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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris Orly

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Paris Orly (ORY)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Paris

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Paris CDG (CDG)

Train to Hamburg, fly to Paris CDG

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Paris CDG (CDG)

Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Paris Est

Bus via Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2

  1. Take the bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Paris

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Gare Montparnasse is around 9h 51m and covers a distance of around 1231 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 18m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 35m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Gare Montparnasse. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
8h 33m
Layover time:
1h 18m
Total time:
9h 51m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 35m
Journey distance:
1231 km
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
64 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:27
Last service departs at:
21:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse train, subway and walk schedules

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International entry into France from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into France from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • 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)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gare Montparnasse is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gare Montparnasse is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gare Montparnasse is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from France.

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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse is to bus which costs €50 - €120 and takes 18h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse is to fly which costs €50 - €220 and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Montparnasse-Bienvenue via Frankfurt and Gare de l'Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 27m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Gare Montparnasse is 878 km. The road distance is 1051.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse without a car is to train which takes 9h 27m and costs €200 - €300.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse is to fly which takes 5h 2m and costs €50 - €220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €200 - €300 and takes 9h 27m, you could also bus, which costs €50 - €120 and takes 18h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, arrive at Paris Est station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse.
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  • Distance: 878.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Gare Montparnasse, Île-de-France, France?

Air France, easyJet and Transavia France fly from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, and Montparnasse-Bienvenue in around 9h 27m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €290
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €290
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €160
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €280
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €140
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Paris
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse is 1051 km. It takes approximately 9h 33m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Gare Montparnasse.

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Air France, Transavia France and easyJet offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 2403+ hotels available in Gare Montparnasse. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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