Paris to Aachen train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Aachen

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£106

Average

£106

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.

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09:55Paris Gare du Nord2h40 12:35Aachen Hbf
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£1061One-way

Train schedule Paris to Aachen

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Fastest train times from Paris to Aachen

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 40 m

Average

2 h 40 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

343 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Paris for Aachen every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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09:55Paris Gare du Nord2h40 12:35Aachen Hbf
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£1061One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Aachen

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£85 (€95)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Paris to Aachen cover the 212 miles (342 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 39 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £68, but the average price of train tickets is £85. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

Train providers: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn trains Paris to Aachen

Thalys and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Paris to Aachen from £68. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your train between Paris and Aachen. 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 toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: £68

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

If you're looking for cheap Thalys tickets from Paris to Aachen, check out Omio! With one-way Paris to Aachen train ticket prices starting as low as £106 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Aachen from Paris by showing you the latest Thalys offers, train timetables and tickets for this 212 miles (342 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with Thalys. If you search for Thalys tickets between Paris and Aachen in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Aachen from Paris on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Thalys so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Paris to Aachen train information with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 46 min
  • Average Price: £106
  • Thalys frequency: 1 a day


Thalys trains from Paris to Aachen

The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Paris to Aachen on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

By booking your train from Paris to Aachen with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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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 Tips: Trains from Paris to Aachen

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FAQs

Travel between Paris, France and Aachen, Germany by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from France?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 24/06/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Aachen from Paris before travelling.

Return travel from Germany to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Aachen?

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

Last checked on 24/06/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Aachen.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Aachen from Paris for as low as £68  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Aachen train price to come in at an average of £85  one way.
The Paris to Aachen train distance is approximately 212 miles (342 km).
On average the Paris to Aachen train time is 2 h 39 min  covering the 212 miles (342 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in Paris to start your journey from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. In Aachen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Aachen Hbf, Aachen West and Aachen-Rothe Erde.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre of Paris.

The most popular arrival train station, Aachen Hbf, is located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre of Aachen.

For the route from Paris to Aachen you can take a train with Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Aachen from Paris on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day to Aachen from Paris, and you can find a direct train for this route with Thalys  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Paris to Aachen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Paris to Aachen leaves at 05: 55. The last train departing from Paris to Aachen leaves at 18: 04. You can find the latest Paris to Aachen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Aachen from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £85 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Aachen a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Aachen
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Aachen.
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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+33 890640650
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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ParkingParking
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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ParkingParking
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+33 892353535
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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ParkingParking
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+33 892353535
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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ParkingParking
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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