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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Nürburgring by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Saarbruecken Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Cochem(Mosel) Re

200€ - 268€

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Bus  •  12h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Cologne South N1153

127€ - 163€

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Train via Luxembourg  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Metz Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Cochem(Mosel) Re

210€ - 332€

Train #2  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf Thalys
  2. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Ahrbrueck Rb / ...

176€ - 310€

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Nürburgring 501.2 km

55€ - 80€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train, taxi  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Remagen
  3. Take the train from Remagen to Ahrbrueck
  4. Take a taxi from Ahrbrueck to Nürburgring

143€ - 320€

Fly to Frankfurt, train, taxi  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Andernach to Monreal
  4. Take a taxi from Monreal to Nürburgring

144€ - 362€

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Luxembourg (LUX) CDG - LUX
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Cochem(Mosel)

184€ - 391€

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) CDG - CGN
  2. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Ahrbrueck

169€ - 260€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nürburgring is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Nürburgring is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Nürburgring is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Nürburgring is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 39m.

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The distance between Paris and Nürburgring is 370 km. The road distance is 501.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nürburgring without a car is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs 200€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Paris to Nürburgring, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nürburgring is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs 200€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 170€ and takes 12h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Nürburgring is 501 km. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Paris to Nürburgring.

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

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There are 71+ hotels available in Nürburgring. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 369.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Nürburgring, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany?

You can take a train from Paris to Nürburgring via Saarbruecken Hbf and Cochem(Mosel) in around 5h 5m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Cologne South 3 times a week. Tickets cost 27€ - 35€ and the journey takes 9h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 340€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 400€
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne Bonn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 180€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 310€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne Bonn via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 180€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne Bonn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 420€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
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 Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Remagen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
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 Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Paris l'Est to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 70€
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
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 Saarbruecken Hbf to Cochem(Mosel)
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Ahrbrueck
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Remagen to Ahrbrueck
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Andernach to Monreal
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Paris-Est to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 23€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Remagen
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
National Express Rail
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Remagen
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Remagen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 27€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
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 Cologne South
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ahrbrueck to Nürburgring
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Taxi Gross
Phone
+49 2641/912191
Website
taxi-gross.de
Are-taxi GmbH
Phone
+49 2641/2333
Website
are-taxi.de

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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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