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Travel from Ulm to Paris by train in 4 hours 1 minute

If you want to know more about the journey from Ulm to Paris by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Ulm to Paris by train is 6 hours 32 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 4 hours 1 minute. Around 19 trains per day travel the 350 miles (563 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Paris. You're likely to be travelling with TGV, ICE or SNCF to Paris. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Ulm to Paris in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €21.90. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Ulm to Paris by train

It takes an average of 6h 32m to travel from Ulm to Paris by train, over a distance of around 350 miles (563 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Ulm to Paris and tickets for this journey start from €21.90 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

4h 1m


563 miles (350 km)


19 trains per day


Direct trains available


From €21.90

Train and bus operators

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

Ulm to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ulm to Paris for Tuesday 14th February 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:19 15:43 6h 24m, 3 changes
11:01 15:55 4h 54m, 1 change
12:46 17:05 4h 19m, 1 change
13:19 19:14 5h 55m, 3 changes
13:19 19:43 6h 24m, 1 change
13:47 21:05 7h 18m, 1 change
14:15 19:43 5h 28m, 2 changes
14:29 19:43 5h 14m, 3 changes
17:01 21:06 4h 5m, 1 change
19:19 07:37 12h 18m, 3 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), SNCF and TGV trains from Ulm to Paris

You can travel from Ulm to Paris on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), SNCF and TGV 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.

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.

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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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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).

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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.

Cheap train tickets from Ulm to Paris

The price of train tickets from Ulm to Paris starts at €21.90 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 Ulm 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 Ulm 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 Ulm to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Ulm and Paris is 6 hours and 32 minutes, with around 19 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 Ulm and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ulm to Paris is 4 hours and 1 minute.

How much does the train from Ulm to Paris cost?

Train ticket prices from Ulm to Paris can start from as little as €21.90 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 Ulm to Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Ulm to Paris without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Ulm to Paris each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Ulm to Paris leaves at 04:47. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Ulm to Paris leaves at 23:15. 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 Ulm and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Ulm to Paris cover a distance of around 350 miles (563 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Ulm. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Ulm to Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ulm to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. 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 02/09/2023 for travel on 02/09/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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