Trains from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 55m
Fare range€29-€218
Distance403km
Train operatorsALSA, Thalys
First & last trains
First train departs at03:49
Last train departs at18:43
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 00m
Changes3 changes
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationParis Gare de Lyon

Train times for Tue 30 Jan

08:44
12:05
Köln Hbf
Paris Gare de Lyon
4h 05m3 changes
09:43
11:35
Köln Hbf
Paris Gare de Lyon
4h 58m5 changes
09:48
10:45
Köln Hbf
Paris Gare de Lyon
5h 28m7 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon start at €94.67 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€94.67
1 day
in advance
€151.72
Avg. single price
On the day
€164.33
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon is €29. To buy train tickets from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Paris Gare de Lyon is 4 hours and 55 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 0 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 21 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon departs at 03:49. The last train from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon departs at 18:43. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Köln Hbf and Paris Gare de Lyon?

No, it is not possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon without having to change trains. To travel from Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon will require a minimum of 3 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Köln Hbf.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Paris Gare de Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 30/01/2018. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 25/10/2017 for travel on 31/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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