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.
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5 h 29 m
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|Distance||291 miles (469 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||$135 (€121)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys|
Trains from Paris to Dortmund cover the 291 miles (469 km) long route taking on average 5 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $81 (€73), but the average price of train tickets is $135 (€121). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.
Find the best trains between Paris and Dortmund with Omio's travel partners Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from $81 (€73). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Thalys is a high-speed train company with trains between Paris and Dortmund based in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. It operates a fleet of modern, comfortable trains that travel at speeds of up to 300 km/h. Thalys offers a variety of ticket types, including Standard, Comfort and Premium, each with its own set of benefits. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, a bistro car and a selection of newspapers and magazines. The most popular routes for Thalys are Paris to Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne.
Thalys from Paris to Dortmund train information:
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.
When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Paris Gare du Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Dortmund, you can end your route in train stations like Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund Signal Iduna Park and Dortmund-Hörde.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare du Nord, which is located around 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dortmund Hbf, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.
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