Thalys and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Paris and Essen from £42. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
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 Essen. 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.
When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Paris to Essen, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Travel between Paris, France and Essen, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to Essen before travelling.
Return travel from Germany to France is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 28/11/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Essen.
Some of the Paris train stations to Essen you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Essen include Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Essen Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen Hbf, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.
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