Paris to Dortmund train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Cheapest

119

Average

149

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Paris to Dortmund is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est8h22 03:28AMDortmund Hbf
1 transfer
1191One-way
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h09 10:04PMDortmund Hbf
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1291One-way
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07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est6h01 01:21PMDortmund Hbf
1 transfer
1291One-way
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est7h26 11:21PMDortmund Hbf
3 transfers
1291One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h28 12:23AMDortmund Hbf
1 transfer
1291One-way

Train schedule from Paris to Dortmund

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, November 28
07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est6h01 01:21PMDortmund Hbf
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09:04AMParis Gare de l'Est6h18 03:22PMDortmund Hbf
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09:04AMParis Gare de l'Est7h30 04:34PMDortmund Hbf
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01:08PMParis Gare de l'Est7h49 08:57PMDortmund Hbf
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01:08PMParis Gare de l'Est6h13 07:21PMDortmund Hbf
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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h06 08:01PMDortmund Hbf
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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h26 08:21PMDortmund Hbf
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est6h02 09:22PMDortmund Hbf
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h09 10:04PMDortmund Hbf
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est7h26 11:21PMDortmund Hbf
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05:08PMParis Gare de l'Est6h18 11:26PMDortmund Hbf
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05:08PMParis Gare de l'Est7h12 12:20AMDortmund Hbf
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05:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h28 12:23AMDortmund Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est7h09 02:15AMDortmund Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est8h22 03:28AMDortmund Hbf
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Fastest train times from Paris to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Fastest Journey

6 h 1 m

Average

6 h 45 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

469 km

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

Fastest
07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est6h01 01:21PMDortmund Hbf
1 transfer
1291One-way
2nd Fastest
03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est6h02 09:22PMDortmund Hbf
1 transfer
1981One-way
01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h06 08:01PMDortmund Hbf
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1501One-way
03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est6h09 10:04PMDortmund Hbf
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1291One-way
01:08PMParis Gare de l'Est6h13 07:21PMDortmund Hbf
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1501One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Dortmund

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$100 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Paris to Dortmund cover the 291 miles (469 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 12 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $69 (€63), but the average price of train tickets is $100 (€91). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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

Deutsche Bahn and Thalys trains will get you between Paris and Dortmund from $69 (€63). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Thalys
Deutsche Bahn

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

Looking for trains between Paris and Dortmund? Thalys is one of the best companies to travel with on the 291 miles (469 km) route to Dortmund from Paris. As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio quickly shows you the latest Thalys train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Paris to Dortmund routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Paris to Dortmund, you can quickly see if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Paris - Dortmund train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Thalys!

Paris to Dortmund train information with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 46 min
  • Thalys frequency: 2 a day

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 Paris to Dortmund train.

  • Average Price: $69

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris to Dortmund

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Dortmund easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Dortmund.
FAQs

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

Can I enter Germany from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Dortmund as this information can change.

Return travel from Germany to France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Dortmund?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 11/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Dortmund.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Paris and Dortmund for as low as $69 (€63)  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Dortmund train to cost on average $100 (€91)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 291 miles (469 km)  from Paris to Dortmund by train.
On average the Paris to Dortmund train time is 7 h 12 min  covering the 291 miles (469 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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 journey 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 booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.7 miles (2.7 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 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from this train station to the city center.

For the best Paris to Dortmund train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Paris and Dortmund to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Paris to Dortmund. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Paris to Dortmund train departs at 3: 55 PM   and the last train from Paris to Dortmund leaves at 3: 55 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Paris to Dortmund on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets to Dortmund from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $100 (€91) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Dortmund a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Paris and Dortmund

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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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