How to travel from Dortmund to Paris

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from Dortmund to Paris

You can get from Dortmund to Paris by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Dortmund to Paris on Aug 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:36AMDortmund Hbf6h29 06:05PMParis Gare de l'Est
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02:46PMDortmund Hbf8h16 11:02PMParis Gare de l'Est
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09:49AMDortmund Hbf8h16 06:05PMParis Gare de l'Est
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03:49PMDortmund Hbf6h22 10:11PMParis Gare de l'Est
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02:35PMDortmund Hbf6h06 08:41PMParis Gare de l'Est
1 transfer
2291One-way

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Travel Information between Dortmund and Paris

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $150
fastestFastest modeTrain • $150 (€139) • 4 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Thalys

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 291 miles (469 km) between Dortmund and Paris. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dortmund to Paris.

How to get from Dortmund to Paris

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Dortmund to Paris, 55,84% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Dortmund to Paris and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

International travel from Dortmund, Germany to Paris, France is: Fully open.

Can I enter France if coming from Germany?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if traveling from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Dortmund and Paris.

The restriction level for your return to Dortmund, Germany from France is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Dortmund from Paris restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Dortmund from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 8/8/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dortmund from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel to Paris from Dortmund 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Dortmund and Paris is by taking a flight with an average price of $6 (€6).

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

Taking a flight is about $69 (€64) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $76 (€70) for this journey.

Taking a flight is about $144 (€133) less than taking a train, which costs on average $150 (€139) for this trip.

The fastest way from Dortmund to Paris is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 56 min.

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

Paris is approximately 291 miles (469 km) away from Dortmund.

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Paris is:

  • 4 buses a day.
  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Paris from Dortmund as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Dortmund to Paris:

  • Buses from Dortmund to Paris most often leave from Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights from Dortmund to Paris most often leave from Dortmund Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Dortmund Hbf and tend to arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dortmund to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Paris by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Dortmund to Paris tickets on Omio for $76 (€70).
  • Travel with Thalys for trains to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thalys Dortmund to Paris tickets on Omio for $150 (€139).

Yes, there are direct routes from Dortmund to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Paris with BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You can find 3 direct trains per day to take to Paris with.

Direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Your trip from Dortmund to Paris doesn't have to end in Paris. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add London, Barcelona or Amsterdam to your Dortmund to Paris tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!

When planning your trip from Dortmund to Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $76 (€70) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $6 (€6) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $150 (€139) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Dortmund to Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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