The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Paris to Dortmund will cost around $ 200 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 139.
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4 h 46 m
6 h 20 m
Trains per day
Of the 21 train that leave Paris for Dortmund every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 469 km distance in an average of 6 h 20 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4 h 46 m .
The slowest train will take 7 h 31 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
7 hours 32 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$63|
|Trains depart from:||Paris|
|Trains arrive in:||Dortmund|
|Train Companies:||Thalys, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.