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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Kempen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Aachen Hbf Thalys
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Willich Anrath Bf Rb33 / ...

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Bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station BlaBlaCar Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Krefeld central bus station 1304

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Train via Brussels  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Willich Anrath Bf Rb

Drive  •  4h 37m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Kempen 498.6 km

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kempen(Niederrhein)

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 21m

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

Paris to Kempen by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Kempen is around 7h 47m and covers a distance of around 544 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 39m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 52m. Operated by Thalys, Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE and others, the Paris to Kempen service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Kempen Hessenring. Typically 16 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 7m
Layover time:
3h 39m
Total time:
7h 47m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 52m
Journey distance:
544 km
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:43
Last service departs at:
17:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Kempen train and bus schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Kempen is to bus, which costs €28 - €55 and takes 8h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Kempen is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 4h 37m.

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The distance between Paris and Kempen is 402 km. The road distance is 498.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Kempen without a car is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs €110 - €240.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Paris to Kempen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to Kempen is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs €110 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €55 and takes 8h 42m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Kempen is 499 km. It takes approximately 4h 37m to drive from Paris to Kempen.

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Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Kempen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Kempen.
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  • Distance: 402.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Kempen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

You can take a train from Paris to Kempen via Aachen Hbf, Willich Anrath Bf, and Willich Anrath Bf in around 4h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Kempen via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord, Brussels-North train station, Krefeld central bus station, and Krefeld Hbf in around 8h 42m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €370
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €340
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €210
Website
Thalys
Standard
€100 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€150 - €210
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 Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€75 - €110
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 Aachen Hbf to Willich Anrath Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Willich Anrath Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Bahn DE
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Kempen(Niederrhein)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
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 Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Krefeld central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Krefeld Hauptbahnhof Süd
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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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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