The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 50 m
11 h 2 m
Buses per day
Of the 10 buses that leave Paris for Dortmund every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||291 miles (469 km)|
|Average bus duration||10 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$49 (€47)|
|Bus frequency||5 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France or Alsa|
Buses from Paris to Dortmund cover the 291 miles (469 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 10 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France or Alsa. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $31 (€30), but the average price of bus tickets is $49 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
You can travel by bus from Paris to Dortmund with Alsa and FlixBus for as low as $31 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
FlixBus from Paris to Dortmund bus information:
The Paris - Dortmund route is served daily. Depending on the connection chosen, the journey takes approximately between 8:15 hrs and 14:30 hrs. There are direct connections and transfer connections with a stopover in Brussels or Lille.
If you want to travel by bus from Paris to Dortmund, you can choose between the bus companies Flixbus, Eurolines and Ouibus.
A direct bus connection from Paris to Dortmund will take between 8:15 and 11:15 hours depending on the chosen connection. Transfer connections with a change in Brussels or Lille will take 12:00 to 14:30 hours.
Depending on the day of the week, there are about eight to nine daily connections. Flixbus starts in the nightly morning hours, around 10:30 in the morning and late in the evening. Ouibus starts around 7:00 in the morning. With Eurolines you can depart in the morning and late in the evening.
At which bus station does the bus depart from in Paris? Longdistance buses depart from Gare Routière Bercy-Seine bus station or from Quai de Bercy. From the Gare de Bercy, which is within walking distance, the centre is about 0:10 hours by metro.
At which bus station does the bus arrive in Dortmund? The bus ends at the ZOB Dortmund, which is located directly at the central station bordering the city centre.
Travel by bus between Paris, France and Dortmund, Germany is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 9/29/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Dortmund from Paris closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Germany to France is: Unrestricted.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/29/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Paris from Dortmund.
Some of the Paris bus stations to Dortmund you can start your journey from include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, Cours-la-Reine. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Dortmund include Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf, Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and Dortmund Signal-Iduna-Park.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival bus station in Dortmund, called Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf, is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from its city center.
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