There are 10 ways to get from Dortmund to France by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord

$171 - $212

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus

$27 - $36

8 alternative options

Night bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Dortmund to Paris, Paris CDG N179

$46 - $68

Rideshare  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Paris 354.3 miles

$36

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Paris 355.8 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUS - CDG

$75 - $236

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lyon (LYS) DUS - LYS

$87 - $274

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Nice  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Nice (NCE) DUS - NCE

$87 - $308

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Stuttgart (STR) DUS - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg

$118 - $239

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Luxembourg, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Luxembourg (LUX) FRA - LUX
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
  4. Take the train from Metz Ville to St Avold

$138 - $382

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to France is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 11 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to France is to train which costs 150€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and France is 680 km. The road distance is 569.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Dortmund to France, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund to France. However, there are services departing from Dortmund and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to France. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof and arriving at St Michel Nd Rer B via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to France is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 150€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 11 h 12 min.

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Dortmund to France bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to France.
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  • Distance: 425.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and France?

Thalys operates a train from Dortmund to Paris 4 times a day. Tickets cost $170 - $210 and the journey takes 4 h 49 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Dortmund to Paris 3 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$170 - $210
1st Class
$220 - $310
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to St Avold
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $27
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dortmund to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Dortmund to Paris, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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