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from Paris to Dortmund

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Dortmund on Sep 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est6h37 01:45PMDortmund Hbf
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$1021One-way
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07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est6h37 01:45PMDortmund Hbf
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$1021One-way
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05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est6h16 11:26PMDortmund Hbf
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$1021One-way
03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est6h02 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
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$1161One-way
07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est6h55 02:03PMDortmund Hbf
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$1021One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
Sep 20
$115Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
Tue
Sep 21
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$50Flixbus
Wed
Sep 22
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
Thu
Sep 23
$91Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
Fri
Sep 24
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$103Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$128Deutsche Bahn
$44Eurolines Germany
Mon
Sep 27
$103Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$66Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$72Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$78Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$78Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$103Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$72Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$53Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$53Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$78Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
Sun
Oct 10
$60Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus

Travel Information between Paris and Dortmund

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $85
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€26) • 10 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $85 (€68) • 6 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 291 miles (469 km) to Dortmund from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Paris to Dortmund.

How to get from Paris to Dortmund

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Dortmund, 55,71% 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 Paris to Dortmund 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
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Dortmund from Paris?

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Dortmund if traveling 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 measures do I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 9/19/21; 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 to Dortmund from Paris.

Are there restrictions on reentering France from Dortmund, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Is my journey back to Paris from Dortmund restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 9/19/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Dortmund from Paris?

There are 2 travel options from Paris to Dortmund: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Dortmund?

The cheapest way to go to Dortmund from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $33 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dortmund:

A bus is $52 (€42) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Dortmund costing on average $85 (€68).

What is the quickest way from Paris to Dortmund?

The fastest way from Paris to Dortmund is by train with an average journey time of 6 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 30 min.

How far is it from Paris to Dortmund?

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

When traveling between Paris and Dortmund, what are the departure and arrival points in Paris and Dortmund?

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

  • Buses from Paris to Dortmund most often leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.
Who can get me from Paris to Dortmund?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Dortmund by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Paris to Dortmund tickets on Omio for $33 (€26).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Dortmund. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Paris to Dortmund tickets on Omio for $85 (€68).
Can I travel directly between Paris and Dortmund?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct train with Thalys.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Paris to Dortmund?
Omio customers who travel from Paris to Dortmund often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Amsterdam or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Dortmund and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Paris to Dortmund online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $33 (€26) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $85 (€68) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Dortmund
Gare Paris Bercy
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WC
Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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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 not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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