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Train Information from Paris to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€51)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Paris to Gelsenkirchen cover the 279 miles (450 km) long route taking on average 9 h with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £42, but the average price of train tickets is £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

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Trains from Paris to Gelsenkirchen
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Gelsenkirchen, Germany if I'm coming from Paris, France by train?

Travel between Paris, France and Gelsenkirchen, 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Gelsenkirchen, 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 26/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Gelsenkirchen before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Gelsenkirchen to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Germany?

Reentry to 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 Gelsenkirchen?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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

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

Last verified on 26/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Gelsenkirchen to Paris train here.

What is the price of the cheapest train between Paris and Gelsenkirchen?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Paris and Gelsenkirchen for as low as £42  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Paris to Gelsenkirchen?
The Paris to Gelsenkirchen train ticket price is on average £45  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is it from Paris to Gelsenkirchen by train?
You should expect to travel around 279 miles (450 km)  to Gelsenkirchen from Paris by train.
How many hours does it take from Paris to Gelsenkirchen by train?
The Paris to Gelsenkirchen train duration is on average 9 h, which is to be expected when travelling 279 miles (450 km) to Gelsenkirchen from Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Paris to Gelsenkirchen, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Gelsenkirchen do I arrive in?

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Gelsenkirchen, you can end your journey in train stations like Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Gelsenkirchen Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Paris to go to Gelsenkirchen? Where is the train station in Gelsenkirchen located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris.

The most popular arrival train station, Gelsenkirchen Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Gelsenkirchen.

When can I take the first train from Paris to Gelsenkirchen? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Paris to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 06: 08   and the last train for this leaves at 18: 06. Omio shows you the latest train from Paris to Gelsenkirchen times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I purchase Paris to Gelsenkirchen train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket to Gelsenkirchen from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £45 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Paris to Gelsenkirchen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Gelsenkirchen
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 Gelsenkirchen.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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