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There are 8 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Paris-Nord

$150 - $200

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Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Paris Gallieni 820 / ...

$17 - $110

6 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Paris 309.9 miles

$26 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Paris 309.4 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Dusseldorf to Paris CDG  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUS - CDG

$53 - $210

Fly Dusseldorf to Paris Orly  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Paris Orly (ORY) DUS - ORY

$114 - $342

Train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

$175 - $412

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris CDG (CDG) FRA - CDG

$108 - $357

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Paris is to rideshare which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Paris is to train which costs 130€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Paris Gallieni. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Paris-Nord. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Paris is 411 km. The road distance is 495 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs 130€ - 170€.

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The train from Düsseldorf to Paris-Nord takes 3 h 48 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Düsseldorf to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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Düsseldorf to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Paris is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs 130€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 90€ and takes 9 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Paris.
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  • Distance: 256.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Paris, France?

Thalys operates a train from Düsseldorf to Paris 5 times a day. Tickets cost $150 - $200 and the journey takes 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Paris 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $110 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Orly via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Orly via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Orly via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $200
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$150 - $200
1st Class
$200 - $280
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Düsseldorf to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Düsseldorf to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Düsseldorf to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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Düsseldorf to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Paris is 495 km. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Paris.

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Hahn Air, Luxair, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Paris bus tickets online with Busbud, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 5236+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Düsseldorf and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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