The cheapest trains from Dortmund to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$140

Average

$189

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.

The average ticket from Dortmund to Paris will cost around $ 189 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 140.

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03:36PMDortmund Hbf6h48 10:24PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1401One-way
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02:35PMDortmund Hbf6h12 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1401One-way
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01:09PMDortmund Hbf7h38 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1401One-way
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11:36AMDortmund Hbf6h38 06:14PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1401One-way
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02:27PMDortmund Hbf6h20 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1401One-way

Timetable Dortmund to Paris

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02:46AMDortmund Hbf7h30 10:16AMParis Gare de l'Est
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04:16AMDortmund Hbf6h37 10:53AMParis Gare de l'Est
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05:36AMDortmund Hbf7h11 12:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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05:47AMDortmund Hbf6h46 12:33PMParis Gare de l'Est
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06:36AMDortmund Hbf6h11 12:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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07:37AMDortmund Hbf6h42 02:19PMParis Gare de l'Est
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07:37AMDortmund Hbf7h17 02:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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07:46AMDortmund Hbf6h33 02:19PMParis Gare de l'Est
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08:36AMDortmund Hbf6h18 02:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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09:17AMDortmund Hbf7h37 04:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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10:35AMDortmund Hbf6h19 04:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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11:36AMDortmund Hbf6h38 06:14PMParis Gare de l'Est
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01:09PMDortmund Hbf7h38 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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02:27PMDortmund Hbf6h20 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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02:35PMDortmund Hbf6h12 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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03:36PMDortmund Hbf6h48 10:24PMParis Gare de l'Est
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
Sep 25
$140Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$116Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$103Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$66Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$66Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$91Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$91Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$78Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$91Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$53Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$53Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$53Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$72Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$84Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$60Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$53Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Tue
Oct 12
$53Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Wed
Oct 13
$53Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
Thu
Oct 14
$66Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus

The fastest trains from Dortmund to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

6 h 11 m

Average

6 h 47 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

469 km

It's difficult to get from Dortmund to Paris without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:36AMDortmund Hbf6h11 12:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$2141One-way
2nd Fastest
02:35PMDortmund Hbf6h12 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1401One-way
08:36AMDortmund Hbf6h18 02:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1781One-way
10:35AMDortmund Hbf6h19 04:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1781One-way
02:27PMDortmund Hbf6h20 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1401One-way

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Train Information to Paris from Dortmund

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$110 (€89)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersThalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB | IC

Trains from Dortmund to Paris cover the 291 miles (469 km) long route taking on average 5 h 8 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB | IC. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $66 (€53), but the average price of train tickets is $110 (€89). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train companies

Thalys and Deutsche Bahn Dortmund – Paris

You can travel by train between Dortmund and Paris with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $66 (€53). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Thalys
Deutsche Bahn

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Dortmund to Paris with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Thalys train from Dortmund to Paris online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Thalys train from Dortmund to Paris, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Thalys train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 291 miles (469 km) route between Dortmund and Paris as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Dortmund to Paris, you can check straight away if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Thalys Dortmund to Paris train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets between Dortmund and Paris due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Trains from Dortmund to Paris

The train from Dortmund to Paris connects Germany and France. There are German, French and €pean trains on the route.

Which train companies travel from Dortmund to Paris?

How long does the train journey from Dortmund to Paris take?

The Thalys takes about 5 hours on the route Dortmund - Paris Gare du Nord. The journey with the Deutsche Bahn and the SNCF ends at Gare de l'Est and takes between 6 and 8 hours with a transfer stop.

How often can you take the train from Dortmund to Paris?

Between 1 am and 8 pm, the train runs a total of 24 times from Dortmund to Paris. Of these, three direct connections are two in the morning hours and one in the afternoon.

Stations on the route Dortmund - Paris?

At which station does the train start in Dortmund? Dortmund Central Station at the northern end of the city has a total of 16 platform platforms. It is one of the most important train stations in the country.

At which station does the train arrive in Paris? The train from Dortmund to Paris ends at either Paris Gare du Nord or Paris Gare de l'Est. Both stations belong to the 6 most important termini of the city. The Gare du Nord is located approx. 3.5 km north of the city center, the Paris Gare de l'Est 650 metres further in the southwest. Both stations have excellent connections to the Paris public transport system.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Dortmund, Germany to Paris, France?

Travel between Dortmund, Germany and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/23/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Dortmund and Paris before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Dortmund, Germany from Paris is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Dortmund from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Paris?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dortmund from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Dortmund to Paris?
Train tickets to Paris from Dortmund for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $66 (€53)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Dortmund and Paris?
The Dortmund to Paris train ticket price is on average $110 (€89)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Dortmund to Paris by train?
You should expect to travel around 291 miles (469 km)  from Dortmund to Paris by train.
How long is the train between Dortmund and Paris?
While the time it takes to travel 291 miles (469 km) to Paris from Dortmund can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Dortmund to Paris train journey time is on average 5 h 8 min.
What station does the train from Dortmund to Paris depart from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Dortmund?

There are a few train stations in Dortmund to start your journey from including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Where is the departure train station in Dortmund located? Where is the arrival train station in Paris located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Dortmund Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Paris most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Dortmund to Paris?
For the trip from Dortmund to Paris you can take a train with Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB | IC. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Dortmund to Paris on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What time is the earliest train from Dortmund to Paris? What time is the last train from Dortmund to Paris?
The earliest train for this route departs from Dortmund at 5: 37 AM. The last train leaves from Dortmund at 11: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Dortmund to Paris and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I book the Dortmund to Paris train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets to Paris from Dortmund within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $110 (€89) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Dortmund to Paris a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund
Paris
Dortmund Hbf
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