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from Paris to Aachen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Aachen on Jan 24 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est7h58 01:08AMAachen Hbf
3 changes
$1241One-way
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05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est7h58 01:08AMAachen Hbf
3 changes
$1241One-way
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05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est7h33 12:43AMAachen Hbf
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$1331One-way
07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est11h01 06:07AMAachen Hbf
3 changes
$1241One-way
06:25PMParis Orly Airport3h35 10:00PMDusseldorf Airport
1 changes
$2371One-way

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Mon
Jan 24
$124Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$216Air France
Tue
Jan 25
$52Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$154HOP!
Wed
Jan 26
$64Deutsche Bahn
$36Eurolines Germany
$193Air France
Thu
Jan 27
$52Deutsche Bahn
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$118HOP!
Fri
Jan 28
$100Deutsche Bahn
$36Eurolines Germany
$197HOP!
Sat
Jan 29
$70Deutsche Bahn with connection
$26Flixbus
$141Air France
Sun
Jan 30
$38Thalys
$22Flixbus
$126HOP!
Mon
Jan 31
$70Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$193Air France
Tue
Feb 1
$52Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$154HOP!
Wed
Feb 2
$52Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$170Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Feb 3
$52Deutsche Bahn
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$119HOP!
Fri
Feb 4
$52Deutsche Bahn
$36Eurolines Germany
$154HOP!
Sat
Feb 5
$52Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$119HOP!
Sun
Feb 6
$82Deutsche Bahn
$36Eurolines Germany
$119HOP!
Mon
Feb 7
$52Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$100HOP!
Tue
Feb 8
$52Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$100HOP!
Wed
Feb 9
$52Deutsche Bahn
$36Eurolines Germany
$100HOP!
Thu
Feb 10
$38Thalys
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$93HOP!
Fri
Feb 11
$52Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$100HOP!
Sat
Feb 12
$52Deutsche Bahn with connection
Find prices
$99HOP!

Travel Information to Aachen from Paris

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$54 - $99
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $54 (€44) • 2 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $99 (€81) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesHOP! Flixbus or Thalys

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 212 miles (342 km) to Aachen from 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $54 (€44). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are HOP! Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Paris to Aachen.

How to get from Paris to Aachen

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Aachen, 80,20% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Paris to Aachen and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Aachen from Paris?

Travel from Paris, France to Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Aachen from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Aachen, Germany from Paris?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Aachen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/22/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Paris to Aachen closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Germany is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/22/22. 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 Paris from Aachen here.

What are the ways to get from Paris to Aachen?

You can travel between Paris and Aachen 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Aachen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $54 (€44) compared to other travel options to Aachen:

A train is $45 (€37) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Paris to Aachen costing on average $99 (€81).

A train is $7 (€6) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Paris to Aachen costing on average $61 (€50).

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

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

Other travel options to Aachen can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Aachen by bus can take on average 6 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 39 min   on average.

What is the distance between Paris and Aachen?

The distance is approximately 212 miles (342 km) from Paris to Aachen.

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Aachen is:

  • 3 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Paris and Aachen, what are the departure and arrival points in Paris and Aachen?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Aachen, Hauptbahnhof (Bahnhofplatz).
  • Most travelers board their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Paris to Aachen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Paris to Aachen:

  • You can take a flight from Paris to Aachen with HOP! Cheap tickets can be found for $99 (€81) with HOP! From Paris to Aachen.
  • You can take a bus from Paris to Aachen with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $61 (€50) with Flixbus from Paris to Aachen.
  • You can travel by train between Paris and Aachen with Thalys, and you can find Thalys Paris to Aachen tickets for $54 (€44) on Omio.

Is there a direct service between Paris and Aachen?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Thalys with 3 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Aachen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Paris and Aachen.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Paris to Aachen ends?

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

When should I purchase a ticket from Paris to Aachen online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $99 (€81) one way on average for this journey.
  • A bus ticket costs $61 (€50) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $54 (€44) one way on average.

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