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from Paris to Gießen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Gießen on Sep 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est4h44 08:03PMGiessen
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$891One-way
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03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est4h44 08:03PMGiessen
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$891One-way
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est4h57 02:03PMGiessen
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01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est5h11 06:58PMGiessen
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10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est5h17 04:03PMGiessen
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Travel Information to Gießen from Paris

distanceDistance304 miles (491 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $69
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€28) • 12 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $69 (€55) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 304 miles (491 km) by bus, flight or train to Gießen 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 $35 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Gießen.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Gießen, Germany if I’m coming from Paris, France?

Travel between Paris, France and Gießen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from France enter Germany?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Gießen from Paris?

Conditions of entry 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Gießen, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/19/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Gießen from Paris.

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

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

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Gießen, 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 Gießen?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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 9/19/21. 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 Gießen here.

How do I get from Paris to Gießen?

There are 3 travel options from Paris to Gießen: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Gießen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $35 (€28) compared to other travel options to Gießen:

Taking a bus is usually $34 (€27) less than taking a flight to Gießen, which costs on average $69 (€55) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $17 (€14) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $52 (€42) from Paris to Gießen.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Gießen?

The fastest way from Paris to Gießen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Gießen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Gießen by train can take on average 4 h 55 min.

What is the distance from Paris to Gießen?

Gießen is approximately 304 miles (491 km) away from Paris.

How many services a day are there between Paris and Gießen?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Gießen is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Paris to Gießen depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Gießen, Mathematikum.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Gießen.
Which travel operators can get me to Gießen from Paris?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Gießen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Paris to Gießen tickets on Omio for $35 (€28).
  • Eurowings can take you to Gießen by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Eurowings from Paris to Gießen for $69 (€55).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Gießen by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Paris to Gießen tickets on Omio for $52 (€42).
Is there a direct service to Gießen from Paris?

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

  • You'll find 5 direct trains per day with.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Paris to Gießen?
Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Gießen? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Gießen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Hamburg. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Hamburg from Gießen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between Paris and Gießen online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $35 (€28) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $69 (€55) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $52 (€42) one way on average for this route.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Gießen
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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