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There are 10 ways to get from Braunschweig to Paris by train, bus and ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 45m

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

€155 - €240

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Bus  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Brunswick central station to Hanover central bus station N1325
  2. Take the bus from Hanover central bus station to Paris N1320 / ...

€47 - €58

8 alternative options

Train via Cologne  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from Braunschweig Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord Thalys

€176 - €331

Train, bus and ferry  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the train from Braunschweig Hbf to Porta Westfalica Re
  2. Take the train from Porta Westfalica to Duisburg Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Duisburg to Brussels
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy Tgv

€108 - €140

Drive  •  7h 27m

  1. Drive from Braunschweig to Paris Gallieni 822.8 km

€90 - €140

Train to Hannover, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Paris CDG (CDG) HAJ - CDG

€100 - €311

Train, train to Hamburg, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 58m

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

€96 - €365

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Braunschweig Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris CDG (CDG) FRA - CDG

€117 - €270

Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Braunschweig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Paris CDG (CDG) BER - CDG

€106 - €335

Train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Paris Orly  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Braunschweig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Paris Orly (ORY) BER - ORY

€102 - €308

Braunschweig to Paris by train

The train journey time between Braunschweig and Paris is around 9h 12m and covers a distance of around 942 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 19m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and TGV inOui, the Braunschweig to Paris train service departs from Braunschweig Hbf and arrives in Paris l'Est. Typically 27 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
9h 12m
Fastest train time:
7h 19m
Trains per week:
27
Cheapest price:
€155
Carbon emissions:
49 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:28
Last train departs at:
21:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Braunschweig to Paris train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Braunschweig to Paris is to bus which costs €45 - €60 and takes 15h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Braunschweig to Paris is to train and fly which costs €95 - €320 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Braunschweig station to Paris. However, there are services departing from Brunswick central station and arriving at Paris via Hanover central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Braunschweig to Paris. However, there are services departing from Braunschweig Hbf and arriving at Paris l'Est via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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The distance between Braunschweig and Paris is 690 km. The road distance is 822.8 km.

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The best way to get from Braunschweig to Paris without a car is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs €150 - €240.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Braunschweig to Paris, including transfers.

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Braunschweig to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brunswick central station.

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

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The best way to get from Braunschweig to Paris is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs €150 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 15h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Braunschweig to Paris.
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  • Distance: 690.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 45m

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

You can take a train from Braunschweig to Paris via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 7h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Braunschweig to Paris Bercy via Hanover central bus station in around 15h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €500
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €160
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€130 - €1000
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €290
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
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 - €220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €380
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 Braunschweig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €90
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
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Braunschweig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Porta Westfalica
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Porta Westfalica to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
National Express Rail
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 Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
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 Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
metronom
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
HVV
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Duisburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Brunswick central station to Hanover central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hanover central bus station to Paris
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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