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Fly  •  9h 54m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Kaliningrad (KGD) CDG - KGD

RUB 10601 - RUB 27808

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Bus  •  28h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Bonn UN Campus N1320
  2. Take the bus from Bonn to Kaliningrad Bus station

RUB 6052 - RUB 8187

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Train, bus via Berlin  •  20h 48m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Gdansk Glowny Ec
  4. Take the bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad Bus station

RUB 22689 - RUB 33334

Train, bus  •  24h 40m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Dortmund Hbf Thalys
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund to Kaliningrad Bus station

RUB 14986 - RUB 29032

Train, bus via Brussels  •  26h 5m

  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 Buetzow Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Buetzow to Szczecin Glowny Re
  5. Take the train from Szczecin Glowny to Elblag Ic
  6. Take the bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad Bus station

RUB 24571 - RUB 46428

Train, bus #2  •  28h 3m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the bus from Brussels to Gdańsk
  3. Take the bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad Bus station

RUB 11781 - RUB 20608

Drive  •  16h 10m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Kaliningrad 1726.6 km

RUB 17000 - RUB 25000

Paris to Kaliningrad by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Kaliningrad is around 30h 22m and covers a distance of around 1947 km. The fastest journey normally takes 30h 22m. Operated by TGV inOui, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Paris to Kaliningrad service departs from Paris l'Est and arrives in Kaliningrad Bus station. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
30h 22m
Fastest journey time:
30h 22m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
RUB 22689
Carbon emissions:
114 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:43
Last service departs at:
17:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Kaliningrad train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Kaliningrad is to bus which costs €65 - €95 and takes 28h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Kaliningrad is to fly which costs €110 - €320 and takes 9h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Kaliningrad station. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Kaliningrad Bus station via Bonn Heussallee/Museumsmeile and Bonn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 9m.

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The distance between Paris and Kaliningrad is 1403 km. The road distance is 1726.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Kaliningrad without a car is to train and bus via Berlin which takes 20h 48m and costs €250 - €380.

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It takes approximately 9h 54m to get from Paris to Kaliningrad, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Kaliningrad is to fly which takes 9h 54m and costs €110 - €320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €65 - €95 and takes 28h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Kaliningrad Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 30m and has one stopover.

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Paris to Kaliningrad bus services, operated by Kaliningrad Avtovokzal, arrive at Kaliningrad Bus station.

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  • Distance: 1402.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 54m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Kaliningrad, Russia?

LOT, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Paris to Kaliningrad 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Kaliningrad via Bonn UN Campus, Bonn Heussallee/Museumsmeile, Bonn Hbf, and Bonn in around 28h 9m.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Paris CDG to Kaliningrad via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 13000 - RUB 36000
Flights from Paris CDG to Kaliningrad via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 36000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Kaliningrad via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 27000
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Paris CDG to Kaliningrad via Minsk
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 19000 - RUB 28000
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Paris CDG to Kaliningrad via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 38000
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
RUB 7500 - RUB 10000
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
RUB 7500 - RUB 8500
1st Class
RUB 8000 - RUB 10000
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
RUB 8000 - RUB 11000
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 15000
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 3900 - RUB 5500
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Buetzow
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 9500 - RUB 14000
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 10000 - RUB 14000
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Buetzow
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RUB 9500 - RUB 13000
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 Berlin Ostbahnhof to Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 4600 - RUB 6500
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
RUB 11000 - RUB 24000
Website
Thalys
Standard
RUB 11000 - RUB 16000
Comfort
RUB 12000 - RUB 17000
Premium
RUB 17000 - RUB 24000
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RUB 7000 - RUB 14000
Website
Thalys
Standard
RUB 7000 - RUB 9500
Comfort
RUB 8000 - RUB 11000
Premium
RUB 10000 - RUB 14000
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 5500 - RUB 12000
Website
Thalys
Standard
RUB 5500 - RUB 8000
Comfort
RUB 7000 - RUB 9000
Premium
RUB 8000 - RUB 12000
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 Buetzow to Szczecin Glowny
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 2700 - RUB 3900
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Szczecin Glowny to Elblag
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 1000 - RUB 2000
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
RUB 1000 - RUB 1300
1st Class
RUB 1500 - RUB 2000
Bus operators
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Phone
+7 (4012) 64-36-35
Email
info@avl39.ru
Website
avl39.ru
Bus from Gdańsk Główny to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RUB 600 - RUB 850
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Bus from Dortmund to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 3500 - RUB 5500
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Bus from Elbląg to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 450 - RUB 650
Schedules at
avl39.ru
Bus from Bonn to Kaliningrad Bus station
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RUB 3800 - RUB 5500
Schedules at
avl39.ru
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 Bonn UN Campus
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 2200 - RUB 2700
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Kaliningrad is 1727 km. It takes approximately 16h 10m to drive from Paris to Kaliningrad.

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Pobeda Airlines LLC, LOT, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Kaliningrad Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Kaliningrad. Prices start at RUB 7500 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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