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

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Train  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Gernsbach Mitte S8 / ...

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Karlsruhe Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy > Reims > Metz > Strasbourg > Pont de l'Europe - France > Pont de l'Europe - Allemagne > Karlsruhe > Stuttgart - Airport > Munich - Bus station

€18 - €22

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Bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Baden-Baden N880

€26 - €35

Drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Gernsbach 543.8 km

€60 - €90

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Stuttgart (STR) CDG - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Gernsbach Mitte

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Gernsbach Mitte

Fly to Basel, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Baden-Baden

€113 - €320

Paris to Gernsbach by train

The train journey time between Paris and Gernsbach is around 5h 44m and covers a distance of around 554 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 42m. Operated by TGV inOui, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH, the Paris to Gernsbach train service departs from Paris l'Est and arrives in Gernsbach Mitte. Typically 31 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 44m
Fastest train time:
3h 42m
Trains per week:
31
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:08
Last train departs at:
17:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Gernsbach train schedules

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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gernsbach is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Gernsbach is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Gernsbach is to night bus which costs €18 - €22 and takes 8h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Gernsbach is to drive. Taking this option will cost €60 - €90 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Gernsbach. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Gernsbach Rathaus via Baden-Baden Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Gernsbach. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Gernsbach Mitte via Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between Paris and Gernsbach is 438 km. The road distance is 543.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Gernsbach without a car is to train which takes 3h 44m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Paris to Gernsbach, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Gernsbach train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Gernsbach is to train which takes 3h 44m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €35 and takes 8h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Gernsbach.
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  • Distance: 438.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 44m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Gernsbach via Karlsruhe Hbf and Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof in around 3h 44m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Baden-Baden 4 times a week. Tickets cost €26 - €35 and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €140
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €240
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Gernsbach Mitte
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Abellio
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€26 - €40
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 Basel Sbb to Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €35
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
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €22
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 Gernsbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Baden-Baden station.

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Paris to Gernsbach train services, operated by Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH, arrive at Gernsbach Mitte station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Gernsbach is 544 km. It takes approximately 5h 1m to drive from Paris to Gernsbach.

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

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There are 103+ hotels available in Gernsbach. 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 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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