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Route overview
Avg. journey time8h 09m
Trains per day3
Fare range€28.00 - €328.00
Distance469km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at01:44
Last train departs at22:40
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 46m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationDortmund
Destination StationParis

Dortmund to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Dortmund to Paris for Saturday 23rd Feb 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:16
16:05
Dortmund
Paris
4h 49m
1 change
11:37
18:05
Dortmund
Paris
6h 28m
2 changes
12:14
18:35
Dortmund
Paris
6h 21m
3 changes
15:13
20:05
Dortmund
Paris
4h 52m
Direct
17:16
22:05
Dortmund
Paris
4h 49m
1 change

Thalys trains from Dortmund to Paris

You can travel from Dortmund to Paris on Thalys trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 300km/h and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

Cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Paris

Train tickets from Dortmund to Paris start at €27.99 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €154.76.
lowest price found
from27.99
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price116.08
0.14285714285714285 weeksin advance
avg. single price142.38
on the day
avg. single price154.76

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Dortmund to Paris by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from Dortmund to Paris by train?

The average journey time between Dortmund and Paris is 8 hours and 9 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 46 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 29 trains per day travelling from Dortmund to Paris. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Dortmund to Paris?

The first train from Dortmund to Paris departs at 01:44. The last train from Dortmund to Paris departs at 22:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Dortmund and Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Dortmund to Paris without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Dortmund to Paris. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Dortmund. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Dortmund to Paris.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Dortmund to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/02/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/10/2018 for travel on 02/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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