Paris to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Essen

Showing times and prices for Jul 02

Cheapest

108

Average

166

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.

Cheapest
07:04PMParis Gare de l'Est8h20 03:24AMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1081One-way
Cheapest
01:08PMParis Gare de l'Est6h50 07:58PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1081One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:55AMParis Gare de l'Est7h03 05:58PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1191One-way
01:08PMParis Gare de l'Est6h06 07:14PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1291One-way
10:55AMParis Gare de l'Est6h04 04:59PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
1291One-way

Train schedule from Paris to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, July 2
07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est5h53 01:13PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est5h38 12:58PMEssen Hbf
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07:55AMParis Gare du Nord4h56 12:51PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
09:04AMParis Gare de l'Est6h54 03:58PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
09:55AMParis Gare du Nord4h20 02:15PMEssen Hbf
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10:55AMParis Gare de l'Est7h03 05:58PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
10:55AMParis Gare de l'Est6h04 04:59PMEssen Hbf
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11:55AMParis Gare du Nord4h42 04:37PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
01:08PMParis Gare de l'Est6h06 07:14PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
01:08PMParis Gare de l'Est6h50 07:58PMEssen Hbf
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01:08PMParis Gare de l'Est5h50 06:58PMEssen Hbf
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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est5h40 07:35PMEssen Hbf
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est6h38 09:58PMEssen Hbf
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est5h38 08:58PMEssen Hbf
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03:55PMParis Gare du Nord4h12 08:07PMEssen Hbf
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05:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h03 11:58PMEssen Hbf
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07:04PMParis Gare de l'Est8h20 03:24AMEssen Hbf
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07:04PMParis Gare de l'Est6h28 01:32AMEssen Hbf
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Fastest train times from Paris to Essen

Showing times and prices for Jul 02

Fastest Journey

4 h 12 m

Average

5 h 57 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

440 km

Of the 18 trains that leave Paris for Essen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
03:55PMParis Gare du Nord4h12 08:07PMEssen Hbf
0 transfers
1531One-way
2nd Fastest
09:55AMParis Gare du Nord4h20 02:15PMEssen Hbf
0 transfers
2101One-way
11:55AMParis Gare du Nord4h42 04:37PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
2411One-way
07:55AMParis Gare du Nord4h56 12:51PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1671One-way
03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est5h38 08:58PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1971One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Essen

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$112 (€101)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Paris to Essen cover the 273 miles (440 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 12 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $112 (€101), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $80 (€73). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and Thalys from Paris to Essen trains

Find the best trains to Essen from Paris with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and Thalys from $80 (€73). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Thalys

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 Paris to Essen train.

  • Average Price: $80

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Essen from Paris with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Omio helps you find the perfect Paris - Essen train with Thalys. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to Essen from Paris, Omio shows you Thalys current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Paris to Essen route. You can expect to travel around 273 miles (440 km) between Paris and Essen on a train with Thalys. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Thalys tickets from Paris to Essen starting as low as $158 (€143) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Thalys!

Thalys from Paris to Essen train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 20 min
  • Average Price: $158
  • Thalys frequency: 3 a day

Train tickets from Paris to Essen: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 70 €
2 weeks earlier 58 €21%
3 weeks earlier 55 €27%
1 month before 50 €40%
2 months earlier 57 €23%
3 months earlier 56 €25%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Paris - Essen. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Essen 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 27% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Essen with 2 months in advance you save up to about 23% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 25%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris to Essen

Travel by train to Essen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Essen.
FAQs

Travel by train between Paris, France and Essen, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Essen from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Paris?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 6/29/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Essen from Paris closer to your date of departure here

Return travel from Germany to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Essen?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Essen?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 6/29/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Essen.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Paris to Essen for as low as $80 (€73)  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $112 (€101)  for a train ticket to Essen from Paris.
The Paris to Essen train distance is approximately 273 miles (440 km).
On average the Paris to Essen train time is 4 h 12 min  covering the 273 miles (440 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Essen, you can end your journey in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Essen Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Essen.

If you're looking for trains from Paris to Essen, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys to get you to Essen. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Paris to Essen trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Paris for Essen is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Paris to Essen train departs at 4: 40 AM   and the last train from Paris to Essen leaves at 5: 06 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Paris to Essen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you buy a train ticket from Paris to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $112 (€101) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Paris to Essen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Essen
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Essen.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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