Trains from
Paris to Essen Hbf

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Paris to Essen Hbf route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time6h 17m
Trains per day5
Fare range€35-€269

First & last trains

First train departs at05:50
Last train departs at20:55

Fastest journey

Fastest route4h 11m
ChangesDirect

Stations

Origin StationParis
Destination StationEssen Hbf

Train times for Tue 25 Jul

09:05
14:57
Paris
Essen Hbf
5h 52m1 change
10:25
16:12
Paris
Essen Hbf
5h 47m4 changes
11:55
16:31
Paris
Essen Hbf
4h 36mDirect
12:25
17:42
Paris
Essen Hbf
5h 17m2 changes
13:01
18:57
Paris
Essen Hbf
5h 56m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Paris to Essen Hbf start at €78.93 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€78.93
14 days
in advance
€94.37
Avg. single price
On the day
€137.81
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Paris to Essen Hbf?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Paris to Essen Hbf is €35. To buy train tickets from Paris to Essen Hbf 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 Paris to Essen Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Paris and Essen Hbf is 6 hours and 17 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 11 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 19 trains per day travelling from Paris to Essen Hbf. 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 Paris to Essen Hbf?

The first train from Paris to Essen Hbf departs at 05:50. The last train from Paris to Essen Hbf departs at 20:55. 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 Paris and Essen Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Essen Hbf without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Paris to Essen Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Paris?

By train, of course. See trains from Essen Hbf to Paris.

  • *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 Paris to Essen Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/07/2017. 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 02/07/2017 for travel on 26/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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