There are 11 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  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Paris Nord Tha

$187 - $231

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Paris City Center - Bercy Dortmund > Duisburg > Dusseldorf > Cologne > Aix-la-Chapelle > Liège > Bruxelles Schaerbeek - Gare Nord > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Paris Centre - Bercy > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Angoulême > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani

$29 - $38

9 alternative options

Train via Bruxelles Midi  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord

$147 - $236

Night bus  •  11 h 39 min

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

$42 - $66

Rideshare  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Paris 354.3 miles

$39

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 25 min

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

$92 - $255

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Nantes  •  5 h 26 min

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

$111 - $274

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Nice  •  5 h 46 min

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

$104 - $327

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Lyon  •  5 h 53 min

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

$104 - $293

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Luxembourg, train  •  6 h 36 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 to Metz Ville
  4. Take the train from Metz Ville to St Avold

$152 - $409

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and France?

Thalys operates a train from Dortmund to Paris 4 times a day. Tickets cost $180 - $230 and the journey takes 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Dortmund to Paris hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 10 h 10 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 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
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 Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
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 Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$180 - $230
1st Class
$240 - $330
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $110
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - Rhein-Sieg-Express
Website
avv.de
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $24
1st Class
$33 - $37
SNCF
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
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dortmund to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Dortmund to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dortmund to France?

The distance between Dortmund and France is 680 km. The road distance is 569 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dortmund to France?

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to France is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 10 h 38 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Dortmund to France is to train which takes 5 h 6 min and costs 150€ - 190€.

Is there a direct train between Dortmund and France?

No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to France. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at St Michel Nd Rer B via Köln Hbf, Bruxelles-Midi and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 44 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dortmund and France?

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 10 h 38 min.

How long does it take to get from Dortmund to France?

It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Dortmund to France, including transfers.