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Travel Information to Paris from Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $168
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $42 (€35) • 11 h 36 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $168 (€140) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesHOP! Eurolines Germany or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 279 miles (450 km) to Paris from Gelsenkirchen. 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 $42 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are HOP! Eurolines Germany or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Gelsenkirchen to Paris.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Paris, France if I’m coming from Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

International travel from Gelsenkirchen, 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 Gelsenkirchen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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 placed under state 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 12/7/21; 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 from Gelsenkirchen to Paris.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return to Gelsenkirchen, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Gelsenkirchen from Paris restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Gelsenkirchen from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 12/7/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Gelsenkirchen from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Gelsenkirchen to Paris?

You can travel from Gelsenkirchen to Paris 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Gelsenkirchen to Paris?

The cheapest way to travel to Paris from Gelsenkirchen is by taking a bus with an average price of $42 (€35).

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

Taking a bus is about $126 (€105) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $168 (€140) for this trip.

Taking a bus is about $45 (€38) less than taking a train, which costs on average $87 (€73) for this journey.

What is the fastest way from Gelsenkirchen to Paris?

The fastest way to get to Paris from Gelsenkirchen is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Paris by bus can take on average 11 h 36 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 13 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Gelsenkirchen to Paris would I travel?

The distance from Gelsenkirchen to Paris is approximately 279 miles (450 km).

How many services a day are there between Gelsenkirchen and Paris?

The average frequency per day from Gelsenkirchen to Paris is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Gelsenkirchen to Paris depart from Gelsenkirchen, ZOB to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travelers board their train from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Gelsenkirchen to Paris?

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

  • HOP! Can take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for HOP! From Gelsenkirchen to Paris for $168 (€140).
  • Eurolines Germany can get you to Paris by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Eurolines Germany from Gelsenkirchen to Paris for $42 (€35) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Paris by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Gelsenkirchen to Paris for $87 (€73) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Paris from Gelsenkirchen?
Your trip from Gelsenkirchen 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 Gelsenkirchen to Paris tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Paris from Gelsenkirchen online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Gelsenkirchen to Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost $168 (€140) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $42 (€35) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $87 (€73) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Gelsenkirchen to Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.