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Travel Information from Paris to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $89
fastestFastest modeFlight • $89 (€79) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 279 miles (450 km) by bus, flight or train between Paris and Gelsenkirchen. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Gelsenkirchen.

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FAQs

International travel from Paris, France to Gelsenkirchen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What measures do I need to follow in Gelsenkirchen, 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 5/28/22; 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 Gelsenkirchen from Paris.

Return travel to Paris, France from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Germany?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 5/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Gelsenkirchen.

There are 3 ways to get from Paris to Gelsenkirchen: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Gelsenkirchen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€18) compared to other travel options to Gelsenkirchen:

Taking a bus is usually $68 (€62) less than taking a flight to Gelsenkirchen, which costs on average $89 (€79) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $28 (€25) less than taking a train, which costs on average $48 (€43) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Gelsenkirchen 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:

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In comparison, getting to Gelsenkirchen by train can take on average 7 h 2 min.

Gelsenkirchen is approximately 279 miles (450 km) away from Paris.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Gelsenkirchen is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Gelsenkirchen, Hiberniastraße.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Paris to Gelsenkirchen depart from Paris Gare de Lyon to Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Gelsenkirchen by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Gelsenkirchen for $20 (€18).
  • Travel with HOP! To go to Gelsenkirchen by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find HOP! Paris to Gelsenkirchen tickets on Omio for $89 (€79).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Gelsenkirchen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Paris to Gelsenkirchen tickets on Omio for $48 (€43).
Many of our customers traveling from Paris to Gelsenkirchen don't make Gelsenkirchen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Gelsenkirchen are Berlin, Hamburg or Cologne, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Gelsenkirchen to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $20 (€18) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $89 (€79) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $48 (€43) one way on average.

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

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