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There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Merano by train, 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  •  12h 37m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Zuerich Hb Tgv
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf Rjx / ...
  3. Take the train from Brennero Brenner to Merano Meran Re

184€ - 307€

Cheapest option

Fly Paris CDG to Venice, train  •  10h 14m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Venice (VCE) CDG - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Bozen

62€ - 317€

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Bus  •  17h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Bergamo N729
  2. Take the bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Merano

99€ - 132€

Bus via Munich  •  20h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Munich Central Bus Station Paris - Strasbourg - Varna
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Meran 095

73€ - 98€

Drive  •  9h 49m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Merano 1009.6 km

120€ - 180€

Fly Paris CDG to Munich, train  •  10h 27m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Munich (MUC) CDG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Bolzano Bozen

95€ - 217€

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  10h 13m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CDG - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Milan Centrale Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bolzano Bozen

69€ - 263€

Fly Paris Orly to Venice, train  •  10h

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Venice (VCE) ORY - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Bozen

78€ - 391€

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Linate, train  •  10h 50m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Linate (LIN) CDG - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Bozen

66€ - 357€

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate, train  •  10h 41m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Bozen

67€ - 371€

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  12h 41m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Brennero Brenner to Merano Meran

152€ - 389€

Paris to Merano by trains

The train journey time between Paris and Merano is around 16h 28m and covers a distance of around 1043 km. The fastest train normally takes 11h 22m. Operated by TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Austrian Railways (ÖBB) and others, the Paris to Merano train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Merano Meran. Typically 20 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
16h 28m
Fastest train time:
11h 22m
Trains per week:
20
Cheapest price:
184€
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:19
Last train departs at:
18:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Merano train 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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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Merano is 1500.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Merano is to bus via Munich which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 20h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Merano is to drive which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 9h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Merano. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Merano via Orio al Serio Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Merano. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Merano Meran via Zuerich Hb, Innsbruck Hbf and Brennero Brenner. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 37m.

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The distance between Paris and Merano is 701 km. The road distance is 1009.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Merano without a car is to train which takes 12h 37m and costs 180€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 12h 37m to get from Paris to Merano, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Merano train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Merano is to train which takes 12h 37m and costs 180€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 17h 39m.

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  • Distance: 701.4 km
  • Duration: 12h 37m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Merano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy?

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Merano via Zuerich Hb, Innsbruck Hbf, and Brennero Brenner in around 12h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Merano via Bergamo and Orio al Serio Airport in around 17h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 450€
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 450€
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 240€
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 650€
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 260€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 220€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 390€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 460€
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 220€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 300€
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 Gare De Lyon to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
95€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
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 Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brennero Brenner to Merano Meran
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 21€
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 Brennero Brenner to Merano Meran
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 28€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Muenchen Ost to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Milano Centrale to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
23€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 60€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
Train from Milano Lambrate to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Mestre to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 18€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Train from Verona to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
16€ - 23€
Smart Low Cost
14€ - 20€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Lambrate to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Trenord
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 Bergamo
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Meran
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Munich Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Karat-S
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 to Milan Centrale Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport T1 to Milan Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Paris to Merano bus services, operated by Alto Adige Bus, arrive at Merano station.

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Paris to Merano train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Merano Meran station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Merano is 1010 km. It takes approximately 9h 49m to drive from Paris to Merano.

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Swiss, KLM, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 198+ hotels available in Merano. 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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