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Paris - Kaiserslautern Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 21 daily trains from Paris to Kaiserslautern. Traveling by train from Paris to Kaiserslautern usually takes around 4 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 2 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance247 mi (398 km)
Fastest train2h 25m
Lowest price$63.43
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

What is the price of a train ticket from Paris to Kaiserslautern?

In the last month, $120.42 was the average price of a train ticket from Paris to Kaiserslautern. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $25.30 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Paris to Kaiserslautern by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$72 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Paris to Kaiserslautern in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$146 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Paris to Kaiserslautern?

There are 4 train lines with service from Paris to Kaiserslautern. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 19 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express22h 49m$129.44
Deutsche Bahn194h 49m$145.81
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company103h 51m$133.70
Non-federally owned railway company12h 28m$124.74
  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Paris to Kaiserslautern start from $117, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Kaiserslautern. DB Intercity-Express in Paris leaves from Paris Est . And in Kaiserslautern trains arrive at Train Station and 7 other train stations.

    From Paris to Kaiserslautern train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 2 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kaiserslautern faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 25 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Kaiserslautern.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Paris to Kaiserslautern start from $78, and on average cost . Daily there are 10 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Kaiserslautern. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Paris leaves from Paris Est . And in Kaiserslautern trains arrive at Kennelgarten and 7 other train stations.

    From Paris to Kaiserslautern train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 3 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kaiserslautern faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 25 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Kaiserslautern.

  • Non-federally owned railway company

    Non-federally owned railway company

    Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Paris to Kaiserslautern start from $119, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Non-federally owned railway company schedules to Kaiserslautern. Non-federally owned railway company in Paris leaves from Paris Est . And in Kaiserslautern trains arrive at Train Station .

    From Paris to Kaiserslautern train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 2 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kaiserslautern faster, Non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 25 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Non-federally owned railway company offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Kaiserslautern.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Paris to Kaiserslautern during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Paris to Kaiserslautern?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Paris to Kaiserslautern. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Paris to Kaiserslautern?

The distance between Paris and Kaiserslautern is approximately 247 miles, or 398 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 25 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Paris to Kaiserslautern are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Paris at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Paris to Kaiserslautern?

There are 21 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Kaiserslautern. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Kaiserslautern to Paris.

City Information

Paris

Paris, the famous City of Lights, is the premier destination of choice for people visiting France. Boasting a rich cultural heritage and world-famous culinary traditions, Paris will certainly amaze visitors with everything it has to offer. The city’s star attraction is the famous Eiffel Tower, which was constructed in 1889. An architectural marvel that has stood the test of time, the Eiffel Tower is perhaps the most iconic landmark of Paris, and visitors can take an elevator to the top for a panoramic view of the city. Another must-see iconic landmark is the Musée du Louvre, one of the best art museums in the world. At the Louvre, visitors can marvel at more than 35,000 works of art, including the world-famous Mona Lisa. If you wish to stay away from the deafening crowd, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, the largest green space in the city, will have what you need.

Paris’ food scene is rich and vibrant, brimming with both traditional bistros and chic new restaurants. For those who enjoy a rustic French vibe, the 2ème arrondissement offers some great selections. If you feel like splurging a little bit, head over to Guy Savoy, one of the best restaurants in town.

Paris is a central hub of transportation in France and Europe, in general. Visitors can catch trains to other cities at one of the six central stations: Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare Montparnasse, and Gare Saint-Lazare. The main bus station is Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne located not too far from Gare d'Austerlitz. The principal airports in the city are Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, and Beauvais–Tillé Airport.

Kaiserslautern

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Kaiserslautern is a historic city in Germany whose founding dates to the 9th century. The area hosted a hunting retreat for Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa in the 12th century. It is now one of the country’s cultural centers, filled with artistic, historical, and outdoorsy attractions.

History fans will love visiting the remains of two medieval castles in Kaiserslautern: the Burg Hohenecken and Nanstein Castle, a bit further out of town. Another popular spot to visit is the city's Japanese garden, complete with a teahouse and koi ponds. The Gartenschau Kaiserslautern is another park, and it appeals especially to kids with its inventive playgrounds and enormous dinosaur models. Finally, the nearby Palatinate Forest offers gorgeous scenery along its many hiking paths.

Kaiserslautern is located between Frankfurt and Germany's border with France, so even though it is not a major metropolis, it is easy to travel to Kaiserslautern. Over 30 intercity bus routes arrive daily in the city, operated by FlixBus, Sindbad, and Union Ivkoni. You can also travel by train, thanks to Deutsche Bahn's connections to many cities throughout Europe.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Paris?

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Main departure station: Paris Est

Paris Gare de l'Est, or Paris East Railway Station, is in the city's tenth arrondissement. It mainly operates rail services to eastern France, but also into other countries. Gare de l'Est was the departure point for the legendary Orient Express, and the columned facade is just as opulent as you would expect. Its 1840s structure is divided into several halls containing top brands and food outlets. The station is linked to Lines 4 and 7 of the Paris Métro and just a short walk from the Gare du Nord.

All train stations in Paris:

  • Paris Est

Where is the train station in Kaiserslautern?

Main arrival station: Einsiedlerhof

There are more train stations and stops in Kaiserslautern than most cities. Most trains from Paris will stop at one (or more) of the 8 following stations in Kaiserslautern:

Train stations in Kaiserslautern:

  • Einsiedlerhof

  • Kennelgarten

  • Vogelweh

  • Train Station

  • K3

  • Galgenschanze

  • Kaiserslautern West

  • Kaiserslautern Pfaffwerk

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