You can get from Cologne to Paris by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Paris on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus 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 or train|
|Ticket price range||£35 - £65|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £35 • 6 h 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £62 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a coach, flight or train to travel 249 miles (402 km) to Paris from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurowings 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 25/10/2021. 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 restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from France is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 25/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Paris closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 ways to travel from Cologne to Paris including taking a coach, flight or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Paris, which costs on average £35.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:
A coach is about £27 less than a flight, which costs on average £62 for this trip.
A coach is about £29 less than a train, which costs on average £65 for this journey.
The fastest way from Cologne to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.
Other travel options to Paris from Cologne can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Paris by coach can take on average 6 h 55 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 52 min on average.
The distance from Cologne to Paris 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 journey between Cologne and Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight 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:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
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 from Cologne to Paris.
When planning your trip between Cologne and Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.