Cheap train tickets from Paris to Dortmund

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Cheapest

$123

Average

$144

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 $ 144 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 123.

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05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est7h22 12:32AMDortmund Hbf
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$1231One-way
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est7h32 04:38PMDortmund Hbf
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$1231One-way
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est8h20 03:26AMDortmund Hbf
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$1231One-way
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est6h01 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
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$1471One-way
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10:55AMParis Gare de l'Est6h26 05:21PMDortmund Hbf
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$1471One-way

Train schedule from Paris to Dortmund

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07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est6h01 01:21PMDortmund Hbf
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est7h32 04:38PMDortmund Hbf
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est6h15 03:21PMDortmund Hbf
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10:55AMParis Gare de l'Est6h26 05:21PMDortmund Hbf
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10:55AMParis Gare de l'Est6h27 05:22PMDortmund Hbf
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01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est6h11 07:21PMDortmund Hbf
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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h26 08:21PMDortmund Hbf
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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h05 08:00PMDortmund Hbf
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est6h01 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est7h09 10:29PMDortmund Hbf
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h08 10:03PMDortmund Hbf
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est7h36 11:31PMDortmund Hbf
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03:55PMParis Gare du Nord4h44 08:39PMDortmund Hbf
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05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est7h22 12:32AMDortmund Hbf
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05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est6h15 11:25PMDortmund Hbf
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05:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h26 12:21AMDortmund Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est7h09 02:15AMDortmund Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est8h20 03:26AMDortmund Hbf
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Thu
Jan 27
$111Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Jan 28
$111Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
Sat
Jan 29
$99Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
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Jan 30
$99Deutsche Bahn with connection
$42Eurolines Germany
Mon
Jan 31
$69Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
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Feb 1
$51Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
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Feb 2
$51Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
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Feb 3
$51Deutsche Bahn
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Feb 4
$51Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
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Feb 5
$63Deutsche Bahn
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Feb 6
$75Deutsche Bahn with connection
$36Flixbus
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Feb 7
$63Deutsche Bahn
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Feb 8
$51Deutsche Bahn
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Feb 9
$51Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
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Feb 10
$51Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
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Feb 11
$51Deutsche Bahn
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Feb 12
$51Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Feb 13
$57Deutsche Bahn
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Fastest train times from Paris to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Fastest Journey

4 h 44 m

Average

6 h 35 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

469 km

Of the 18 trains that leave Paris for Dortmund every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 469 km distance in an average of 6 h 35 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 44 m .

The slowest trains will take 8 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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03:55PMParis Gare du Nord4h44 08:39PMDortmund Hbf
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$1671One-way
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est6h01 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
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$1471One-way
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07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est6h01 01:21PMDortmund Hbf
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$1471One-way
01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h05 08:00PMDortmund Hbf
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$1471One-way
03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h08 10:03PMDortmund Hbf
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$1471One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Dortmund

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$111 (€93)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesThalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV

Trains from Paris to Dortmund cover the 291 miles (469 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 44 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 route costs around $111 (€93), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $69 (€58). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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

Find the best trains between Paris and Dortmund with Omio's travel partners Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from $69 (€58). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking 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 between Paris and Dortmund with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

If you're looking for cheap Thalys tickets to Dortmund from Paris, check out Omio! With one-way Paris to Dortmund train ticket prices starting as low as $167 (€139) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Dortmund from Paris by showing you the latest Thalys offers, train schedules and tickets for this 291 miles (469 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with Thalys. If you search for Thalys tickets between Paris and Dortmund in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Paris to Dortmund on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Thalys so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: $167

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Thalys train ticket between Paris and Dortmund:

  • 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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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Paris and Dortmund?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Dortmund from Paris before traveling.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dortmund to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Germany?

Reentry to France 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 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?

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

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

Last checked on 1/24/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Paris from Dortmund here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Paris to Dortmund?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Dortmund from Paris for the next 7 days starting from $69 (€58)  one way.

What is the cost of a train to Dortmund from Paris?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $111 (€93)  for a train ticket from Paris to Dortmund.

How far is Dortmund from Paris by train?

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

How long is the train ride to Dortmund from Paris?

On average the Paris to Dortmund train travel time is 4 h 44 min  for the 291 miles (469 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on 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 departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Dortmund, you can end your route in train stations like Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

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

Where is the train station in Paris to go to Dortmund? Where is the train station in Dortmund located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Dortmund Hbf, located 0.4 miles (560 m) away from the city center.

What train companies offer a service from Paris to Dortmund?

When taking a train from Paris to Dortmund, you can count on Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or TGV for the best way to get you to Dortmund. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Paris to Dortmund and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Can I find 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.

When is the earliest train from Paris to Dortmund? When is the last train from Paris to Dortmund?

The earliest train departing from Paris to Dortmund leaves at 5: 55 AM. The last train departing from Paris to Dortmund leaves at 6: 06 PM. You can find the latest Paris to Dortmund train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book Paris to Dortmund train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find trains between Paris and Dortmund to cost on average $111 (€93) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Paris to Dortmund train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Dortmund
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Dortmund.
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C