find your perfect trip from Kaiserslautern to Paris with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Kaiserslautern and Paris and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Kaiserslautern and Paris by DB is 247 miles (399 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Kaiserslautern to Paris is $50 (€40).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Kaiserslautern and Paris are the following:

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

Train from Kaiserslautern to Paris

For travelers headed to Paris from Kaiserslautern, trains offer a convenient mode of transport. Individuals who need a train from Kaiserslautern to Paris can choose from services offered by SNCF and Deutsche Bahn trains. On average, the trains take just over three hours to cover the 248-mile (400 km) distance. However, the duration can increase or reduce depending on whether it's a direct or connecting train.

Kaiserslautern to Paris Train Time: Daily departures

There are over 60 Paris bound trains that depart Kaiserslautern every week. Usually, there are nine daily departures. With nine trains plying this route, travelers can catch a train from Kaiserslautern to Paris at different times of the day. The early morning train usually departs the station shortly after 7:00 a.m., with departures spread throughout the day until the evening, giving passenger great flexibility when planning their trip.

How long is the journey by train from Kaiserslautern to Paris?

The average duration for the journey is three hours. However, a direct train from Kaiserslautern to Paris can get there in just two and a half hours. Some trains involve two to three changes and get travelers to Paris in four and a half hours. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Kaiserslautern to Paris?

Departure train station: Travelers need to make their way to Kaiserslautern train station to board a train from Kaiserslautern to Paris. This can be done via taxi or bus as the bus terminal is next to the train station. At the station, there are multiple service points for travelers to purchase tickets, cafes, ATMs, and free WiFi.

Arrival train station: Any train from Kaiserslautern to Paris completes its journey at the Paris Est Train Station (Gare de l'Est). Being one of the main transport hubs in Paris, travelers can access buses and taxis to take them to any part of the city. Amenities available at the station include lockers, business lounges, waiting rooms, ATMs, payphones, restaurants, and a Tourist Information Point.

Which train companies travel from Kaiserslautern to Paris?

Though SNCF operates one train from Kaiserslautern to Paris, Deutsche Bahn is the leading operator for this route. Deutsche Bahn has seven trains that depart for Paris from Kaiserslautern every day. Both operators offer different travel options. With SNCF, there are high-speed TGV trains that only take two and a half hours to get to Paris. Deutsche Bahn offers direct and connecting trips. The connecting trains take passengers to Paris via Mannheim, where they swap on to an SNCF train that takes them to Paris. Both companies offer excellent services, and travelers can enjoy great views along the journey. 

Deutsche Bahn Kaiserslautern to Paris

Seven Deutsche Bahn trains head to Paris from Kaiserslautern every day. Three of these trains are suitable for travelers pressed for time as they go directly to Paris. With the other trains, passengers get to Paris via Mannheim. Traveling via connecting trains can take one hour longer than with direct trains.

SNCF Kaiserslautern to Paris

SNCF only operates one daily train from Kaiserslautern to Paris, which takes passengers without any stopovers. Their high-speed TGV train is undoubtedly the fastest train plying the Kaiserslautern-Paris route. It travels at speeds of up to 201 mph (332 kph) only takes two and a half hours to get passengers from Kaiserslautern to Paris. 

Kaiserslautern to Paris trains: Services onboard

When traveling to Paris from Kaiserslautern, passengers have the option of choosing between first class and second class travel with both Deutsche Bahn and SNCF. Both first class and second class carriages guarantee an excellent travel experience. The seats are comfortable, well-spaced, and have ample legroom. Aboard the trains, passengers have access to power outlets and WiFi if they wish to listen to music, check work emails, or catch up with friends on social media. Deutsche Bahn passengers also have access to the ICE entertainment portal, which has audiobooks and films from Maxdome. There are no luggage limitations for passengers boarding the high-speed TGV trains by SNCF while Deutsche Bahn trains state that the luggage must be small enough to be carried by one person. TGV trains also have a restaurant between the first class and second class carriages where passengers can order coffee, snacks, and even wine. Travelers with small children or disabilities are also catered for as there are a baby changing room and wheelchair spaces. It is always advisable to contact the provider at least 48 hours before travel to organize any required assistance.

How to find cheap train tickets from Kaiserslautern to Paris

Prices for train tickets vary from one company to the other and depending on how close the departure date is. The first step of cutting travel costs is booking tickets in advance, preferably one or two months before the travel date. If booking in advance is not an option, travelers can find out the least busy days and times for that route as those tickets are usually cheaper. The other option for reducing travel expenses is taking connecting trains. As they take longer this is usually reflected in the fare.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Kaiserslautern, Germany and Paris, France allowed?

Travel between Kaiserslautern, 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 Kaiserslautern?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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 9/17/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Paris from Kaiserslautern before traveling.

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

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

Is my return train into Kaiserslautern 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
  • 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 Kaiserslautern, 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 9/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Kaiserslautern from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains between Kaiserslautern and Paris cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Kaiserslautern to Paris for as low as $50 (€40)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Kaiserslautern and Paris?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Kaiserslautern to Paris train to cost on average $63 (€51)  one way.
What is the distance between Kaiserslautern and Paris by train?
The distance between Kaiserslautern and Paris by train is approximately 247 miles (399 km).
How long is the train ride from Kaiserslautern to Paris?
The Kaiserslautern to Paris train duration is on average 2 h 29 min, which is to be expected when traveling 247 miles (399 km) to Paris from Kaiserslautern. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Kaiserslautern to Paris depart from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Kaiserslautern?

When taking the train between Kaiserslautern and Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Kaiserslautern Hbf, Kaiserslautern West and Kaiserslautern Pfaffwerk. Your trip can end in train stations such as Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Kaiserslautern Hbf   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the train station in Kaiserslautern to go to Paris? Where is the train station in Paris located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Kaiserslautern Hbf and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city center in Paris.

What train providers go from Kaiserslautern to Paris?
If you're looking for trains from Kaiserslautern to Paris, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV INOUI to get you to Paris. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Kaiserslautern to Paris trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I find a direct train from Kaiserslautern to Paris?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Kaiserslautern to Paris on Omio with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
What time is the earliest train from Kaiserslautern to Paris? What time is the last train from Kaiserslautern to Paris?
The earliest train departing from Kaiserslautern to Paris leaves at 5: 22 AM. The last train departing from Kaiserslautern to Paris leaves at 6: 22 PM. You can find the latest Kaiserslautern to Paris train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Kaiserslautern and Paris for the best deals?
You can find trains from Kaiserslautern to Paris to cost on average $63 (€51) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Kaiserslautern to Paris train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Galgenschanze
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Kaiserslautern Hbf
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Kaiserslautern Pfaffwerk
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Kaiserslautern West
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Kennelgarten
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Vogelweh
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