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from Paris to Dortmund

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Dortmund on 27 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:10Paris Gare de l'Est7h11 20:21Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£831One-way
Cheapest
13:10Paris Gare de l'Est7h11 20:21Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£831One-way
Other options
13:10Paris Gare de l'Est6h12 19:22Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£1011One-way
13:10Paris Gare de l'Est6h19 19:29Dortmund Hbf
1 changes
£1011One-way
07:08Paris Gare de l'Est6h14 13:22Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£1011One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
26 Sep
£119Deutsche Bahn
£51Flixbus
Mon
27 Sep
£83Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
Tue
28 Sep
£83Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31Flixbus
Wed
29 Sep
£74Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31Flixbus
Thu
30 Sep
£74Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31Flixbus
Fri
1 Oct
£74Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Sat
2 Oct
£74Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
Sun
3 Oct
£128Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31Eurolines Germany
Mon
4 Oct
£65Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Tue
5 Oct
£61Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Wed
6 Oct
£38Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Thu
7 Oct
£43Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
Fri
8 Oct
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
£21Flixbus
Sat
9 Oct
£61Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
Sun
10 Oct
£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27Flixbus
Mon
11 Oct
£47Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Tue
12 Oct
£47Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Wed
13 Oct
£43Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
Thu
14 Oct
£43Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
Fri
15 Oct
£43Deutsche Bahn with connection
£25Flixbus
Sat
16 Oct
£47Deutsche Bahn with connection
£24Flixbus

Travel Information to Dortmund from Paris

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £61
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 10 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £61 • 6 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 291 miles (469 km) between Paris and Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Paris to Dortmund.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Dortmund, Germany from Paris, France?

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 24/09/2021; 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 Paris to Dortmund.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Paris, France from Dortmund, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Dortmund restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Dortmund?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 24/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Paris to Dortmund?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel to Dortmund from Paris?

The cheapest way from Paris to Dortmund is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £23 compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

A coach is about £37 less than a train, which costs on average £61 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get to Dortmund from Paris?

The quickest way to travel between Paris and Dortmund is by train, which takes on average 6 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 10 h 30 min   of travel time.

How far is Dortmund from Paris?

The distance between Paris and Dortmund is around 291 miles (469 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Dortmund?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Paris to Dortmund?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Dortmund. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Paris to Dortmund tickets on Omio for £23.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Dortmund by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Paris to Dortmund tickets on Omio for £61.
Can I travel directly between Paris and Dortmund?

Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Dortmund with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct coach to Dortmund with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct train to Dortmund with Thalys.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Dortmund tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Paris to Dortmund ends?
Your journey from Paris to Dortmund doesn't have to end in Dortmund. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Amsterdam or Munich to your Paris to Dortmund trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Dortmund today!
How early should I buy tickets from Paris to Dortmund online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £23 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £61 one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Dortmund
Gare Paris Bercy
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WC
Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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