The exams are over and the hard earned vacation must finally be redeemed. Summer is upon us, the annual migration across the kingdom’s borders to exotic landscapes and vibrant metropolises is also just beginning to take off.
In particular, the latter has become a frequent phenomenon among Danes. One of the most popular of these urban jungles is Paris. With celebrities such as the Seine, the Louvre and Notre Dame, there is also no doubt why the City of Town can be found at the top of the list of Danes holiday favorites. has looked into the different ways to get to the French capital .
When it comes to transport, there is money to save. ‘s study has shown that there can be as much as DKK 1400 as a difference between the different types of travel.
However, if you have a preferred mode of travel but lack the money, you may want to consider using an appropriate loan.
A study by Momondo shows that the Danes preferred European cities as popular destinations in 2017 . If you are among the group of holiday-loving Danes who have stopped the globe with their finger and landed in Paris, then you are the right place.
Before you can enjoy picturesque Paris, there is just a journey you have to deal with. A journey that varies greatly in both comfort, time and experience. To give you the best overview of your travel options, here is an overview of what the different types of transport entail. There are pros and cons to each of these.
A study is based on four constants: Date, cheapest price and start and end point. The travel period is set from 2 to 9 July 2018 (round trip). In addition, every effort has been made to make each of the different travel types as cheap as possible. Finally, the starting point is always Høffdingsvej in Valby and the end point is always Champ de Mars, which is the address of the Eiffel Tower. Thus, you also get an updated picture of what your journey will look like in 2018.
The study focuses exclusively on the transport itself to Paris and therefore the price does not include food and lodging during your stay in the French capital.
Any expenses such as food and drink along the way there are also not part of the price.
The included prices are obtained from mid-June 2018 and are indicative.
The first transport option includes the Danish motorists; This is a good old-fashioned car holiday. The study used Denmark’s most popular car in 2017, a Peugeot 208 that was sold or leased a total of 5,583 times, according to a study by the Danish Car Importers.
According to ‘s study represents the total cost of this type of travel at a cost of DKK 2,602 . The price is a combination of the two full tanks, the two ferry tickets and the tolls and customs stalls that have to be paid to travel the 1,215 km. as well as the return trip.
Although it seems to be the most expensive solution, a smart trick is to fill up the car with friends or family so that the remaining 4 seats are used. A quick calculation later and the price that used to be DKK 2,602 will now be DKK 804 per share. person .
The second option is to equip yourself with a set of wings. With the many different low cost airlines, there is ample opportunity to find airline tickets at reasonable prices as well as finding departures.
The total price here is DKK 2,003 . A large part of the amount is KLM airline tickets, which despite not being a low cost airline, were the cheapest. The remaining expenses are the trip to and from the airport in Copenhagen and Paris respectively, which amounts to DKK 72 in Copenhagen and DKK 208 in Paris. For the total price, you get the fastest of the four travel types with a journey time of small 6 hours and 17 minutes from start to finish .
Third transport option is remote buses. The concept of long-distance buses is not new, but more and more companies are offering daily departures at low prices compared to other types of transport.
‘s study found an accumulated price of DKK 1,182 for the entire trip to Paris by bus. The price includes bus tickets, which amount to DKK 1,106 by long-distance bus and DKK 48 respectively. for public transport in Copenhagen and DKK 28 for use of public transport in Paris.
In addition to being the cheapest form of transport , more and more companies are also advertising the upgrading of buses and service on board and while traveling. However, the bus is one of the transport types with the longest travel time and it takes 23 hours and 12 minutes to reach Champ de Mars and the Eiffel Tower.
The fourth and final option is to board one of the many southbound remote trains. With shifts in Fredericia, Hamburg and Karlsruhe respectively, the train rolls into third place in terms of travel time with 13 hours and 54 minutes . This is just over an hour more than by car.
Unlike the other types, however, the train is more comfortable in terms of space and shopping.
Where most low-cost carriers are characterized by not offering the legroom of aircraft anywhere, there is typically some more room in the trains to frolic. In addition, most remote trains also have a train car with kiosk where you can buy food and snacks.
The total price here is DKK 1,876 . The sum consists of train tickets for DKK 1,800 . supplemented by public transport in Copenhagen for DKK 48 and in Paris for DKK 28. This type of transport is also the second most expensive.
Your journey – your need
Whether you should choose rails, clouds or Autobahn is a matter of taste.
Should it go fast and there is room in the budget are planes or took the obvious opportunity for you.
If, on the other hand, you have the opportunity to control the pace yourself and possibly make stops along the way, then car holidays are probably more for you. When it comes to finding the cheapest solution and getting more pocket money for a shopping trip on the Champs-Élysées, then the bus is your answer.
You can with ‘s overview gives you an overview of the expenses and what you get out of them. Here’s how you can best get down and relive La Belle Epoque and enjoy a freshly brewed cup of mocha at a red-and-white dew-decked sidewalk cafe overlooking the Moulin Rouge in Montmartre.