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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Passau by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Passau Hbf Re

153€ - 210€

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Night bus, train  •  14h 42m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Munich - Bus station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy > Reims > Metz > Strasbourg > Pont de l'Europe - France > Pont de l'Europe - Allemagne > Karlsruhe > Stuttgart - Airport > Munich - Bus station
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Passau Hbf Re

55€ - 76€

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Train via Stuttgart  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Passau Hbf Ice / ...

142€ - 294€

Bus  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Nuremberg central bus station 109
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Passau Train Station Luxembourg - Varna

71€ - 94€

Drive  •  8h 15m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Passau 955.8 km

100€ - 160€

Fly Paris CDG to Munich, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Munich (MUC) CDG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Passau Hbf

83€ - 197€

Fly Paris CDG to Linz, train  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Linz (LNZ) CDG - LNZ
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf

114€ - 538€

Fly Paris Orly to Munich, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Munich (MUC) ORY - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Passau Hbf

114€ - 171€

Fly Paris CDG to Nuremberg, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nuremberg (NUE) CDG - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Passau Hbf

113€ - 382€

Fly Paris CDG to Frankfurt, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Passau Hbf

143€ - 333€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Passau is to night bus and train which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 14h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Passau is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 180€ and takes 7h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Passau station. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Passau Train Station via Nuremberg Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Passau. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Passau Hbf via Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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The distance between Paris and Passau is 813 km. The road distance is 955.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Passau without a car is to train which takes 8h 45m and costs 150€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 8h 45m to get from Paris to Passau, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Passau train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Passau is to train which takes 8h 45m and costs 150€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 95€ and takes 14h 30m.

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  • Distance: 812.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 45m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Passau, Germany?

You can take a train from Paris to Passau via Muenchen Hbf in around 8h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Bercy to Passau via Nuremberg Central Bus Station in around 14h 30m.

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 Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Flights from Paris CDG to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 450€
Flights from Paris Orly to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
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 Orly to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 310€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
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€
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
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 Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
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 Muenchen Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.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 Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Linz to Passau
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Passau Train Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Karat-S
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
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Blablabus

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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 Passau bus services, operated by Karat-S, arrive at Passau Train Station.

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Paris to Passau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Passau Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Passau is 956 km. It takes approximately 8h 15m to drive from Paris to Passau.

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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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