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Travel Information from Paris to Aachen

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $254
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $48 (€41) • 9 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $254 (€218) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Thalys

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 212 miles (342 km) between Paris and Aachen. 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 $48 (€41). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, HOP! Or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight 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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International travel from Paris, France to Aachen, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Aachen if traveling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Aachen, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23; 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 to Aachen from Paris.

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Paris from Aachen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/24/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Aachen closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Aachen: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Paris and Aachen is by taking a bus with an average price of $48 (€41).

This is compared to other travel options to Aachen:

Taking a bus is about $206 (€177) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $254 (€218) for this journey.

A bus is generally $98 (€84) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $146 (€125) from Paris to Aachen.

The quickest way to travel to Aachen from Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Aachen by train can take on average 2 h 42 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Aachen is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • 10 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Aachen at Aachen, Wilmersdorferstrasse.
  • Trains mostly depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Aachen by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Paris to Aachen tickets on Omio for $48 (€41).
  • HOP! Can get you to Aachen by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with HOP! From Paris to Aachen for $254 (€218) on Omio.
  • Thalys can get you to Aachen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Thalys from Paris to Aachen for $146 (€125) on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You'll find 4 direct trains per day with Thalys.

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 to Aachen from Paris.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Aachen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Brussels, Berlin or Cologne. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Aachen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Aachen and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $48 (€41) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $254 (€218) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $146 (€125) one way.

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.

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