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

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Train  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord Thalys

113€ - 277€

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Bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Bonn UN Campus to Paris N1320

25€ - 31€

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Night train, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the night train from Bonn Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Nj
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy Tgv

80€ - 105€

Drive  •  4h 37m

  1. Drive from Bonn to Paris Gallieni 502.2 km

55€ - 80€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5h 16m

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

70€ - 236€

Fly from Cologne Bonn  •  7h

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Paris CDG (CDG) CGN - CDG

108€ - 178€

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris CDG (CDG) FRA - CDG

82€ - 223€

Train to Luxembourg, fly  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Roodt
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Paris CDG (CDG) LUX - CDG

127€ - 326€

Train to Brussels, fly  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

121€ - 396€

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The cheapest way to get from Bonn to Paris is to bus which costs 25€ - 31€ and takes 6h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Bonn to Paris is to drive which takes 4h 37m and costs 55€ - 80€.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bonn UN Campus and arriving at Paris. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bonn to Paris. However, there are services departing from Bonn Hbf and arriving at Paris Nord via Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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The distance between Bonn and Paris is 399 km. The road distance is 502.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bonn to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs 110€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Bonn to Paris, including transfers.

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Bonn to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bonn UN Campus station.

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Bonn to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bonn to Paris is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs 110€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 31€ and takes 6h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 7h.

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Map of how to get from Bonn to Paris.
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  • Distance: 399.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

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

Thalys operates a train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord 3 times a day. Tickets cost 110€ - 230€ and the journey takes 3h 22m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bonn UN Campus to Paris 5 times a week. Tickets cost 25€ - 31€ and the journey takes 6h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 340€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 400€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Luxembourg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 180€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 190€
Flights from Luxembourg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 180€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 440€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1100€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Bonn Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 26€
Website
Nightjet
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
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 Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Roodt
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
National Express Rail
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 Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bonn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
27€ - 40€
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 Bonn UN Campus to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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