You can get from Cologne to Paris by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Paris on 29 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||249 miles (402 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £4 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 249 miles (402 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Cologne and Paris. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Cologne to Paris.
Travel from Cologne, Germany to Paris, France is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Paris from Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Cologne, Germany from France is: Fully open.
Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Cologne from Paris here.
There are 4 ways to travel between Cologne and Paris including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way from Cologne to Paris is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Paris:
A ferry is generally £40 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £40 from Cologne to Paris.
A ferry is about £4 less than a flight, which costs on average £4 for this journey.
A ferry is generally £127 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £127 from Cologne to Paris.
The quickest way to travel from Cologne to Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h on average.
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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 22 min of travel time.
The Cologne to Paris distance is approximately 249 miles (402 km).
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Paris is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Cologne and Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cologne to Paris:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Paris with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Cologne and Paris.
When planning your trip between Cologne and Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Paris from Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.