COMPARE Prices across different modes

Tue
30 Nov
£91Deutsche Bahn with connection
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£178Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
1 Dec
£121Thalys
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£152Swiss
Thu
2 Dec
£42Deutsche Bahn with connection
£12BlaBlaCar Bus
£139HOP!
Fri
3 Dec
£121Thalys
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£139HOP!
Sat
4 Dec
£100Thalys
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£139HOP!
Sun
5 Dec
£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
£20BlaBlaCar Bus
£139HOP!
Mon
6 Dec
£51Deutsche Bahn
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£93HOP!
Tue
7 Dec
£51Deutsche Bahn
£12BlaBlaCar Bus
£107HOP!
Wed
8 Dec
£38Deutsche Bahn
£12BlaBlaCar Bus
£139HOP!
Thu
9 Dec
£38Deutsche Bahn
£12BlaBlaCar Bus
£107HOP!
Fri
10 Dec
£85Thalys
£20BlaBlaCar Bus
£101Air France
Sat
11 Dec
£42Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19BlaBlaCar Bus
£82HOP!
Sun
12 Dec
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£19BlaBlaCar Bus
£93HOP!
Mon
13 Dec
£51Deutsche Bahn
£20BlaBlaCar Bus
£107HOP!
Tue
14 Dec
£47Deutsche Bahn with connection
£12BlaBlaCar Bus
£82HOP!
Wed
15 Dec
£47Deutsche Bahn with connection
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
£90Swiss
Thu
16 Dec
£42Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£93HOP!
Fri
17 Dec
£60Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£82HOP!
Sat
18 Dec
£60Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£82HOP!
Sun
19 Dec
£60Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£82HOP!
Mon
20 Dec
£49Thalys
£19Flixbus
£125KLM

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Train between Paris and Essen with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn

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.

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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 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:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Paris to Essen
    Travel by train to Essen 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 Paris to Essen.
    FAQs
    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Paris to Essen?

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

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

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • 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?

    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 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.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Essen, Germany?

    Return travel from Germany to France is: Partially open.

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

    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 Essen?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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 placed under state quarantine

    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: Mandatory

    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.

    What is the cost of cheap trains between Paris and Essen?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Essen from Paris for as little as £42  in the next 7 days.
    How much does the train from Paris to Essen cost on average?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Paris and Essen is £85  one way.
    What is the distance between Paris and Essen via train?
    You should expect to travel around 273 miles (440 km)  to Essen from Paris by train.
    How long is the train journey between Paris and Essen?
    The train time to Essen from Paris is on average 6 h 48 min  for the 273 miles (440 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Paris and Essen by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    Which train station in Paris goes to Essen? Which train station do I come into Essen from Paris?

    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.

    Where do I find the Paris train station to Essen? Where is the Essen train station?

    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.

    What train companies offer a service to Essen from Paris?
    For the journey from Paris to Essen you can take a train with Thalys, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Paris and Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Can I book a direct train from Paris to Essen?
    Yes, there are 2 direct trains between Paris and Essen per day with Thalys  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
    How many trains are there to Essen from Paris a day?
    On average, there are 2 trains a day from Paris to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When does the first train depart from Paris to Essen? When does the last train depart from Paris to Essen?
    The earliest train departing from Paris to Essen leaves at 05: 39. The last train departing from Paris to Essen leaves at 18: 06. You can find the latest Paris to Essen train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I purchase train tickets to Essen from Paris to score the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to Essen 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 route, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Essen a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Paris
    Essen
    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 Essen.
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    Phone Number
    +33 184943635
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    Ticket Office Hours
    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
    Amenities at station
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    ParkingParking
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    Phone Number
    +33 890640650
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
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    Phone Number
    +33 184943635
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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