There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Dortmund by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 49 min

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

$170 - $220

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Bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Dortmund 079 / ...

$20 - $110

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Dortmund 355.9 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 4 min

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

$59 - $245

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 18 min

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

$122 - $382

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Dortmund. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris-Nord and arriving at Dortmund Hauptbahnhof. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between Paris and Dortmund is 469 km. The road distance is 569.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Dortmund without a car is to train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs .

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The train from Paris-Nord to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof takes 4 h 49 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Paris to Dortmund train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris-Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Dortmund is to train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Paris to Dortmund.
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  • Distance: 293 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris to Dortmund 4 times a day. Tickets cost $170 - $220 and the journey takes 4 h 49 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Paris to Dortmund 3 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 10 h 50 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $220
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$170 - $220
1st Class
$220 - $310
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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 Paris Centre - Bercy to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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Paris to Dortmund train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Dortmund Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Dortmund is 570 km. It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to drive from Paris to Dortmund.

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Eurowings, KLM and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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

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There are 321+ hotels available in Dortmund. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs .

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