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from Paris to Essen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Essen on Oct 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMParis11h00 08:00PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$431One-way
Cheapest
09:00AMParis11h00 08:00PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$431One-way
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10:10AMParis11h18 09:28PMEssen
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$431One-way
09:25AMParis10h35 08:00PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$561One-way
10:20PMParis11h00 09:20AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$741One-way

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Fri
Oct 22
$152Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43BlaBlaCar Bus
$276Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 23
$127Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$330HOP!
Sun
Oct 24
$152Deutsche Bahn with connection
$42BlaBlaCar Bus
$406HOP!
Mon
Oct 25
$90Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$301HOP!
Tue
Oct 26
$90Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$245Air France
Wed
Oct 27
$84Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$330HOP!
Thu
Oct 28
$84Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$173HOP!
Fri
Oct 29
$72Deutsche Bahn
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$173HOP!
Sat
Oct 30
$84Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$130HOP!
Sun
Oct 31
$65Deutsche Bahn
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$130HOP!
Mon
Nov 1
$90Deutsche Bahn
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$86Eurowings
Tue
Nov 2
$72Deutsche Bahn
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$130HOP!
Thu
Nov 4
$65Deutsche Bahn with connection
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$95HOP!
Fri
Nov 5
$119Thalys
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$95HOP!
Sat
Nov 6
$78Deutsche Bahn with connection
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$95HOP!
Sun
Nov 7
$90Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$95HOP!
Mon
Nov 8
$65Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$114HOP!
Tue
Nov 9
$53Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$95HOP!
Wed
Nov 10
Find prices
$31Flixbus
$86Eurowings

Travel Information to Essen from Paris

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $170
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€25) • 9 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $170 (€136) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 273 miles (440 km) to Essen from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Paris to Essen.

How to get from Paris to Essen

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Essen, 56,82% 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 Essen 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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