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.
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|Distance||255 miles (411 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 24 min|
|Average train ticket price||$123 (€98)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Thalys, 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.
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 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:
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:
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 .
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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:
Travel between Paris, France and Düsseldorf, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Düsseldorf is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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