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

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Train via Saarbrücken  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...

80€ - 115€

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Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Trier central train station to Saarbrücken bus station N11
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Paris N1305 / ...

19€ - 34€

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Luxembourg Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Thionville to Paris l'Est Tgv

66€ - 152€

Rideshare  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the rideshare from Trier to Paris 419.6 km

22€ - 35€

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Trier to Paris Gallieni 416.9 km

45€ - 70€

Fly  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Paris CDG (CDG) LUX - CDG

75€ - 209€

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The cheapest way to get from Trier to Paris is to bus which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 6h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Trier to Paris is to drive. Taking this option will cost 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trier station to Paris. However, there are services departing from Trier central train station and arriving at Paris via Saarbrücken bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Trier to Paris. However, there are services departing from Trier Hbf and arriving at Paris l'Est via Saarbruecken Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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The distance between Trier and Paris is 327 km. The road distance is 416.9 km.

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The best way to get from Trier to Paris without a car is to train via Saarbrücken which takes 4h 19m and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Trier to Paris, including transfers.

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Trier to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trier central train station.

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Trier to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Trier Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Trier to Paris is to train via Saarbrücken which takes 4h 19m and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 6h 50m, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 210€ and takes 4h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Trier to Paris.
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  • Distance: 326.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 19m

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

You can take a train from Trier to Paris via Saarbruecken Hbf in around 4h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trier to Paris Bercy via Saarbrücken bus station in around 6h 50m.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Train operators
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 Trier Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Trier Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
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 Saarbruecken Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
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 Saarbruecken Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Thionville to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 75€
1st Class
65€ - 75€
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 Trier Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Trier central train station to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse to Paris, Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
RegioJet
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 Saarbrücken to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Trier to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Trier to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris station.

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Trier to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trier to Paris is 417 km. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Trier to Paris.

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Luxair offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Trier to Paris train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 9695+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Trier and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Trier to Luxembourg Airport is to bus which takes 54 min and costs .

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