The cheapest trains from Dortmund to Paris

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£92

Average

£115

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.

Cheapest
05:36Dortmund Hbf7h16 12:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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£921One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:12Dortmund Hbf7h42 16:54Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1021One-way
04:03Dortmund Hbf6h48 10:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1121One-way
16:35Dortmund Hbf6h17 22:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1121One-way
16:27Dortmund Hbf6h25 22:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1121One-way

Timetable Dortmund to Paris

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01:45Dortmund Hbf8h06 09:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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01:45Dortmund Hbf9h06 10:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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04:03Dortmund Hbf6h48 10:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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04:57Dortmund Hbf5h08 10:05Paris Gare du Nord
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05:28Dortmund Hbf7h05 12:33Paris Gare de l'Est
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05:36Dortmund Hbf7h16 12:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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05:47Dortmund Hbf6h46 12:33Paris Gare de l'Est
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06:36Dortmund Hbf6h16 12:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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07:36Dortmund Hbf6h43 14:19Paris Gare de l'Est
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07:46Dortmund Hbf6h33 14:19Paris Gare de l'Est
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09:12Dortmund Hbf7h42 16:54Paris Gare de l'Est
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10:35Dortmund Hbf6h19 16:54Paris Gare de l'Est
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11:36Dortmund Hbf6h38 18:14Paris Gare de l'Est
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13:11Dortmund Hbf7h36 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
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14:27Dortmund Hbf6h20 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
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14:35Dortmund Hbf6h12 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
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15:48Dortmund Hbf6h36 22:24Paris Gare de l'Est
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16:27Dortmund Hbf6h25 22:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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16:35Dortmund Hbf6h17 22:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
27 Oct
£91Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£82Deutsche Bahn
£42Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£73Deutsche Bahn
£49Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
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£26Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£64Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£99Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£73Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£64Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£64Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£64Deutsche Bahn with connection
£29Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£60Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£55Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£55Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£38Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Wed
10 Nov
£38Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Thu
11 Nov
£47Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
£51Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£42Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19Flixbus
Sun
14 Nov
£47Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Mon
15 Nov
£38Deutsche Bahn
£19Flixbus
Tue
16 Nov
£38Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus

The fastest trains from Dortmund to Paris

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

5 h 8 m

Average

6 h 50 m

Trains per day

19

Distance

469 km

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.

Fastest
04:57Dortmund Hbf5h08 10:05Paris Gare du Nord
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£1371One-way
2nd Fastest
14:35Dortmund Hbf6h12 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1211One-way
06:36Dortmund Hbf6h16 12:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1121One-way
16:35Dortmund Hbf6h17 22:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1121One-way
10:35Dortmund Hbf6h19 16:54Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1211One-way

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Train Information to Paris from Dortmund

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£85 (€96)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys, 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.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn between Dortmund and Paris

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.

Deutsche Bahn

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.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Thalys trains from Dortmund to Paris

The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Dortmund to Paris on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

By booking your train from Dortmund to Paris with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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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.

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

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

What is the status of international entry into France from Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

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.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from France by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Dortmund is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from France?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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 Dortmund, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

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.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Paris from Dortmund?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Paris from Dortmund for as low as £64  for the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Dortmund to Paris cost on average?
The Dortmund to Paris train ticket price is on average £85  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How many miles is it from Dortmund to Paris by train?
The distance between Dortmund and Paris by train is approximately 291 miles (469 km).
What is the average Dortmund to Paris train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 291 miles (469 km) from Dortmund to Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Dortmund to Paris is on average 6 h 58 min.
What station does the Dortmund to Paris train leave from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Dortmund?

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.

Where is the train station in Dortmund? Where is the train station in Paris?

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.

What train companies go from Dortmund to Paris?
For the journey from Dortmund to Paris you can take a train with Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB | IC. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Dortmund and Paris on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there to Paris from Dortmund?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Dortmund to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Dortmund to Paris? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Dortmund to Paris leaves at 05: 50. The last train departing from Dortmund to Paris leaves at 23: 45. You can find the latest Dortmund to Paris train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Dortmund to Paris to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket between Dortmund and Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £85 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Paris from Dortmund are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund
Paris
Dortmund Hbf is the most popular Dortmund railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Dortmund for your journey to Paris.