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Travel Information to Paris from Gießen

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $127
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $40 (€33) • 14 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $127 (€104) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 304 miles (491 km) by bus, flight or train between Gießen and Paris. 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 $40 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Gießen to Paris.

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Travel from Gießen to Paris
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Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Paris from Gießen?

International travel from Gießen, 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 Gießen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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 10/27/21; 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 between Gießen and Paris.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Gießen, Germany from Paris, France due to COVID-19?

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

Is my journey back to Gießen 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 Gießen from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Gießen, 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 10/27/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Gießen from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Gießen to Paris?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Paris from Gießen. You can take a bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Paris from Gießen is by taking a bus, which costs on average $40 (€33).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A bus is generally $87 (€71) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $127 (€104) from Gießen to Paris.

Taking a bus is usually $17 (€14) less than taking a train to Paris, which costs on average $57 (€47) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Gießen to Paris?

The quickest way to travel from Gießen to Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 14 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 54 min.

What is the distance from Gießen to Paris?

The distance from Gießen to Paris is approximately 304 miles (491 km).

How many services a day are there to Paris from Gießen?

The average frequency per day from Gießen to Paris is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Gießen? Where do I arrive in Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Gießen to Paris:

  • Buses from Gießen to Paris most often leave from Gießen, Mathematikum and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Trains from Gießen to Paris most often leave from Gießen and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can get me from Gießen to Paris?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Gießen to Paris tickets on Omio for $40 (€33).
  • Lufthansa can get you to Paris by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Gießen to Paris for $127 (€104) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Paris by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Gießen to Paris for $57 (€47).
Where should I go next after I travel to Paris from Gießen?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Gießen to Paris often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Gießen and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Paris from Gießen online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Gießen 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 $40 (€33) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $127 (€104) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $57 (€47) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Gießen 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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