How to travel from Essen to Paris

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from Essen to Paris

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

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bus

To get from Essen to Paris on Aug 14 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit10h35 08:35PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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10:00AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit10h35 08:35PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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581One-way
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09:00PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit10h35 07:35AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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801One-way
03:43PMEssen Hbf4h22 08:05PMParis Gare du Nord
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1431One-way
04:49PMEssen Hbf6h03 10:52PMParis Gare de l'Est
1 transfer
1231One-way

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Travel Information to Paris from Essen

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $205
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€30) • 9 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $205 (€190) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry 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 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Essen to Paris.

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FAQs

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

Can travelers from Germany enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from Essen?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 8/8/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Essen and Paris.

The current restriction level for returning to Essen, Germany from France is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Essen, Germany from Paris, France?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Essen from Paris?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Essen, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. 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 Essen from Paris here.

There are 4 travel options from Essen to Paris: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Essen to Paris is by taking a bus with an average price of $32 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

Taking a bus is usually $173 (€160) less than taking a flight to Paris, which costs on average $205 (€190) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $79 (€73) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $111 (€103) from Essen to Paris.

The fastest way from Essen to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 16 min   on average.

Paris is approximately 273 miles (440 km) away from Essen.

The average frequency per day from Essen to Paris is:

  • 4 buses per day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Essen and Paris as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travelers take a train from Essen Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Paris by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Essen to Paris for $32 (€30) on Omio.
  • Travel with HOP! For flights to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for HOP! Essen to Paris tickets on Omio for $205 (€190).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Paris by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Paris for $111 (€103) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Essen to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can take a direct train with with 2 direct trains per day.

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 between Essen and Paris.

Many of our customers traveling from Essen to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Paris are London, Barcelona or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $32 (€30) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $205 (€190) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $111 (€103) one way on average.

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

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