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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Paderborn by train, bus, night bus, 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.

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Train via Hamm  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Hamm Re7 / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamm to Paderborn Hbf Ic / ...

171€ - 226€

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Bus, night bus  •  10h 42m

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

29€ - 44€

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Train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Düsseldorf Thalys
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Paderborn Hbf Re11 / ...

169€ - 222€

Night bus, train  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris, Paris to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen N79
  2. Take the train from Leverkusen Mitte to Paderborn Hbf Ic

68€ - 106€

Drive  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Paderborn 408.9 miles

75€ - 110€

Fly to Paderborn  •  6h 6m

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

110€ - 320€

Fly to Hannover, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Hannover (HAJ) CDG - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf

100€ - 305€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Wattenscheid
  3. Take the train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Paderborn Hbf

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Paderborn is to bus and night bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 10h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Paderborn is to drive which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 6h 1m.

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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 10h 42m.

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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 Köln Dom / Hbf and Hamm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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The distance between Paris and Paderborn is 555 km. The road distance is 654.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paderborn without a car is to train via Hamm which takes 6h 21m and costs 170€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m 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 via Hamm which takes 6h 21m and costs 170€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 110€ - 320€ and takes 6h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Paderborn.
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  • Distance: 346.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 21m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Paderborn via Köln Dom / Hbf and Hamm in around 6h 21m. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Eurowings and four other airlines fly from Paris to Paderborn hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Paris CDG to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Paris CDG to Paderborn via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Paris CDG to Paderborn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Paris CDG to Paderborn via Dusseldorf, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 650€
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1000€ - 4200€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
120€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 230€
Train from Paris-Nord to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
130€ - 170€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
130€ - 170€
1st Class
170€ - 250€
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Hamm
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn

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 Koeln Hbf to Hamm(Westf)
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamm(Westf) to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leverkusen Mitte to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Flughafen to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Wattenscheid
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Hamm to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24€ - 40€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Dortmund to Paderborn, Paderborn central station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Paris, Paris to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Paderborn Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m 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 ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH, arrive at Paderborn Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Paderborn is 654 km. It takes approximately 6h 1m to drive from Paris to Paderborn.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Paderborn Airport.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Paderborn. Prices start at 48€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38m and costs 10€.

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