Essen to Paris by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 15m
  • Distance
    441 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Essen to Paris by train

Fast trains from Essen to Paris take around 4 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 441 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Essen and Paris.

1. Are there direct trains from Essen to Paris?

Direct trains from Essen to Paris have been found.

We usually find around 12 direct trains on the route from Essen to Paris every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 16 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Essen to Paris?

The Essen to Paris train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Essen to Paris train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Paris is usually scheduled to depart Essen around 05:41 and the last train is around 17:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Essen around 05:01, and the last at 17:49.

When to book Essen to Paris train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Essen to Paris by train.

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Which train companies operate between Essen and Paris?

Thalys is the train company that operates on the route from Essen to Paris.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.