If you need to get from Germany to France when you are visiting Europe, travelling by train from Aachen to Paris is a great way to go.
Direct trains on this route run every two to four hours, and are operated by a company called Thalys. There are also indirect services between the cities that require up to two connections.
All trains depart from the Aachen Hauptbahnhof (main train station) and arrive at the Paris Gare du Nord station. Both are well connected to other forms of public transportation, making it easy to get to and from your train.
The travel time from Aachen to Paris on a Thalys train is 2 hours and 36 minutes. Indirect services take from 2 hours and 44 minutes to 4 hours flat.
Train ticket prices on services from Aachen to Paris vary depending on what train you take. One-way tickets can cost as little as 35.00 euros in second class and 69.00 euros in first class if booked in advance of travel. Seat reservations are mandatory on all trains, and the price is usually included in the ticket fare.