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There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Duisburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Duisburg Hbf

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Drive

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Duisburg

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duisburg Hbf
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International entry into Germany from France

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Conditions of entry into Germany from France

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from France

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Yes, entry into Germany is currently allowed from France.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Duisburg is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Duisburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to France from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 25 Sep 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Paris to Duisburg is to bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 9h.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Duisburg is to train which costs €120 - €250 and takes 3h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Duisburg Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Duisburg Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Paris and Duisburg is 425 km. The road distance is 518.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Duisburg without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs €120 - €250.

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The train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf takes 3h 58m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Paris to Duisburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Duisburg is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs €120 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 9h.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Duisburg.
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  • Distance: 425.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost €120 - €250 and the journey takes 3h 58m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Duisburg Hbf once daily. Tickets cost €29 - €40 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €1000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€120 - €250
Website
Thalys
Standard
€120 - €170
Comfort
€130 - €180
Premium
€180 - €250
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Thalys
Standard
€35 - €50
Comfort
€45 - €60
Premium
€45 - €65
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
National Express Rail
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €2
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 D-Flughafen Bf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 D-Flughafen Bf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
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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The quickest flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Paris to Duisburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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Paris to Duisburg train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Duisburg is 518 km. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Paris to Duisburg.

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

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There are 343+ hotels available in Duisburg. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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