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 Paris to Düsseldorf will cost around £ 106 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 91.
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5 h 44 m
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Of the 21 trains that leave Paris for Düsseldorf every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 411 km distance in an average of 5 h 44 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 45 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 38 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||255 miles (411 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||£88 (€100)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB|
Trains from Paris to Düsseldorf cover the 255 miles (411 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 12 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or SNCB. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £88, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £73. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.
Find the best trains between Paris and Düsseldorf with Omio's travel partners SNCB, Deutsche Bahn and Thalys from £73. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
Find your perfect route between Paris and Düsseldorf with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables between Paris and Düsseldorf and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Paris and Düsseldorf by DB is 255 miles (411 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Paris to Düsseldorf is £73.
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.
When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Paris to Düsseldorf, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Whether visiting this commercial German hub for business or leisure, travellers will find a trains from Paris to Dusseldorf to suit any schedule. Everyday, up to four direct trains travel this route, getting straight to Dusseldorf in under four hours. On top of that, there are multiple options for non-direct trains with departure times throughout the day and early night.
The three providers for this route are Deutsche Bahn, TGV, and Thalys. Deutsche Bahn provides the vast majority of non-direct trains to Dusseldorf. Meanwhile, Thalys operates all the direct trains, making this company the best choice for passengers looking to get to Dusseldorf as quickly as possible.
Direct trains from Paris reach Dusseldorf in just under four hours. The overall journey duration for trains with changes varies greatly, generally falling somewhere between four and nine hours in total.
Most days, there are two to four direct trains available from Paris to Dusseldorf. Direct trains depart as early as just before 8:00 a.m. and as late as around 6:00 p.m. For passengers who don’t mind changing trains, there are dozens of journey options available each day. The first trains on these routes depart from Paris at around 10 intervals throughout the daytime and evening, and there are many connecting train options to choose from.
Departure train stations: Direct Thalys trains to Dusseldorf usually depart from Paris Gare du Nord; the rest of the trains depart from Paris Gare de l’Est. Passengers will find dining options, luggage lockers, and several shops to peruse at both stations. Getting to either station from most places in Paris is quick and simple via metro lines 4 or 5 (or 7 for Gare de l'Est) or by bus.
Arrival train station: Trains on this route arrive at Dusseldorf HBF, the city’s main railway station. A number of facilities are available at this station, including left luggage lockers, a lounge for first class passengers, and an information point. It’s easy to get around the city from Dusseldorf HBF, with links to buses, trams, and metro near the station.
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.
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Travel between Paris, France and Düsseldorf, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Düsseldorf from Paris as this information can change.
Return travel from Germany to France is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 24/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Düsseldorf.
Some of the Paris train stations to Düsseldorf you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Düsseldorf include Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Düsseldorf Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Düsseldorf, called Düsseldorf Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.
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