The cheapest trains from Paris to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$116

Average

$194

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 Paris to Dortmund will cost around $ 194 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 116.

Cheapest
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est7h46 04:52PMDortmund Hbf
3 changes
$1161One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est6h39 03:45PMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$1401One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est6h56 04:02PMDortmund Hbf
1 changes
$1401One-way
01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est6h19 07:29PMDortmund Hbf
1 changes
$1531One-way
05:43PMParis Gare de l'Est7h19 01:02AMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$1531One-way

Timetable Paris to Dortmund

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07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est6h37 01:45PMDortmund Hbf
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07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est6h55 02:03PMDortmund Hbf
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est6h39 03:45PMDortmund Hbf
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est6h56 04:02PMDortmund Hbf
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est7h46 04:52PMDortmund Hbf
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10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est6h43 05:29PMDortmund Hbf
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01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est6h19 07:29PMDortmund Hbf
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01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est6h29 08:16PMDortmund Hbf
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01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est6h50 08:37PMDortmund Hbf
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03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est6h02 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
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03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est7h59 11:18PMDortmund Hbf
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05:43PMParis Gare de l'Est7h19 01:02AMDortmund Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est7h03 02:09AMDortmund Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est6h45 01:51AMDortmund Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est8h27 03:33AMDortmund Hbf
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
Sep 24
$192Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$116Deutsche Bahn with connection
$46Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$165Deutsche Bahn
$44Eurolines Germany
Mon
Sep 27
$116Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$103Deutsche Bahn with connection
$44Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$103Deutsche Bahn with connection
$44Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$44Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$103Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$72Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$66Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$53Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$78Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$60Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$66Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Tue
Oct 12
$53Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Wed
Oct 13
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
Thu
Oct 14
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus

The fastest trains from Paris to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

6 h 2 m

Average

6 h 59 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

469 km

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

Fastest
03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est6h02 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
1 changes
$2411One-way
2nd Fastest
01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est6h19 07:29PMDortmund Hbf
1 changes
$1531One-way
01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est6h29 08:16PMDortmund Hbf
3 changes
$2331One-way
07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est6h37 01:45PMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$2141One-way
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est6h39 03:45PMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$1401One-way

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Train Information to Dortmund from Paris

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$126 (€102)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersThalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV

Trains from Paris to Dortmund cover the 291 miles (469 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $126 (€102), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $91 (€73). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

Train companies

Travel with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from Paris to Dortmund

You can travel by train between Paris and Dortmund with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $91 (€73). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Thalys
Deutsche Bahn

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

Thalys tickets from Paris to Dortmund are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Thalys from Paris to Dortmund all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Thalys train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 291 miles (469 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Paris to Dortmund routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Thalys Paris to Dortmund train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Dortmund with Thalys!

Thalys has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Thalys tickets from Paris to Dortmund and when traveling by train:

  • 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.

train from Paris to Dortmund

The train from Paris to Dortmund connects Germany with France and moves in the border triangle. There are therefore routes via both Luxembourg and Belgium. The shortest connection is about 520 km long.

Which train companies travel from Paris to Dortmund?

The Deutsche Bahn and the €pean joint transport association Thalys operate between Paris and Dortmund. Thalys connects €pean metropolises with modern high-speed trains of various €pean transport companies. Deutsche Bahn uses the ICE.

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

The train journey between Paris and Dortmund takes between 5.30 and 8 hours depending on the transfer time. There is no direct connection between Paris and Dortmund.

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

Thalys operates the Paris - Dortmund route five times a day. Deutsche Bahn runs every two hours from 7 to 19. There is no night connection between Paris and Dortmund.

Stations on the route Paris - Dortmund?

At which station does the train start in Paris? The trains from Paris to Dortmund start at the Gare du Nord or at the Gare de l'Est. Both stations are located in the city center area of Paris and are well integrated with the underground. There is a direct connection between the two stations.

At which station does the train arrive in Dortmund? Dortmund main station is located in the centre of Dortmund, in the heart of the Ruhr area. From here there are connections to all major German cities and many €pean centres. It is the main traffic junction of public transport in Dortmund.

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Trains from Paris to Dortmund
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Paris, France and Dortmund, Germany allowed?

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

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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:

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

The above information was 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

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Dortmund, Germany?

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

Is my return train into Paris from Dortmund restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 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 Paris from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train to Dortmund from Paris cost?
Train tickets from Paris to Dortmund for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $91 (€73)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Paris to Dortmund?
The train price from Paris to Dortmund is on average $126 (€102)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Paris to Dortmund by train?
The Paris to Dortmund train distance is approximately 291 miles (469 km).
How long is the train from Paris to Dortmund?
The Paris to Dortmund train duration is on average 6 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 291 miles (469 km) from Paris to Dortmund. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by train from Paris to Dortmund, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Dortmund do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Dortmund from Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your route can end in train stations such as Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

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

Where is the train station in Paris? Where is the train station in Dortmund?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Dortmund most often arrive at Dortmund Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service from Paris to Dortmund?
If you're looking for trains from Paris to Dortmund, you can rely on Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV to get you to Dortmund. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Paris to Dortmund journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from Paris to Dortmund?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Paris to Dortmund on Omio with Thalys, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
What time is the earliest train from Paris to Dortmund? What time is the last train from Paris to Dortmund?
The earliest train for this route departs from Paris at 4: 39 AM. The last train leaves from Paris at 5: 06 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to Dortmund and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Paris and Dortmund for the best deals?
If you purchase the Paris to Dortmund train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $126 (€102). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Paris to 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.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Dortmund
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.