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Overview: Train from Dortmund to Paris

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB | IC

Trains from Dortmund to Paris cover the 291 miles (469 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 11 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB | IC. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $96 (€80), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $51 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train providers: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Paris trains

Travel to Paris from Dortmund from $51 (€43) with Omio’s train partners Thalys and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Thalys
Deutsche Bahn

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

Book your Thalys Dortmund to Paris train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Thalys up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Dortmund to Paris routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Dortmund and Paris is 291 miles (469 km), and the best price for a one-way Dortmund - Paris Thalys train ticket starts at $167 (€139) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Thalys ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Thalys!

  • Average Price: $167

Thalys has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Dortmund to Paris:

  • 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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Dortmund to Paris

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Dortmund, Germany to Paris, France?

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

Can I enter France from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Paris from Dortmund as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Paris, France?

Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dortmund from Paris?

Entry into Germany 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/24/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Dortmund from Paris.

How much does a cheap train between Dortmund and Paris cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Dortmund to Paris for the next 7 days starting from $51 (€43)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a train between Dortmund and Paris?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Dortmund to Paris train price to come in at an average of $96 (€80)  one way.

How many miles is it from Dortmund to Paris by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Dortmund to Paris by train to be approximately 291 miles (469 km).

How long is the train to Paris from Dortmund?

The Dortmund to Paris train duration is on average 5 h 11 min, which is to be expected when traveling 291 miles (469 km) between Dortmund and Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Which train station from Dortmund to Paris do I depart from? Which Paris train station from Dortmund do I arrive in?

When departing from Dortmund, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. When arriving in Paris, you can end your trip in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers book a train from Dortmund Hbf   to Paris Gare de Lyon   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Dortmund train station to Paris? Where is the Paris train station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Dortmund Hbf and need to travel around 0.4 miles (560 m) 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 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train providers offer a service to Paris from Dortmund?

Take the Dortmund to Paris train with Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB | IC. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Paris from Dortmund as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there to Paris from Dortmund?

On average, there are 6 trains a day from Dortmund to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Dortmund to Paris? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first Dortmund to Paris train departs at 4: 36 AM   and the last train from Dortmund to Paris leaves at 2: 36 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Dortmund to Paris on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Paris from Dortmund for the best deals?

If you purchase the Dortmund to Paris train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $96 (€80). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Paris from Dortmund. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund
Paris
Dortmund Hbf is the most popular Dortmund railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Dortmund for your trip to Paris.