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There are 6 ways to get from Dortmund to Vouziers by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf 55 / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Rethel Tgv

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Bus, train  •  13h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Essen Hbf to Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV 180
  2. Take the train from Champagne-Ardenne to Rethel Ter / ...

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Train via Brussels  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Champagne-Ardenne Tgv
  3. Take the train from Champagne-Ardenne to Rethel Ter / ...

Train, bus  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof 91 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coblenz central train station to Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV
  3. Take the train from Champagne-Ardenne to Rethel Ter / ...

Drive  •  4h 8m

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Vouziers 393.8 km

Train, fly  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) DUS - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Champagne-Ardenne
  4. Take the train from Champagne-Ardenne to Rethel

Dortmund to Vouziers by train, walk and bus

10 Weekly Services
9h 28m Average Duration
€160 Cheapest Price
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Conditions of entry into France from Germany

  • 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
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • 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
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vouziers is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vouziers is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vouziers is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from France.

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Last updated: 24 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Vouziers is to drive which costs €45 - €75 and takes 4h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Vouziers is to drive which costs €45 - €75 and takes 4h 8m.

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The distance between Dortmund and Vouziers is 306 km. The road distance is 393.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Vouziers without a car is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs €160 - €380.

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It takes approximately 9h 28m to get from Dortmund to Vouziers, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Vouziers is 394 km. It takes approximately 4h 8m to drive from Dortmund to Vouziers.

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KLM, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Vouziers.
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  • Distance: 306.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 28m

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Vouziers, France?

You can take a train from Dortmund to Vouziers via Koeln Hbf, Paris Nord, Paris l'Est, Rethel, and Gare SNCF in around 9h 28m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Dortmund Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Abellio
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Abellio
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Dortmund central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €170
Website
Thalys
Standard
€80 - €110
Comfort
€95 - €120
Premium
€120 - €170
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €60
Comfort
€55 - €70
Premium
€55 - €80
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Rethel
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Champagne-Ardenne
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
Train from Champagne-Ardenne TGV to Rethel
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€18 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€25 - €30
1st Class
€18 - €22
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Champagne-Ardenne
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€33 - €39
1st Class
€29 - €34
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Champagne-Ardenne to Rethel
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Champagne-Ardenne TGV to Rethel
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Eurobahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Coblenz central train station to Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen Hbf to Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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