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Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 43m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Villach to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Paris CDG (CDG) LJU - CDG

€126 - €384

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Bus  •  16h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Villach Bus Station to Paris N880

€50 - €65

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Train to Klagenfurt, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Klagenfurt Annabichl
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Paris CDG (CDG) KLU - CDG

€97 - €239

Train to Venice, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Treviso Centrale
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Paris CDG (CDG) VCE - CDG

€120 - €315

Shuttle, shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h 3m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Villach to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb Airport
  3. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Paris CDG (CDG) ZAG - CDG

€125 - €454

Train to Venice, fly to Paris Orly  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Treviso Centrale
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Paris Orly (ORY) VCE - ORY

€111 - €358

Night train, train  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Nj / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv

€147 - €246

Train  •  11h 9m

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Rjx / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv

€175 - €282

Bus via Augsburg  •  18h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Villach Central Bus Station to Augsburg P+R Oberhausen Nord Pula - Frankfurt / ...
  2. Take the bus from Augsburg to Paris Gallieni Varna - Strasbourg - Paris

€72 - €111

Drive  •  10h 22m

  1. Drive from Villach to Paris Gallieni 1153.8 km

€120 - €190

Villach to Paris by night train and train

The journey time between Villach and Paris is around 10h 40m and covers a distance of around 1161 km. The fastest journey normally takes 10h 25m. Operated by Nightjet, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) and TGV inOui, the Villach to Paris service departs from Villach Hbf and arrives in Paris l'Est. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 40m
Fastest journey time:
10h 25m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€177
Carbon emissions:
61 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:50
Last service departs at:
01:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Villach to Paris night train and train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Villach to Paris is to bus which costs €50 - €65 and takes 16h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Villach to Paris is to shuttle and fly which costs €120 - €390 and takes 5h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Villach Bus Station station and arriving at Paris. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 16h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Villach to Paris. However, there are services departing from Villach Hbf and arriving at Paris l'Est via Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 7m.

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The distance between Villach and Paris is 895 km. The road distance is 1153.8 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Paris without a car is to night train and train which takes 11h 7m and costs €140 - €250.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Villach to Paris, including transfers.

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Villach to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Villach Bus Station.

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Villach to Paris train services, operated by Nightjet, depart from Villach Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Villach to Paris is to train which takes 11h 9m and costs €170 - €290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €65 and takes 16h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Paris.
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  • Distance: 894.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 43m

What companies run services between Villach, Austria and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Villach to Paris via Salzburg Hbf and Muenchen Hbf in around 11h 9m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Villach Bus Station to Paris 4 times a week. Tickets cost €50 - €65 and the journey takes 16h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €370
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €370
Flights from Klagenfurt to Paris CDG via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €550
Flights from Klagenfurt to Paris CDG via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €550
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Venice to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €350
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €230
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Zagreb to Paris CDG via Split
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €380
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Train operators
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 Villach Hbf to Klagenfurt Annabichl
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Treviso Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Villach Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
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 Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Touristik Kärnten Transfer
Phone
+43 660 9030012
Email
office@touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Website
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Shuttle from Villach to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Schedules at
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Private
€30 - €40
ZUP Prevozi
Phone
+386 (0) 31 30 41 41
Email
info@zup-prevozi.eu
Website
zup-prevozi.eu
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
€120 - €150
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€29 - €260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€29 - €40
Private
€110 - €260
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 Villach Bus Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Villach Central Bus Station to Augsburg P+R Oberhausen Nord
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Book at
Nomago
Economy
€16 - €23
Premium
€19 - €27
Family&friends
€23 - €35
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Augsburg to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Karat-S

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

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

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Villach to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Paris is 1154 km. It takes approximately 10h 22m to drive from Villach to Paris.

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Air France, Transavia Holland, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Villach to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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