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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum by train, bus, night 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.

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Train  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf Thalys
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...

€142 - €360

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris to Hamburg central bus station N71

€45 - €55

7 alternative options

Train via Brussels  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...

€145 - €415

Bus  •  18h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Hanover central bus station N1320 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hanover central bus station to Hamburg central bus station N33 / ...

€53 - €65

Drive  •  8h 1m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum 919.2 km

€100 - €150

Fly Paris CDG to Hamburg, train, line 31 bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Hamburg (HAM) CDG - HAM
  2. Take the train from Berliner Tor to Bergedorf
  3. Take the line 31 bus from Bf. Bergedorf to Grünhof, Steinberg

€74 - €181

Fly Paris Orly to Hamburg  •  9h 32m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Hamburg (HAM) ORY - HAM

€90 - €195

Fly Paris CDG to Bremen, train  •  9h 2m

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

€99 - €358

Fly Paris CDG to Hannover, train, line 8800 bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Hannover (HAJ) CDG - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Lueneburg
  3. Take the line 8800 bus from Lauenburg, ZOB to Tesperhude, Hudehof

€106 - €321

Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Paris and Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum is around 13h 4m and covers a distance of around 990 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 16m. Operated by Thalys, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
13h 4m
Fastest journey time:
9h 16m
Journey distance:
990 km
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€142
Carbon emissions:
54 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:55
Last service departs at:
17:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum train, bus and walk schedules

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Conditions of entry into Germany from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from France.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 31 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum is to night bus which costs €45 - €55 and takes 14h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum is to fly and train and line 31 bus which costs €70 - €190 and takes 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Grünhof, Steinberg via Hanover central bus station and Hauptbahnhof/ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 5m.

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The distance between Paris and Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum is 757 km. The road distance is 919.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum without a car is to train which takes 9h 55m and costs €140 - €360.

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It takes approximately 9h 55m to get from Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum, including transfers.

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Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum is to train which takes 9h 55m and costs €140 - €360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €65 and takes 18h 5m, you could also fly, which costs €85 - €200 and takes 9h 32m.

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

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Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hamburg central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum.
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  • Distance: 756.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 55m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum, Germany?

You can take a train from Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum via Duisburg Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, Hauptbahnhof/ZOB, and Grünhof, Steinberg in around 9h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum via Hanover central bus station, Hamburg central bus station, Hauptbahnhof/ZOB, and Grünhof, Steinberg in around 18h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €1000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Monastir
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€260 - €600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€120 - €250
Website
Thalys
Standard
€120 - €170
Comfort
€130 - €180
Premium
€180 - €250
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
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 Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Lueneburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €45
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 Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Lueneburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Cologne central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Bremen central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
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 Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Berliner Tor to Bergedorf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
HVV
Train from Hannover Hbf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
HVV
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Train from Hannover Hbf to Lueneburg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
metronom
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
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 Hannover Hbf to Lueneburg
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
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 Paris to Hanover central bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hanover central bus station to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Paris to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from Bf. Bergedorf to Grünhof, Steinberg
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
HVV
Bus from Lauenburg, ZOB to Tesperhude, Hudehof
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
HVV

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum is 919 km. It takes approximately 8h 1m to drive from Paris to Geesthacht, Helmholtz-Zentrum.

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Eurowings, Luxair, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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