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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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4 h 44 m
6 h 35 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||291 miles (469 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 44 min|
|Average train ticket price||$111 (€93)|
|Train companies||Thalys, 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.
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 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.
Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Thalys train ticket between Paris and 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.
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.
Travel between Paris, France and Dortmund, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dortmund to Paris is: Partially open
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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