Cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Paris

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£109

Average

£154

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 £ 154 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 109.

Cheapest
06:36Dortmund Hbf7h29 14:05Paris Gare de l'Est
1 changes
£1091One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:22Dortmund Hbf6h43 14:05Paris Gare de l'Est
2 changes
£1261One-way
05:36Dortmund Hbf6h55 12:31Paris Gare de l'Est
2 changes
£1561One-way
14:12Dortmund Hbf6h28 20:40Paris Gare de l'Est
2 changes
£1651One-way
13:12Dortmund Hbf7h28 20:40Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1701One-way

Train schedule Dortmund to Paris

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05:36Dortmund Hbf6h55 12:31Paris Gare de l'Est
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06:36Dortmund Hbf7h29 14:05Paris Gare de l'Est
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07:22Dortmund Hbf6h43 14:05Paris Gare de l'Est
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12:36Dortmund Hbf8h04 20:40Paris Gare de l'Est
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13:12Dortmund Hbf7h28 20:40Paris Gare de l'Est
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14:12Dortmund Hbf6h28 20:40Paris Gare de l'Est
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14:35Dortmund Hbf7h30 22:05Paris Gare de l'Est
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16:36Dortmund Hbf6h18 22:54Paris Gare de l'Est
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Sun
22 May
£109Deutsche Bahn
£49Flixbus
Mon
23 May
£100Deutsche Bahn with connection
£44Flixbus
Tue
24 May
£73Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
Wed
25 May
£91Deutsche Bahn
£45Flixbus
Thu
26 May
£73Deutsche Bahn
£43Flixbus
Fri
27 May
£73Deutsche Bahn with connection
£51Flixbus
Sat
28 May
£73Deutsche Bahn
£38Flixbus
Sun
29 May
£91Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
Mon
30 May
£64Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
Tue
31 May
£60Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
Wed
1 Jun
£56Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
Thu
2 Jun
£64Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31Flixbus
Fri
3 Jun
£109Deutsche Bahn with connection
£41Flixbus
Sat
4 Jun
£123Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31Flixbus
Sun
5 Jun
£91Deutsche Bahn with connection
£34Flixbus
Mon
6 Jun
£77Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
Tue
7 Jun
£60Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Wed
8 Jun
£50Deutsche Bahn
£28Flixbus
Thu
9 Jun
£47Deutsche Bahn with connection
£25Flixbus
Fri
10 Jun
£73Deutsche Bahn with connection
£32Flixbus

Fastest train times from Dortmund to Paris

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

6 h 18 m

Average

7 h 6 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

469 km

It's difficult to get from Dortmund to Paris without changing at least once.

Fastest
04:36PMDortmund Hbf6h18 10:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
1 changes
£1701One-way
2nd Fastest
02:12PMDortmund Hbf6h28 08:40PMParis Gare de l'Est
2 changes
£1651One-way
07:22AMDortmund Hbf6h43 02:05PMParis Gare de l'Est
2 changes
£1261One-way
05:36AMDortmund Hbf6h55 12:31PMParis Gare de l'Est
2 changes
£1561One-way
01:12PMDortmund Hbf7h28 08:40PMParis Gare de l'Est
2 changes
£1701One-way

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Overview: Train from Dortmund to Paris

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£90 (€101)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Thalys or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Dortmund to Paris cover the 291 miles (469 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Thalys or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £73, but the average price of train tickets is £90. Travellers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and Thalys trains Dortmund to Paris

Travel from Dortmund to Paris from £73 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and Thalys! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn
Thalys

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your train between Dortmund and Paris. 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 toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: £73

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets to Paris from Dortmund due to the coronavirus:

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

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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Travel Tips: Trains from Dortmund to Paris

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Dortmund and Paris?

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

Is international entry into Paris from Dortmund restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 20/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Dortmund and Paris closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Paris, France?

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?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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 20/05/2022. 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.

How much do cheap train tickets to Paris from Dortmund cost?

You can find a cheap train from Dortmund to Paris for some dates and times for as low as £73  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Dortmund to Paris on average?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Dortmund to Paris train to cost on average £90  one way.

What is the distance to Paris from Dortmund by train?

You should expect to travel around 291 miles (469 km)  to Paris from Dortmund by train.

How many hours does it take from Dortmund to Paris by train?

While the time it takes to travel 291 miles (469 km) between Dortmund and Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Dortmund to Paris is on average 5 h 8 min.

When travelling by train from Dortmund to Paris, which train station in Dortmund do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

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 do I find the Dortmund train station to Paris? Where is the Paris train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Dortmund Hbf, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Dortmund.

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre of Paris.

Which train providers can get me from Dortmund to Paris?

For the best Dortmund to Paris train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, Thalys or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Paris from Dortmund to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any Dortmund to Paris direct train services?

Yes, there is 1 direct train between Dortmund and Paris per day with Thalys  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

How many train services are there from Dortmund to Paris a day?

The average number of trains departing Dortmund for Paris is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Dortmund to Paris? What time is the last train from Dortmund to Paris?

If you prefer early morning trains from Dortmund to Paris, the first train leaves at 04: 36. If you prefer late night trains from Dortmund to Paris, the last train of the day leaves at 23: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Dortmund to Paris schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How early should I purchase train tickets from Dortmund to Paris to score the best deals?

You can find a train between Dortmund and Paris to cost on average £90 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Dortmund to Paris train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel 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.