There are 6 ways to get from Aachen to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord

$120 - $160

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen to Paris Gallieni N79

$23 - $95

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Aachen to Paris 262 miles

$32 - $35

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Paris 259.5 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

$122 - $363

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUS - CDG

$82 - $263

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aachen and arriving at Paris Gallieni. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aachen Central Station station and arriving at Paris-Nord. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Paris is 342 km. The road distance is 415.2 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs .

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The train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord takes 2 h 34 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Aachen to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Aachen station.

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Aachen to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Aachen Central Station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Paris is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Aachen to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Paris.
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  • Distance: 214 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Paris, France?

Thalys operates a train from Aachen to Paris 4 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 34 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Aachen to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$170 - $230
Train from Aachen Central Station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Aachen to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$32 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Aachen to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Paris is 415 km. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Aachen to Paris.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Aachen to Paris train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Aachen to Paris bus tickets online with Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 4974+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Aachen and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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