The cheapest trains from Paris to Düsseldorf

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$116

Average

$183

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 Düsseldorf will cost around $ 183 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 116.

Cheapest
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est6h26 03:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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$1161One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est5h26 02:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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$1281One-way
10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est5h46 04:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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$1531One-way
10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est7h14 06:00PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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$1531One-way
05:43PMParis Gare de l'Est6h30 12:13AMDüsseldorf Hbf
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$1531One-way

Timetable Paris to Düsseldorf

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07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est5h24 12:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est5h26 02:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est6h26 03:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est5h46 04:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est7h14 06:00PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est5h22 06:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est5h48 07:35PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est5h18 07:05PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est5h13 08:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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05:43PMParis Gare de l'Est6h30 12:13AMDüsseldorf Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est6h07 01:13AMDüsseldorf Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est5h54 01:00AMDüsseldorf Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est7h38 02:44AMDüsseldorf Hbf
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Fri
Sep 24
$177Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$223HOP!
Sat
Sep 25
$116Deutsche Bahn with connection
$44Flixbus
$239Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 26
$165Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$278Austrian Airlines
Mon
Sep 27
$116Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$151HOP!
Tue
Sep 28
$103Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37Flixbus
$199Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 29
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
$131HOP!
Thu
Sep 30
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$26Flixbus
$131Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30Flixbus
$199Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 2
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47BlaBlaCar Bus
$169Lufthansa
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Oct 3
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$44Eurolines Germany
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Oct 4
$91Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$168Austrian Airlines
Tue
Oct 5
$66Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$169Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$29Flixbus
$169Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 7
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$26Flixbus
$169Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 8
$66Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30Flixbus
$149Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
$41Deutsche Bahn with connection
$33Flixbus
$131HOP!
Sun
Oct 10
$84Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$149Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
$60Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$131HOP!
Tue
Oct 12
$60Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$96HOP!
Wed
Oct 13
$41Deutsche Bahn with connection
$29Flixbus
$128Austrian Airlines
Thu
Oct 14
$41Deutsche Bahn with connection
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
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The fastest trains from Paris to Düsseldorf

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

5 h 13 m

Average

6 h

Trains per day

13

Distance

411 km

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

Fastest
03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est5h13 08:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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$2281One-way
2nd Fastest
01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est5h18 07:05PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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$2281One-way
01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est5h22 06:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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$1531One-way
07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est5h24 12:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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$2141One-way
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est5h26 02:32PMDüsseldorf Hbf
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$1281One-way

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Train Information from Paris to Düsseldorf

distanceDistance255 miles (411 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$123 (€98)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB

Trains from Paris to Düsseldorf cover the 255 miles (411 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 24 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $123 (€98), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $91 (€73). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.

Train companies

Thalys, Deutsche Bahn and SNCB trains from Paris to Düsseldorf

You can travel by train between Paris and Düsseldorf with Thalys, Deutsche Bahn and SNCB for as low as $91 (€73). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Thalys
Deutsche Bahn
SNCB

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

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Thalys from Paris to Düsseldorf train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 58 min
  • Thalys frequency: 2 a day

Thalys has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Paris and Düsseldorf:

  • 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.

Trains from Paris to Dusseldorf

International rail connections from Paris to Dusseldorf offer a convenient alternative to a flight for travelers planning a trip to Germany's most affluent city. There are daily direct trains east to Dusseldorf from Paris Gare Du Nord, taking a little under three hours. Morning and afternoon departures are available, with additional options provided by indirect services, requiring a change in transit .

Which train companies travel from Paris to Dusseldorf?

French-Belgian high-speed rail operator Thalys provides all daily direct trains from Paris Gare Du Nord to Dusseldorf. Indirect connections use Deutsche Bahn or SNCF TGV departures from Paris Gare De L'Est, changing at Mannheim or Frankfurt am Main.

How long is the train from Paris to Dusseldorf?

The Thalys direct high-speed mid-afternoon service from Paris is the fastest option on this route, taking three hours and 45 minutes to complete the 280-mile trip to Dusseldorf. Other direct trains take up to 15 minutes longer. The Deutsche Bahn afternoon connection via Mannheim is the quickest indirect option, taking four hours and 58 minutes.

How many trains are there from Paris to Dusseldorf?

The Thalys schedule offers four daily direct trains from Paris Gare Du Nord to Dusseldorf seven days a week. There are two morning departures and two afternoon trains. Additional indirect services from Gare De L'Est offer around 20 daily departures, using various operators and routes .

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Paris to Dusseldorf?

Departure train station: Passenger can choose from two departure stations: Paris Gare Du Nord or Gare De L'Est. Gare Du Nord is located on the northern edge of central Paris, with connections on Metro lines 4 and 5 and RER lines B and D. The nearby Gare De L'Est is on the east side of the city center, with connections on Metro lines 4, 5 and 7 and RER line B. Both stations offer food supermarkets, cafe-bars, news vendors and luggage lockers.

Arrival train station: All trains terminate at Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof. The main railway station is located on the eastern side of central Dusseldorf, with tram stops immediately by the entrance and S-Bahn local trains offering connections across the city. Facilities at the station include gift stores, a pharmacy, luggage lockers, a cafe-restaurant, and car rental desks.

Train tickets from Paris to Düsseldorf: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 89 €
2 weeks earlier 60 €48%
3 weeks earlier 61 €46%
1 month before 60 €48%
2 months earlier 57 €56.%
3 months earlier 52 €71%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Düsseldorf 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 46% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Düsseldorf with 2 months in advance you save up to about 56% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 71%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Paris to Düsseldorf
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Paris, France to Düsseldorf, Germany?

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

Can I enter Germany from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Düsseldorf, 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 9/23/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Düsseldorf as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Düsseldorf, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Düsseldorf is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Paris from Düsseldorf restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Düsseldorf closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Paris to Düsseldorf cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Paris to Düsseldorf to cost as little as $91 (€73)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Paris and Düsseldorf?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Düsseldorf train price to come in at an average of $123 (€98)  one way.
How far is Paris to Düsseldorf by train?
The Paris to Düsseldorf train distance is approximately 255 miles (411 km).
What is the Paris to Düsseldorf train travel time?
The train time between Paris and Düsseldorf is on average 5 h 24 min  for the 255 miles (411 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Paris to Düsseldorf by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Paris to Düsseldorf do I depart from? Which Düsseldorf train station from Paris do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Paris, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When you arrive in Düsseldorf, your train can arrive in train stations including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Düsseldorf Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Paris located? Where is the arrival train station in Düsseldorf located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Düsseldorf Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can take me between Paris and Düsseldorf?
For the best Paris to Düsseldorf train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Paris to Düsseldorf to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there to Düsseldorf from Paris a day?
The average number of trains departing Paris for Düsseldorf is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Paris to Düsseldorf? What time is the last train from Paris to Düsseldorf?
You can take the earliest train from Paris to Düsseldorf at 4: 39 AM   or take the last train from Paris to Düsseldorf leaving at 5: 06 PM. Look for the latest Paris to Düsseldorf train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Paris and Düsseldorf for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Paris to Düsseldorf is on average $123 (€98) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Paris and Düsseldorf available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Düsseldorf
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.