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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Paris by plane, train, bus, night bus, rideshare or car

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG  •  5h

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

58€ - 256€

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Bus, night bus  •  17h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Frankfurt - Main station Berlin - Central Bus Station > Leipzig > Frankfurt - Main station
  2. Take the night bus from Frankfurt - Main station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Frankfurt - Main station > Frankfurt - Airport > Mannheim > Spicheren Allemagne > Spicheren France > Metz > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine

36€ - 45€

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris Orly  •  4h 56m

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

54€ - 209€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Paris CDG (CDG) TXL - CDG

74€ - 315€

Train to Hamburg, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 35m

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

74€ - 331€

Train  •  9h 8m

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

188€ - 275€

Bus  •  17h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden central station to Paris N1305

52€ - 151€

Rideshare  •  12h 8m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Paris 1044.3 km

63€

Drive  •  9h 22m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Paris Gallieni 1042.4 km

110€ - 170€

Berlin to Paris by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Paris is around 10h 6m and covers a distance of around 1154 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 55m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and TGV inOui, the Berlin to Paris train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Paris l'Est. Typically 26 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is mandatory.

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The most affordable way to get from Berlin to Paris is to bus and night bus, which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 17h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Paris is to fly which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 4h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Paris. However, there are services departing from Berlin - Central Bus Station and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine via Frankfurt - Main station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Paris. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Paris l'Est via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 8m.

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The distance between Berlin and Paris is 878 km. The road distance is 1042.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Paris without a car is to train which takes 9h 8m and costs 180€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Berlin to Paris, including transfers.

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Berlin to Paris bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Paris is to fly which takes 5h and costs 55€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 280€ and takes 9h 8m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 160€ and takes 17h 35m.

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  • Distance: 878 km
  • Duration: 5h

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

Air France, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Berlin to Paris every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Paris via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 9h 8m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 500€
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
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
Flixtrain
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 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Frankfurt - Main station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
Night bus from Frankfurt - Main station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
RegioJet
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 central bus station to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden central station to Paris
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Website
Comati PSG
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Paris
Ave. Duration
12h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
63€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Berlin to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris station.

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Berlin to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Paris is 1042 km. It takes approximately 9h 22m to drive from Berlin to Paris.

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easyJet, KLM, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 2413+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 8€.

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