How to get from Dortmund to Paris

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from Dortmund to Paris

You can get from Dortmund to Paris by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Dortmund to Paris on 22 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:36Dortmund Hbf7h29 14:05Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1091One-way
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06:36Dortmund Hbf7h29 14:05Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1091One-way
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07:22Dortmund Hbf6h43 14:05Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1261One-way
14:12Dortmund Hbf6h28 20:40Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1651One-way
05:36Dortmund Hbf6h55 12:31Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1561One-way

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Travel Information to Paris from Dortmund

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £42
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 10 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £42 • 4 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 291 miles (469 km) by coach or train between Dortmund and Paris. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Paris.

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FAQs

International travel from Dortmund, Germany to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Germany?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Dortmund to Paris.

The current restriction level for returning to Dortmund, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Dortmund, Germany from Paris, France?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Dortmund from Paris?

  • 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)

Which rules do I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Dortmund from Paris here.

There are 2 travel options from Dortmund to Paris: coach or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Dortmund to Paris, which costs on average £19.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A coach is about £23 less than a train, which costs on average £42 for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Paris from Dortmund is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 52 min.

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 25 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Paris is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Dortmund and Paris as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Dortmund to Paris:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Trains mostly leave from Dortmund Hbf and tend to arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dortmund to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Paris by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Dortmund to Paris tickets on Omio for £19.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Paris by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Paris for £42.
Many of our customers travelling from Dortmund to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Barcelona or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your Dortmund and Paris trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Dortmund to Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £19 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £42 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Paris from Dortmund online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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