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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Vänersborg by plane, train, bus, night bus, car or car train

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Fly from Paris CDG, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Gothenburg (GOT) CDG - GOT
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Vänersborg central

809 kr - 1693 kr

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Fly from Paris Orly, train  •  9h 24m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Gothenburg (GOT) ORY - GOT
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Vänersborg central

771 kr - 1527 kr

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Train, bus  •  22h 54m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Schiphol Airport
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Copenhagen central train station
  3. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Vänersborg central Tåg

1991 kr - 3440 kr

Train, bus via Bremen  •  23h 27m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Dortmund Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bremen central train station to Gothenburg 173
  4. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Vänersborg central Tåg

2014 kr - 4051 kr

Night bus, bus  •  27h 22m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris to Bremen central train station N71
  2. Take the bus from Bremen central train station to Gothenburg 173
  3. Take the bus from Göteborg Centralstation to Trollhättan Centralstation

883 kr - 1082 kr

Train  •  27h 43m

  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 central train station to Berlin central station
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Malmö Centralstation
  5. Take the train from Malmö C to Göteborg C 029
  6. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Vänersborg central Tåg

2181 kr - 4083 kr

Drive  •  16h

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Vänersborg 1745.4 km

2000 kr - 3000 kr

Drive, car train  •  25h 28m

  1. Drive from Paris to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Vänersborg

Paris to Vänersborg by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Paris and Vänersborg is around 23h 17m and covers a distance of around 1875 km. The fastest journey normally takes 22h 21m. Operated by Thalys, FlixBus, Öresundståg and others, the Paris to Vänersborg service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Vänersborg central. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23h 17m
Fastest journey time:
22h 21m
Journey distance:
1875 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
1991 kr
Carbon emissions:
168 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:22
Last service departs at:
16:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Vänersborg train, bus and walk schedules

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  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vänersborg is 11313.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vänersborg is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Vänersborg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11313.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Vänersborg is to fly and train which costs €75 - €160 and takes 9h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Vänersborg is to fly and train which takes 6h 33m and costs €80 - €170.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Vänersborg. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Vänersborg torget via Bremen central train station, Göteborg Centralstation and Trollhättan resecentrum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Vänersborg. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Vänersborg central via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Aachen central train station, Berlin Hbf, Malmö C and Göteborg Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 43m.

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The distance between Paris and Vänersborg is 1244 km. The road distance is 1745.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Vänersborg without a car is to train and bus which takes 22h 54m and costs €190 - €350.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m to get from Paris to Vänersborg, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Vänersborg train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Vänersborg.
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  • Distance: 1243.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 33m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Vänersborg, Sweden?

You can take a train from Paris to Vänersborg via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Aachen central train station, Berlin central station, Berlin Hbf, Malmö C, Göteborg C, and Göteborg Central in around 27h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1400 kr - 3200 kr
Flights from Paris CDG to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 3200 kr
Flights from Paris Orly to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 6000 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Gothenburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500 kr - 4000 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Gothenburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3600 kr
Flights from Paris Orly to Gothenburg via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4500 kr
Flights from Paris Orly to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 6000 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kr - 2700 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Gothenburg via Zadar
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
270 kr - 1500 kr
Flights from Paris Orly to Gothenburg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
280 kr - 1500 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Gothenburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 5000 kr
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Gothenburg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 2700 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Gothenburg via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
700 kr - 2500 kr
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
1000 kr - 2200 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
1000 kr - 1500 kr
Comfort
1200 kr - 1600 kr
Premium
1600 kr - 2200 kr
Train from Paris Nord to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1200 kr - 2700 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
1200 kr - 1800 kr
Comfort
1400 kr - 1900 kr
Premium
1900 kr - 2700 kr
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
750 kr - 1600 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
750 kr - 1100 kr
Comfort
900 kr - 1200 kr
Premium
1100 kr - 1600 kr
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
550 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
550 kr - 750 kr
Comfort
650 kr - 900 kr
Premium
750 kr - 1100 kr
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
370 kr - 550 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Malmö C to Göteborg C
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
340 kr - 480 kr
Website
Öresundståg
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 Dortmund Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
450 kr - 650 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
330 kr - 460 kr
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 Dortmund Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
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 Dortmund Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
650 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Dortmund Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
250 kr - 350 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Aachen central train station to Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
320 kr - 390 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hbf to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
330 kr - 400 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
310 kr - 420 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
330 kr - 420 kr
2nd Class Ticket
310 kr - 370 kr
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
440 kr - 550 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bremen central train station to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
370 kr - 450 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Paris to Bremen central train station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
370 kr - 460 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Bus from Göteborg Centralstation to Trollhättan Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kr - 130 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)

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Paris to Vänersborg bus services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Trollhättan Centralstation.

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Paris to Vänersborg train services, operated by Vasttrafik, arrive at Vänersborg central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Vänersborg is 1745 km. It takes approximately 16h to drive from Paris to Vänersborg.

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British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Vänersborg. Prices start at 750 kr SEK 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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