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Traveling from Bayreuth to Paris by train

Looking to travel from Bayreuth to Paris by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 10 hours 40 minutes to travel from Bayreuth to Paris by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 7 hours 36 minutes though. You'll usually find 17 trains per day running along the 679 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes during the journey to Paris, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You'll be traveling with TGV, Thalys or ICE on your way to Paris, as these are the main rail operators on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Bayreuth to Paris start from $56.97 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Paris by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Bayreuth to Paris by train

It takes an average of 10h 40m to travel from Bayreuth to Paris by train, over a distance of around 422 miles (679 km). There are normally 17 trains per day traveling from Bayreuth to Paris and tickets for this journey start from $56.97 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

7h 36m


679 miles (422 km)


17 trains per day


2 changes


From $56.97

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, SNCF, Flixbus, Thalys, BlaBlaCar Bus, Union Ivkoni (Bus)

Bayreuth to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bayreuth to Paris for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:29 17:05 7h 36m, 2 changes
10:03 18:08 8h 5m, 3 changes
10:03 19:05 9h 2m, 2 changes
10:15 19:05 8h 50m, 3 changes
12:03 19:41 7h 38m, 3 changes
13:29 21:05 7h 36m, 2 changes
14:03 21:52 7h 49m, 2 changes
15:29 06:50 15h 21m, 4 changes
15:29 07:50 16h 21m, 3 changes
16:03 07:35 15h 32m, 4 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and SNCF trains from Bayreuth to Paris

You can travel from Bayreuth to Paris on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

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An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Bayreuth to Paris

The price of train tickets from Bayreuth to Paris starts at $56.97 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bayreuth to Paris by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Bayreuth to Paris

Want to know more about your journey from Bayreuth to Paris? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bayreuth to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Bayreuth and Paris is 10 hours and 40 minutes, with around 17 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bayreuth and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bayreuth to Paris is 7 hours and 36 minutes.

How much does the train from Bayreuth to Paris cost?

Train tickets from Bayreuth to Paris can start from as little as $56.97 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bayreuth to Paris?

No, there are no direct train services from Bayreuth to Paris. Travelling from Bayreuth to Paris by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Bayreuth to Paris leave?

The first train from Bayreuth to Paris leaves at 06:24. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bayreuth to Paris leave?

The last train from Bayreuth to Paris leaves at 22:27. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bayreuth and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Bayreuth to Paris cover a distance of around 422 miles (679 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bayreuth to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/31/2023. 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 03/22/2023 for travel on 03/22/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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