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 Dortmund to Paris will cost around £ 115 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 92.
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5 h 8 m
6 h 50 m
Trains per day
Of the 19 trains that leave Dortmund for Paris every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 469 km distance in an average of 6 h 50 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 8 m .
The slowest trains will take 9 h 6 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||291 miles (469 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 58 min|
|Average train ticket price||£85 (€96)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB | IC|
Trains from Dortmund to Paris cover the 291 miles (469 km) long route taking on average 6 h 58 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB | IC. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £85, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £64. Travellers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Travel from Dortmund to Paris from £64 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
Find your perfect trip between Dortmund and Paris with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables from Dortmund to Paris and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Dortmund and Paris by DB is 291 miles (469 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Dortmund and Paris is £64.
DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
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The Thalys is a high-speed railroad company in France connecting the France to the rest of Europe and beyond. Perfect for multi-city train journeys in Europe.
When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.
Travel between Dortmund, Germany and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 25/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Dortmund to Paris before travelling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Dortmund is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 25/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Paris to Dortmund train here.
Some of the Dortmund train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Dortmund Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Dortmund.
The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Paris.
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