Need a hotel room in Paris?

Book now

There are 8 ways to get from Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Karlsruhe  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Hildesheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv / ...

€162 - €248

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15h 42m

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

€49 - €104

6 alternative options

Train  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Paris Nord Thalys

€140 - €401

Train, bus  •  13h 7m

  1. Take the train from Hildesheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt - Main station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar Bus

€79 - €118

Drive  •  7h 19m

  1. Drive from Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower 784.8 km

€85 - €130

Train to Hannover, fly  •  5h 38m

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

€108 - €310

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  7h 16m

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

€104 - €364

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h 50m

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

€113 - €264

Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Hildesheim and Eiffel Tower is around 11h 14m and covers a distance of around 976 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 22m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, TGV inOui and others, the Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower service departs from Hildesheim Hbf and arrives in Eiffel Tower. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 14m
Fastest journey time:
7h 22m
Services per week:
19
Cheapest price:
€162
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:50
Last service departs at:
21:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower train, subway and walk schedules

Germany → France
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into France from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Show more details
Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Turkey and Uruguay

Show less

Conditions of entry into France from Germany

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
Show more details
  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, United States and Vatican
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, United States and Vatican
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, United States and Vatican

Show less

Rules to follow in France

1m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Germany.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

Explore travel options

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Eiffel Tower is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Eiffel Tower is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Yes, entry into Germany from France is currently restricted.

Explore options for future travel.

Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower is to bus which costs €45 - €110 and takes 15h 42m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower is to train and fly which costs €100 - €310 and takes 5h 38m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower. However, there are services departing from Hildesheim Hbf and arriving at Iéna via Karlsruhe Hbf, Gare de l'Est and Strasbourg-Saint-Denis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 7m.

More details

The distance between Hildesheim and Eiffel Tower is 653 km. The road distance is 784.8 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower without a car is to train via Karlsruhe which takes 8h 7m and costs €160 - €250.

More details

It takes approximately 8h 7m to get from Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower, including transfers.

More details

Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hildesheim Hbf station.

More details

The best way to get from Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower is to train via Karlsruhe which takes 8h 7m and costs €160 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €110 and takes 15h 42m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Hannover Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

Search flights

Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

More details

Map of how to get from Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 653.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 7m

What companies run services between Hildesheim, Germany and Eiffel Tower, France?

You can take a train from Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower via Karlsruhe Hbf, Paris l'Est, Gare de l'Est, Strasbourg-Saint-Denis, and Iéna in around 8h 7m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover central bus station to Paris once daily. Tickets cost €40 - €50 and the journey takes 13h 5m.

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
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
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
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Paris CDG via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
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
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
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 Hildesheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hildesheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
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 Hildesheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €85
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 Hildesheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hildesheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hildesheim Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
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
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€90 - €110
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hanover central station to Dortmund central station
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Website
Thalys
Standard
€120 - €180
Comfort
€140 - €190
Premium
€190 - €270
Erixx
Phone
05191/ 96944-250
Website
erixx.de
Train from Hildesheim Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erixx
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 Hildesheim Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
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 Frankfurt - Main station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Blablabus
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 Hanover central bus station to Paris
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower is 785 km. It takes approximately 7h 19m to drive from Hildesheim to Eiffel Tower.

Get driving directions

Air France, Swiss, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Hannover Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

Search flights

There are 2400+ hotels available in Eiffel Tower. Prices start at €75 per night.

More details