The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Rotterdam to Dortmund is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 30 m
3 h 30 m
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Of the 1 buses that leave Rotterdam for Dortmund every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||130 miles (210 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$26 (€23)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||Union Ivkoni International, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Buses from Rotterdam to Dortmund cover the 130 miles (210 km) long route taking on average 4 h 35 min with our travel partners like Union Ivkoni International, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $21 (€18), but the average price of bus tickets is $26 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
Buy your official FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn bus tickets between Rotterdam and Dortmund from $21 (€18) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.
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Rotterdam to Dortmund bus information with FlixBus:
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of bus services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your bus to Dortmund from Rotterdam. DB uses different types of buses such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain buses.
Travel by bus between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Dortmund, Germany is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 3/22/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Dortmund from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Germany to Netherlands is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/8/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Rotterdam from Dortmund.
There are a few bus stations in Rotterdam to start your trip from including Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), Rotterdam, P+R Capelsebrug and Rotterdam, Zuidplein. In Dortmund you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf, Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and Dortmund Signal-Iduna-Park.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Dortmund most often arrive at Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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