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Travelling from Berlin to Paris by train

On 1st October 2023, Thalys became Eurostar. Thalys' red trains will stay the same, including the classes and services available on board, but every Thalys train now displays the Eurostar name and logo. 

➡️ Head to our dedicated Eurostar page for more information.

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

The train from Berlin to Paris usually takes 11 hours, 19 minutes, but can take 8 hours, 10 minutes on the fastest services. You'll need to make at least one change along the way during your journey, travelling with either Eurostar, SNCF or Deutsche Bahn – they all provide comfy and spacious seats for you to sit back and relax as you travel through the continent.

Your route may give you the chance to see up to three more German cities along the way, so your adventurous spirit will be well stoked for climbing the Eiffel Tower, exploring the Louvre and dining on delicious haute cuisine!

Ready to book? Start a search for cheap train tickets from Berlin to Paris in our Journey Planner at the top of the page, or keep reading for money-saving tips and FAQs.

Berlin to Paris by train

It takes an average of 11h 22m to travel from Berlin to Paris by train, over a distance of around 545 miles (877 km). There are normally 21 trains per day travelling from Berlin to Paris and tickets for this journey start from £44.08 when you book in advance.

First train

00:22

Last train

22:56

Departure station

Berlin

Arrival station

Paris

Journey time

From 8h 9m

Distance

545 miles (877 km)

Frequency

21 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £44.08

Train and bus operators

Flixbus, ÖBB

Berlin to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Berlin to Paris for Tuesday 30th July 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:45 15:05 8h 20m, 1 change
07:06 17:35 10h 29m, 1 change
07:57 16:35 8h 38m, 2 changes
08:26 18:29 10h 3m, 3 changes
09:56 18:35 8h 39m, 3 changes
10:45 19:05 8h 20m, 1 change
11:56 20:05 8h 9m, 2 changes
12:45 21:05 8h 20m, 1 change
13:56 06:37 16h 41m, 2 changes
16:41 06:37 13h 56m, 4 changes

ÖBB trains from Berlin to Paris

You can travel from Berlin to Paris on ÖBB 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.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Paris

The price of train tickets from Berlin to Paris starts at £44.08 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 Berlin 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Berlin and Paris is 11 hours and 22 minutes, with around 21 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 Berlin and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Berlin to Paris is 8 hours and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Berlin to Paris cost?

Train ticket prices from Berlin to Paris can start from as little as £44.08 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Berlin to Paris?

No, there are no direct train services from Berlin to Paris. Travelling from Berlin to Paris by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Berlin to Paris leaves at 00:22. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Berlin to Paris leaves at 22:56. 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 Berlin and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Berlin to Paris cover a distance of around 545 miles (877 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Berlin. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Berlin to Paris.

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