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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Paderborn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Paderborn Hbf Ic / ...

$195 - $254

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Bus Ouibus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Dortmund Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund to Paderborn, Paderborn central station N30

$29 - $43

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Bus Ecolines  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Dortmund 848408
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund to Paderborn, Paderborn central station N30

$33 - $51

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Paderborn 411.4 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Paderborn  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Paderborn (PAD) CDG - PAD

$122 - $497

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7 h 15 min

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

$93 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Paderborn is to bus which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Paderborn is to fly which costs 100€ - 440€ and takes 6 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Paderborn station. However, there are services departing from Paris Rue de Maubeuge and arriving at Paderborn, Paderborn central station via Dortmund. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Paderborn. However, there are services departing from Paris-Nord and arriving at Paderborn Hbf via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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The distance between Paris and Paderborn is 555 km. The road distance is 658.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paderborn without a car is to train which takes 6 h 49 min and costs 170€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Paris to Paderborn, including transfers.

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Paris to Paderborn bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Paris Rue de Maubeuge station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Paderborn is to train which takes 6 h 49 min and costs 170€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 10 h 47 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 440€ and takes 6 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Paderborn.
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  • Distance: 346.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Paris to Paderborn via Duisburg Hbf in around 6 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Paderborn via Dortmund in around 10 h 47 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Paderborn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Paderborn via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$160 - $200
1st Class
$210 - $290
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 Duisburg Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
$27 - $45
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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 Dortmund to Paderborn, Paderborn central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
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 City Centre - Bercy to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Paderborn Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Paris to Paderborn bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paderborn, Paderborn central station.

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Paris to Paderborn train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Paderborn Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Paderborn is 658 km. It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to drive from Paris to Paderborn.

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Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Paderborn Airport.

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There are 136+ hotels available in Paderborn. 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 38 min and costs 10€.

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