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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...

€95 - €184

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Bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Stuttgart Airport Busterminal N91 / ...

€21 - €39

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Night bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Stuttgart - Airport BlaBlaCar Bus

€22 - €26

Drive  •  5h 49m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Esslingen (Neckar) 635.2 km

€70 - €110

Fly to Stuttgart  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Stuttgart (STR) CDG - STR

€78 - €280

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 49m

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

€84 - €258

Fly to Munich, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Munich (MUC) CDG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Esslingen(Neckar)

€99 - €323

Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) by train

The train journey time between Paris and Esslingen (Neckar) is around 3h 50m and covers a distance of around 608 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 47m. Operated by TGV inOui, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) train service departs from Paris l'Est and arrives in Esslingen(Neckar). Typically 34 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 50m
Fastest train time:
3h 47m
Train distance:
608 km
Trains per week:
34
Cheapest price:
€95
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:39
Last train departs at:
17:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) train schedules

France → Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Esslingen (Neckar) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Esslingen (Neckar) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Esslingen (Neckar) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Germany.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) is to night bus which costs €21 - €26 and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) is to train which costs €95 - €190 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Esslingen (Neckar). However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Esslingen via Echterdingen Flughafen/Messe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Esslingen (Neckar). However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Esslingen(Neckar) via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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It is 509 km from Paris to Esslingen (Neckar). It is approximately 635.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) without a car is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs €95 - €190.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Paris to Esslingen (Neckar), including transfers.

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Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) is to train which takes 3h 30m and costs €95 - €190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €40 and takes 9h 5m, you could also fly, which costs €75 - €280 and takes 4h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Esslingen (Neckar).
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  • Distance: 508.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Esslingen (Neckar), Germany?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost €90 - €130 and the journey takes 3h 19m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Stuttgart Airport Busterminal twice daily. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 8h 10m. Blablabus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €370
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €340
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Train operators
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Ulm Hbf to Esslingen(Neckar)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €24
Website
Railjet
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 Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Esslingen(Neckar)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Ulm Hbf to Esslingen(Neckar)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Esslingen(Neckar)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Ulm Hbf to Esslingen(Neckar)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Esslingen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Esslingen(Neckar)
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
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 Paris to Stuttgart Airport Busterminal
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Stuttgart - Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Blablabus
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Stuttgart - Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Blablabus

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

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Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stuttgart Airport Busterminal station.

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Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Esslingen (Neckar) is 635 km. It takes approximately 5h 49m to drive from Paris to Esslingen (Neckar).

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

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There are 248+ hotels available in Esslingen (Neckar). Prices start at €87 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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