You can get from Cologne to Paris by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Paris on Dec 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||249 miles (402 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$5 - $74|
|Fastest mode||Train • $74 (€68) • 3 h 21 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 249 miles (402 km) to Paris from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Paris.
Travel from Cologne, Germany to Paris, France is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Paris from Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Cologne, Germany from France is: Unrestricted.
Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Cologne from Paris here.
There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Paris: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Paris from Cologne is by taking a flight, which costs on average $5 (€5).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:
A flight is generally $60 (€55) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $66 (€60) from Cologne to Paris.
Taking a flight is usually $69 (€63) less than taking a train to Paris, which costs on average $74 (€68) for the same trip.
The fastest way from Cologne to Paris is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 21 min.
There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 30 min.
In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min of travel time.
Paris is approximately 249 miles (402 km) away from Cologne.
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Paris is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Cologne and Paris as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Paris:
Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Paris:
Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Paris with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
Before traveling from Cologne to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Cologne to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
Here are some other resources that might have the information you need