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The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Cologne to Paris will cost around £ 104 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 85.
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4 h 52 m
5 h 38 m
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|Avg. Train Duration|
5 hours 24 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£50|
|Trains depart from:||Cologne|
|Trains arrive in:||Paris|
|Train Companies:||Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn|
Buy your official Deutsche Bahn, TGV and SNCB train tickets from Cologne to Paris from £50 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.
Find your perfect trip from Cologne to Paris with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables between Cologne and Paris and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Cologne and Paris by DB is 249 miles (402 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Cologne to Paris is £66.
DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Cologne to Paris:
The Thalys is a high-speed railroad company in France connecting the France to the rest of Europe and beyond. Perfect for multi-city train journeys in Europe.
When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 12/06/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Paris as this information can change.
Return travel from France to Germany is: Restricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 12/06/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Paris.
When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Paris, you can end your journey in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Paris.
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