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.
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3 h 50 m
4 h 54 m
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Of the 3 trains that leave Paris for Düsseldorf every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||255 miles (411 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||£87 (€97)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, Thalys or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Paris to Düsseldorf cover the 255 miles (411 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 46 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 £66, but the average price of train tickets is £87. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.
Find the best trains from Paris to Düsseldorf with Omio's travel partners Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from £66. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Paris and Düsseldorf with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
It’s easy to book your Thalys train ticket between Paris and Düsseldorf online with Omio! Simply check the current Thalys train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Paris and Düsseldorf as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Thalys train tickets online. Prices for Thalys trains to Düsseldorf from Paris start at £126 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 255 miles (411 km). If you search for Thalys trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Thalys tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train to Düsseldorf from Paris. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Paris to Düsseldorf Thalys train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
Train information from Paris to Düsseldorf with Thalys:
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Paris to Düsseldorf train.
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: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully 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 24/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Düsseldorf from Paris as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Düsseldorf to Paris is: Partially open
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the entry requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 24/06/2022. 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 Düsseldorf to Paris train here.
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.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre of Paris.
The most popular arrival train station, Düsseldorf Hbf, is located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre of Düsseldorf.
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