How to travel 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 Jul 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:12PMDortmund Hbf6h43 10:55PMParis Gare de l'Est
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04:12PMDortmund Hbf6h43 10:55PMParis Gare de l'Est
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03:46AMDortmund Hbf6h52 10:38AMParis Gare de l'Est
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11:36AMDortmund Hbf6h29 06:05PMParis Gare de l'Est
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09:24AMDortmund Hbf7h30 04:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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Travel Information between Dortmund and Paris

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • €109 • 5 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 291 miles (469 km) from Dortmund to Paris. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Dortmund to Paris.

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Paris from Dortmund restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 7/1/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Dortmund to Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Dortmund, Germany from France is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from France?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from France?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Dortmund, Germany was last verified on 7/1/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Dortmund from Paris.

There are 4 ways to travel from Dortmund to Paris including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Dortmund to Paris is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around €1 compared to other travel options to Paris:

A ferry is about €45 less than a coach, which costs on average €45 for this journey.

A ferry journey is usually €151 less than a journey to Paris by plane, which costs on average €151 for the same trip.

A ferry is about €109 less than a train, which costs on average €109 for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Paris from Dortmund is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 7 min.

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

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

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Paris is:

  • 5 coaches a day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Paris from Dortmund as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry 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).
  • Flights mostly leave from Dortmund Airport and tend to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains from Dortmund to Paris most often leave from Dortmund Hbf and 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 for coaches to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Dortmund to Paris tickets on Omio for €45.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Paris by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Paris for €109 on Omio.

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

  • You can find 1 direct coach per day to take to Paris with Flixbus.
  • You can find 2 direct trains per day to take to Paris with.

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

Omio customers who travel from Dortmund to Paris often also extend their holiday to go to London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Paris and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Dortmund to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is €45 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average €151 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is on average €1 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is €109 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Dortmund to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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