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from Erfurt to Paris

You can get from Erfurt to Paris by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Erfurt to Paris on Jan 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:30AMErfurt Hbf6h35 06:05PMParis Gare de l'Est
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11:41PMErfurt Hbf10h10 09:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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02:17PMErfurt Hbf6h24 08:41PMParis Gare de l'Est
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10:17AMErfurt Hbf6h37 04:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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03:30PMErfurt Hbf6h35 10:05PMParis Gare de l'Est
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Travel Information between Erfurt and Paris

distanceDistance412 miles (664 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$36 - $64
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $36 (€30) • 10 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $64 (€53) • 6 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 412 miles (664 km) by bus or train to Paris from Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Erfurt to Paris.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Erfurt to Paris

Travel to Paris 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 Erfurt to Paris.

Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Erfurt and Paris?

International travel from Erfurt, Germany to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if traveling from Erfurt?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/18/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Erfurt and Paris.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Erfurt, Germany from Paris, France?

Return travel to Erfurt, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from France?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from France?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Erfurt, Germany was last verified on 1/18/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Erfurt from Paris.

How do I reach Paris from Erfurt?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Paris from Erfurt. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Erfurt to Paris?

The cheapest way to travel between Erfurt and Paris is by taking a bus with an average price of $36 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A bus is $28 (€23) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Erfurt to Paris costing on average $64 (€53).

What is the quickest way to get from Erfurt to Paris?

The fastest way to get to Paris from Erfurt is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 14 min.

Other travel options to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h 50 min   of travel time.

How far is Paris from Erfurt?

The distance is approximately 412 miles (664 km) from Erfurt to Paris.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Erfurt to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Erfurt to Paris is:

  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Erfurt to Paris as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Erfurt to Paris, what are the departure and arrival points in Erfurt and Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Erfurt to Paris:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Erfurt to Paris depart from Erfurt Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon.

Which travel companies can take me from Erfurt to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Erfurt to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Paris by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Erfurt to Paris tickets on Omio for $36 (€30).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Erfurt to Paris tickets on Omio for $64 (€53).

Can I find a direct route from Erfurt to Paris?

Yes, there are direct routes from Erfurt to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 5 direct trains per day to take to Paris with.

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 trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Erfurt to Paris?

Your trip from Erfurt to Paris doesn't have to end in Paris. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add London, Barcelona or Amsterdam to your Erfurt to Paris tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!

When should I book a ticket from Erfurt to Paris online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Erfurt to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $36 (€30) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $64 (€53) one way.

But we recommend booking Erfurt to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.