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

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Train  •  11h

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale) Re
  4. Take the train from Saalfeld(Saale) to Blankenstein(Saale) Re

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Fly Paris CDG to Nuremberg, train  •  9h 30m

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

105€ - 352€

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Bus  •  15h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Jena bus station N1305
  2. Take the bus from Jena, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof 820

Night bus, train  •  15h 16m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Frankfurt - Main station
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale) Re
  4. Take the train from Saalfeld(Saale) to Blankenstein(Saale) Re

Drive  •  7h 45m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Blankenstein 884.1 km

95€ - 150€

Fly Paris CDG to Frankfurt, train  •  11h 16m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
  4. Take the train from Saalfeld(Saale) to Blankenstein(Saale)

Fly Paris CDG to Munich, train  •  11h 35m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Munich (MUC) CDG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Regensburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Marktredwitz
  4. Take the train from Marktredwitz to Bad Steben

Fly Paris CDG to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  11h 3m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) CDG - BER
  2. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
  4. Take the train from Saalfeld(Saale) to Blankenstein(Saale)

Fly Paris Orly to Munich, train  •  11h 26m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Munich (MUC) ORY - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Regensburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Marktredwitz
  4. Take the train from Marktredwitz to Bad Steben

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blankenstein is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Blankenstein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Blankenstein is 1.5 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Blankenstein is to drive, which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 7h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Blankenstein is to drive which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 7h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Blankenstein. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Blankenstein, Wartehalle via Jena, Busbahnhof and Schleiz, Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Blankenstein. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Blankenstein(Saale) via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Erfurt Hbf and Saalfeld(Saale). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h.

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The distance between Paris and Blankenstein is 694 km. The road distance is 884.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Blankenstein without a car is to train which takes 11h and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h to get from Paris to Blankenstein, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Blankenstein train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Blankenstein is to train which takes 11h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15h 58m.

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  • Distance: 694.1 km
  • Duration: 11h

What companies run services between Paris, France and Blankenstein, Thuringia, Germany?

You can take a train from Paris to Blankenstein via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Erfurt Hbf, and Saalfeld(Saale) in around 11h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Blankenstein via Jena, Busbahnhof and Schleiz, Busbahnhof in around 15h 58m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 410€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 390€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 390€
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Paris Orly to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Paris Orly to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 390€
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 390€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
95€ - 500€
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 Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erfurter Bahn
Train from Saalfeld(Saale) to Blankenstein(Saale)
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Erfurter Bahn
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Kaulsdorf(Saale)
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Marktredwitz
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Marktredwitz
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Marktredwitz to Bad Steben
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
agilis.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 Paris to Jena bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Kombus
Phone
03671 / 5251999
Email
service@kombus-online.de
Website
kombus-online.eu
Bus from Jena, Busbahnhof to Schleiz, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Kombus
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
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Frankfurt - Main station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Blablabus

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

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Paris to Blankenstein bus services, operated by Kombus, arrive at Schleiz, Busbahnhof station.

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Paris to Blankenstein train services, operated by Erfurter Bahn, arrive at Blankenstein(Saale) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Blankenstein is 884 km. It takes approximately 7h 45m to drive from Paris to Blankenstein.

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

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There are 19+ hotels available in Blankenstein. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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