There are 10 ways to get from Erfurt to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 8m

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

140€ - 224€

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Train, bus  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt to Darmstadt, Darmstadt central station Flx10
  2. Take the bus from Darmstadt Hbf to Paris

40€ - 84€

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Bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Erfurt to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N1305

40€ - 50€

Drive  •  7h 26m

  1. Drive from Erfurt to Paris Gallieni 821.9 km

100€ - 150€

Train to Leipzig, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Paris CDG (CDG) LEJ - CDG

105€ - 638€

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Paris CDG (CDG) NUE - CDG

122€ - 636€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris CDG (CDG) FRA - CDG

117€ - 389€

Train, train to Hannover, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 20m

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

107€ - 462€

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Berlin Hbf
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Paris CDG (CDG) TXL - CDG

67€ - 251€

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Paris Orly  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Berlin Hbf
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Paris Orly (ORY) TXL - ORY

68€ - 254€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Erfurt to Paris is to bus which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 10h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Erfurt to Paris is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 650€ and takes 5h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Erfurt and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart six times a week, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Erfurt to Paris. However, there are services departing from Erfurt Hbf and arriving at Paris l'Est via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 8m.

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The distance between Erfurt and Paris is 664 km. The road distance is 821.9 km.

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The best way to get from Erfurt to Paris without a car is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs 140€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from Erfurt to Paris, including transfers.

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Erfurt to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Erfurt station.

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

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The best way to get from Erfurt to Paris is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs 140€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 10h 50m.

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  • Distance: 664.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 8m

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

You can take a train from Erfurt to Paris via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 7h 8m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Erfurt to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 6 times a week. Tickets cost 40€ - 50€ and the journey takes 10h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 500€
Flights from Leipzig to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 500€
Flights from Leipzig to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Flights from Leipzig to Paris CDG via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 500€
Flights from Leipzig to Paris CDG via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 500€
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 1400€
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 1400€
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 380€
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris Orly via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 900€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 430€
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 1100€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris Orly via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 1500€
Flights from Hannover to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3400€ - 7000€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
220€ - 750€
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 Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
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 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Erfurt to Darmstadt, Darmstadt central station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Erfurt, Erfurt central station to Halle
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Erfurt, Erfurt central station to Berlin, Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Flixtrain
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 Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Abellio
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Halle
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Erfurt to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Darmstadt Hbf to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
24€ - 65€
Website
eurolines.de
Low
24€
High
30€

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Paris CDG Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Erfurt to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Erfurt 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 Erfurt to Paris is 822 km. It takes approximately 7h 26m to drive from Erfurt to Paris.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Erfurt to Paris train tickets online with Omio, Omio and two other operators.

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Book your Erfurt to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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