Paris to Düsseldorf train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Düsseldorf

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£111

Average

£152

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.

Cheapest
17:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h37 23:32Düsseldorf Hbf
1 change
£1111One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h15 21:10Düsseldorf Hbf
2 changes
£1691One-way
09:55Paris Gare du Nord3h50 13:45Düsseldorf Hbf
0 changes
£1761One-way

Train schedule Paris to Düsseldorf

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 June
09:55Paris Gare du Nord3h50 13:45Düsseldorf Hbf
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15:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h15 21:10Düsseldorf Hbf
2 changes
17:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h37 23:32Düsseldorf Hbf
1 change

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Fastest train times from Paris to Düsseldorf

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 50 m

Average

4 h 54 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

411 km

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.

Fastest
09:55Paris Gare du Nord3h50 13:45Düsseldorf Hbf
0 changes
£1761One-way
2nd Fastest
15:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h15 21:10Düsseldorf Hbf
2 changes
£1691One-way
17:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h37 23:32Düsseldorf Hbf
1 change
£1111One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Düsseldorf

distanceDistance255 miles (411 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£87 (€97)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train companies: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn trains Paris to Düsseldorf

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
Deutsche Bahn

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:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 12 min
  • Average Price: £126
  • Thalys frequency: 1 a day

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.

  • Average Price: £66

Trains from Paris to Dusseldorf

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.

Which train companies travel from Paris to Dusseldorf?

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.

How long is the train from Paris to Dusseldorf?

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.

How many trains are there from Paris to Dusseldorf?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Paris to Dusseldorf?

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.


Thalys trains from Paris to Dusseldorf

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 Paris to Dusseldorf 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 Paris to Dusseldorf 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 Paris to Düsseldorf

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FAQs

Travel between Paris, France and Düsseldorf, Germany by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany from France?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

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

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

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

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

What are the 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

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.

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Paris to Düsseldorf for the next 7 days starting from £66  one way.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Düsseldorf train price to come in at an average of £87  one way.
The distance between Paris and Düsseldorf by train is approximately 255 miles (411 km).
On average the Paris to Düsseldorf train time is 3 h 46 min  covering the 255 miles (411 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

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.

For the best Paris to Düsseldorf train to book, 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 companies with services between Paris and Düsseldorf to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Paris to Düsseldorf. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this route departs from Paris at 04: 55. The last train leaves from Paris at 18: 04. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Paris to Düsseldorf and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Düsseldorf from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £87 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Düsseldorf a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Düsseldorf
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Düsseldorf.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 890640650
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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