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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2h 41m

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

$120 - $160

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Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen to Paris Gallieni 820

$23 - $95

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the rideshare from Aachen to Paris 262 miles

$31 - $35

Drive  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from Aachen to Paris 259.5 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4h 4m

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

$121 - $363

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5h 57m

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

$82 - $263

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The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Paris is to rideshare which costs 27€ - 31€ and takes 5h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Paris is to train which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 2h 41m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aachen Central Station station and arriving at Paris-Nord. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 41m.

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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 2h 41m and costs 100€ - 140€.

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The train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord takes 2h 41m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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 2h 41m and costs 100€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 85€ and takes 5h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Paris.
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  • Distance: 214 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

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

Thalys operates a train from Aachen to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 2h 41m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Aachen to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 5h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Aachen Central Station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
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
5h 30m
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
6h 15m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Paris
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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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 4h 6m 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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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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