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Take the train from Paris to Flensburg in 9 hours 50 minutes

If you want to travel from Paris to Flensburg by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Paris to Flensburg by train to take around 12 hours 51 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 9 hours 50 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 16 trains per day running on this route, which spans 818 km. You'll have to make 2 changes along the way on your journey to Flensburg. TGV, Thalys or ICE are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Paris to Flensburg start from $48.58 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Paris to Flensburg by train

It takes an average of 12h 51m to travel from Paris to Flensburg by train, over a distance of around 508 miles (818 km). There are normally 16 trains per day traveling from Paris to Flensburg and tickets for this journey start from $48.58 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 50m
PriceFrom $48.58
Distance508 miles (818 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
First train06:13
Last train20:55
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationFlensburg
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Thalys, Flixbus, Union Ivkoni (Bus), ÖBB

Paris to Flensburg train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Flensburg for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:54 18:40 10h 46m, 3 changes
08:55 19:40 10h 45m, 2 changes
09:25 20:40 11h 15m, 3 changes
10:55 21:40 10h 45m, 2 changes
12:55 22:45 9h 50m, 2 changes
13:22 00:48 11h 26m, 5 changes
16:10 04:37 12h 27m, 4 changes
16:10 05:42 13h 32m, 3 changes
18:07 08:40 14h 33m, 2 changes
18:58 10:40 15h 42m, 3 changes

TGV, SNCF, Thalys and Deutsche Bahn trains from Paris to Flensburg

You can travel from Paris to Flensburg on TGV, SNCF, Thalys and Deutsche Bahn 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.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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).

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

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.

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Flensburg

The price of train tickets from Paris to Flensburg starts at $48.58 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 Paris to Flensburg 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 Paris to Flensburg

Want to know more about your journey from Paris to Flensburg? 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 Paris to Flensburg take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Flensburg is 12 hours and 51 minutes, with around 16 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 Paris and Flensburg by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Flensburg is 9 hours and 50 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Flensburg cost?

Train tickets from Paris to Flensburg can start from as little as $48.58 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 Paris to Flensburg?

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

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

The first train from Paris to Flensburg leaves at 06:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris to Flensburg leaves at 20:55. 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 Paris and Flensburg by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Flensburg cover a distance of around 508 miles (818 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Flensburg for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. 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 11/29/2022 for travel on 11/29/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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