The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Berlin to Dortmund will cost around $ 80 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 37.
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3 h 20 m
4 h 7 m
Trains per day
Of the 27 train that leave Berlin for Dortmund every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 422 km distance in an average of 4 h 7 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3 h 20 m .
The slowest train will take 6 h 28 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
4 hours 17 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$20|
|Trains depart from:||Berlin|
|Trains arrive in:||Dortmund|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn|
Berlin and Dortmund are among the most visited cities in Germany. Every day thousands of tourists and commuters travel the train line between the two metropolises. For this reason, Deutsche Bahn offers up to 30 journeys on this route from morning to evening, which in the best case only last 3 hours 12 minutes.
For journeys by train from Berlin to Dortmund, Deutsche Bahn trains are exclusively responsible. The train company uses special train types such as the Intercity Express, the InterCity or the Regional Express for long-distance traffic between the two metropolises in order to guarantee the fastest and most comfortable journey possible.
The duration of the fastest possible journey by train from Berlin to Dortmund, without a stopover, is 3 hours 12 minutes. Basically there is only one stop on this route - often in Wolfsburg or Bad Oyenhausen - which leads to a travel time of up to 5 hours 24 minutes.
During the day, Deutsche Bahn trains depart from Berlin Central Station in the direction of Dortmund from 4.30 am until 23.50 pm. The highest density of trips is in the morning and in the afternoon. From 10 to 17 every 30 minutes passengers have the opportunity to travel on this route. On average, one train leaves Berlin every hour. A total of 30 trips are offered every day for this route.
Berlin Hauptbahnhof. Berlin Hauptbahnhof is located near the city center on the northern edge of the government district. It can be easily reached from the city center by S-Bahn on lines S3, S5, S7 and S9. In addition, there is the possibility to travel by underground on line U55, by tram and by city bus.
Dortmund Hauptbahnhof. After the train arrives, passengers can continue their journey every 10 minutes by underground on lines U41, U45, U47 and U49 in the direction of the city center. There is another connection to the city center via the S-Bahn lines S1, S2 and S5.