There are 7 ways to get from Gießen to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 38m

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

101€ - 192€

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Bus  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Wetzlar to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N780

33€ - 44€

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the train from Giessen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Darmstadt Hbf to Paris

40€ - 167€

Drive  •  5h 45m

  1. Drive from Gießen to Paris Gallieni 630.7 km

75€ - 120€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 2m

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

83€ - 357€

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

  1. Take the train from Giessen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris Orly (ORY) FRA - ORY

84€ - 400€

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Giessen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Paris CDG (CDG) STR - CDG

97€ - 343€

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The cheapest way to get from Gießen to Paris is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Gießen to Paris is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 360€ and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gießen to Paris. However, there are services departing from Giessen and arriving at Paris l'Est via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 38m.

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The distance between Gießen and Paris is 493 km. The road distance is 630.7 km.

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The best way to get from Gießen to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5h 38m and costs 100€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Gießen to Paris, including transfers.

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Gießen to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Giessen station.

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The best way to get from Gießen to Paris is to train which takes 5h 38m and costs 100€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from Gießen to Paris.
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  • Distance: 493.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 38m

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

You can take a train from Gießen to Paris via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 5h 38m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Wetzlar to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 5 times a week. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 9h 30m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 450€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Paris CDG, Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 4800€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 4800€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 1100€
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 1100€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 490€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 700€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 550€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
390€ - 900€
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Train operators
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 Giessen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Giessen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Giessen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
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 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Railjet
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Wetzlar to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
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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Yes, the driving distance between Gießen to Paris is 631 km. It takes approximately 5h 45m to drive from Gießen to Paris.

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