How to get from Essen to Paris by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Essen to Paris is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||273 miles (440 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$52 - $144|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $52 (€45) • 12 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $144 (€126) • 1 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Air France Hop or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 273 miles (440 km) to Paris from Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $52 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Air France Hop or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Essen to Paris.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $26 (€23). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel 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 Essen to Paris travel.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your travel to Paris from Essen: Economy and Business.
You can get from Essen to Paris 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Essen and Paris is a bus with an average price of $52 (€45).
This is compared to other travel options from Essen to Paris:
A bus is $93 (€81) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $144 (€126) from Essen to Paris.
Taking a bus costs $26 (€23) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $78 (€68).
The fastest way to get to Paris from Essen is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.
Other travel options to Paris take longer:
Getting to Paris by bus takes 12 h on average.
Train takes 7 h 55 min on average.
The distance is approximately 273 miles (440 km) from Essen to Paris.
The average frequency per day from Essen to Paris is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Paris from Essen as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Essen to Paris:
The following travel companies offer services from Essen to Paris:
Yes, there are direct services available from Essen to Paris with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Essen to Paris.
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