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Travel Information from Paris to Aachen

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £81
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £21 • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £81 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 212 miles (342 km) by coach, flight or train to Aachen from Paris. 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 £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Paris to Aachen.

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FAQs

Travel between Paris, France and Aachen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from France enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Aachen from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Aachen, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 17/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Aachen from Paris.

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Aachen, Germany?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Aachen?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 17/05/2022. 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 Paris from Aachen here.

There are 3 ways to get from Paris to Aachen: coach, flight or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Paris to Aachen. Tickets for a coach cost on average £21.

This is compared to other travel options to Aachen:

A coach is about £60 less than a flight, which costs on average £81 for this trip.

A coach is generally £34 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £55 from Paris to Aachen.

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Aachen 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, taking a coach requires on average 6 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Aachen by train can take on average 2 h 39 min.

The distance from Paris to Aachen is approximately 212 miles (342 km).

The average frequency per day from Paris to Aachen is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Paris to Aachen 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 Paris to Aachen:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Aachen, Wilmersdorferstrasse.
  • Most travellers board their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Aachen Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Aachen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Aachen by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Paris to Aachen for £21 on Omio.
  • Vueling can get you to Aachen by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Vueling from Paris to Aachen for £81 on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Aachen by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Paris to Aachen tickets on Omio for £55.
Your journey from Paris to Aachen doesn't have to end in Aachen. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Cologne, Brussels or Berlin. If you’d like to add Cologne, Brussels or Berlin to your Paris to Aachen trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Aachen today!

When planning your trip to Aachen from Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £21 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £81 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £55 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Aachen from Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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