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Train  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice / ...

€122 - €212

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Bus  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Leverkusen N1320
  2. Take the bus from Leverkusen to Kassel Kaufungen Papierfabrik 064

€41 - €51

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Train via Düsseldorf  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Duesseldorf Hbf Thalys
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kassel Hbf Re / ...

Drive  •  6h 38m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Hessisch Lichtenau 751.4 km

€80 - €120

Fly to Frankfurt, train, line 4 tram  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  3. Take the line 4 tram from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Hessisch Lichtenau Bürgerhaus

Fly to Hannover, train, line 4 tram  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Hannover (HAJ) CDG - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  3. Take the line 4 tram from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Hessisch Lichtenau Bürgerhaus

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  9h 22m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe

€136 - €298

Fly to Hamburg, train  •  9h 8m

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

€119 - €267

Fly to Nuremberg, train, line 4 tram  •  8h 44m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nuremberg (NUE) CDG - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  3. Take the line 4 tram from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Hessisch Lichtenau Bürgerhaus

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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 Hessisch Lichtenau is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hessisch Lichtenau is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hessisch Lichtenau 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: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Hessisch Lichtenau is to bus which costs €40 - €55 and takes 12h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Hessisch Lichtenau is to drive which takes 6h 38m and costs €80 - €120.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Hessisch Lichtenau. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Hessisch Lichtenau Bürgerhaus via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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The distance between Paris and Hessisch Lichtenau is 587 km. The road distance is 751.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Hessisch Lichtenau without a car is to train which takes 6h 50m and costs €120 - €220.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Paris to Hessisch Lichtenau, including transfers.

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Paris to Hessisch Lichtenau 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 Hessisch Lichtenau is to train which takes 6h 50m and costs €120 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 12h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Paris to Hessisch Lichtenau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Hessisch Lichtenau.
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  • Distance: 586.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Hessisch Lichtenau, Germany?

You can take a train from Paris to Hessisch Lichtenau via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe, and Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe in around 6h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Hessisch Lichtenau via Leverkusen, Kassel Kaufungen Papierfabrik, and Kassel Kaufungen Papierfabrik in around 12h 53m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €340
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €330
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €350
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €75
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €850
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €950
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €240
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €160
Comfort
€130 - €170
Premium
€170 - €240
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kassel Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Kassel Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
KVG Kassel
Phone
0800 3930800
Website
kvg.de
Tram from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Hessisch Lichtenau Bürgerhaus
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
kvg.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 Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leverkusen to Kassel Kaufungen Papierfabrik
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Hessisch Lichtenau is 751 km. It takes approximately 6h 38m to drive from Paris to Hessisch Lichtenau.

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Gulf Air Bahrain, Air France, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Hessisch Lichtenau. 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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