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.
The average ticket from Paris to Essen will cost around $ 192 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 152.
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6 h 39 m
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It's difficult to get from Paris to Essen without transferring at least once.
|Distance||273 miles (440 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 53 min|
|Average train ticket price||$117 (€95)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Thalys, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Paris to Essen cover the 273 miles (440 km) long route taking on average 6 h 53 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $117 (€95), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $84 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Essen Hbf.
You can travel by train from Paris to Essen with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $84 (€68). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Paris to Essen with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Find cheap tickets for Thalys trains from Paris to Essen on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Paris to Essen train schedule from Thalys, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 273 miles (440 km) trip between Paris and Essen, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Paris to Essen in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Thalys trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the Thalys train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Essen from Paris and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Paris to Essen with Thalys!
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets from Paris to Essen due to the coronavirus:
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:
Travel by train between Paris, France and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 10/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Paris and Essen closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Essen is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.
Some of the Paris train stations to Essen you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Essen include Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Essen Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Essen.
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