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 Düsseldorf to Paris will cost around $ 142 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 100.
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It's difficult to get from Düsseldorf to Paris without transferring at least once.
|Distance||255 miles (411 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 48 min|
|Average train ticket price||$106 (€86)|
|Train companies||Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCB or SNCB | IC|
Trains from Düsseldorf to Paris cover the 255 miles (411 km) long route taking on average 3 h 48 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCB or SNCB | IC. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $66 (€53), but the average price of train tickets is $106 (€86). Travelers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Travel between Düsseldorf and Paris from $66 (€53) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and SNCB! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Düsseldorf to Paris train.
Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Düsseldorf and Paris are the following:
Travelers planning a sightseeing trip to Paris from Dusseldorf can use direct high-speed trains as a convenient alternative to flights to the French capital. There are daily direct trains to Paris Gare Du Nord, taking just under three hours. Timetables include a choice of morning and afternoon departures, while indirect services, requiring a change en route, provide additional daily connections .
French-Belgian high-speed rail company Thalys operates all the direct trains from Dusseldorf to Paris Gare Du Nord. Indirect connections use French operator SNCF TGV or German rail company Deutsche Bahn departures to Paris Gare De L'Est, with a change of train at Frankfurt am Main or Mannheim.
The fastest option on this route is the Thalys direct high-speed mid-afternoon service to Gare Du Nord, taking three hours and 48 minutes to complete the 280-mile trip from Dusseldorf. Other direct trains take a minute longer. The quickest indirect route is the Deutsche Bahn morning connection via Mannheim, taking five hours and 12 minutes.
The Thalys timetable offers three to four daily direct trains to Paris Gare Du Nord from Dusseldorf seven days a week, with two morning services and an afternoon and evening connection. There are around 20 additional indirect trains to Paris Gare De L'Est daily, with Deutsche Bahn and SNCF .
Departure train station: Passengers will depart from Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof. Dusseldorf's central railway station is located on the eastern side of the city center, with public transport links on S-Bahn local trains and city trams. The station concourse has fast-food outlets, gift stores, a cafe-restaurant, luggage lockers, and car rental desks.
Arrival train station: Passengers will arrive at one of two destinations: Paris Gare Du Nord or Gare De L'Est. Gare Du Nord is located on the north side of central Paris, served by Metro lines 4 and 5 and RER lines B and D. Gare De L'Est is nearby on the east side of the city, on Metro lines 4, 5 and 7 and RER line B. Both stations offer food stores, newspaper kiosks, cafe-bars and left luggage facilities .
Travel by train between Düsseldorf, Germany and Paris, France is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Düsseldorf to Paris closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/20/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Düsseldorf from Paris.
There are a few train stations in Düsseldorf to start your trip from including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. 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 Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city center in Paris.
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