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Overview: Train from Essen to Paris

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or TGV

Trains from Essen to Paris cover the 273 miles (440 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 17 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or TGV. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £28, but the average price of train tickets is £60. Travellers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train providers: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn trains Essen to Paris

For as little as £28 you can travel by train to Paris from Essen with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Paris from Essen with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Book your Thalys Essen to Paris train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Thalys up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Essen to Paris routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Paris from Essen is 273 miles (440 km), and the best price for a one-way Essen - Paris Thalys train ticket starts at £28 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Thalys ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Thalys!

Train information from Essen to Paris with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 7 min
  • Average Price: £28
  • Thalys frequency: 2 a day

When you buy your Thalys train tickets from Essen to Paris don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips: Trains from Essen to Paris

Travel by train to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Essen to Paris.
FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Essen to Paris?

Travel between Essen, Germany and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Essen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 18/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Paris from Essen as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Essen, Germany from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Essen, Germany from Paris is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Essen from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Paris?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 18/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Essen from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Essen to Paris?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Paris from Essen for as little as £28  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Essen to Paris?

The Essen to Paris train ticket price is on average £60  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.

What is the distance by train from Essen to Paris?

The distance between Essen and Paris by train is approximately 273 miles (440 km).

How long is the train journey between Essen and Paris?

The train time from Essen to Paris is on average 4 h 17 min  for the 273 miles (440 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Essen to Paris by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Essen to Paris, which train station in Essen do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Essen and Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. Your journey can end in train stations such as Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Essen Hbf   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the Essen train station located? Where is the Paris train station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Essen Hbf and need to travel around 0.3 miles (517 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Paris most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies offer a service to Paris from Essen?

For the best Essen to Paris train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or TGV. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Essen to Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services per day are there to Paris from Essen?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Essen to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Essen to Paris? When is the last train from Essen to Paris?

The first train from Essen to Paris leaves at 04: 41   and the last train for this leaves at 16: 48. Omio shows you the latest train from Essen to Paris timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Essen and Paris for the best deals?

If you book Essen to Paris train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £60. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Essen to Paris. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Essen
Paris
Essen Hbf is the most popular Essen railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Essen for your journey to Paris.