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Train Information between Bern and Dortmund

distanceDistance314 miles (507 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Bern to Dortmund cover the 314 miles (507 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $43 (€35), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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Bern to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn

For as little as $23 (€19) you can travel by train from Bern to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train from Bern to Dortmund, check Omio for Deutsche Bahn trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 314 miles (507 km) trip from Bern to Dortmund, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Deutsche Bahn trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Deutsche Bahn train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Bern to Dortmund as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Deutsche Bahn train on Omio. If you search for trains between Bern and Dortmund in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Deutsche Bahn tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Deutsche Bahn trains from Bern to Dortmund starting at $23 (€19), buy your official Deutsche Bahn tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

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  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Bern to Dortmund
Travel by train to Dortmund easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bern to Dortmund.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Dortmund, Germany if I'm coming from Bern, Switzerland by train?

Travel between Bern, Switzerland and Dortmund, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Bern?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/21/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Bern to Dortmund as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Dortmund, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dortmund to Bern is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Dortmund?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/15/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Bern from Dortmund here.

How much are cheap trains to Dortmund from Bern?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Bern to Dortmund to cost as little as $23 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Dortmund from Bern on average?
The Bern to Dortmund train ticket price is on average $43 (€35)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is it from Bern to Dortmund by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Dortmund from Bern by train to be approximately 314 miles (507 km).
What is the Bern to Dortmund train travel time?
On average the Bern to Dortmund train time is 7 h 3 min  covering the 314 miles (507 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Bern and arrival train station in Dortmund?

When departing from Bern, you have various train station options to start your route from including Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, Bern, Bhf and Bern. When arriving in Dortmund, you can end your journey in train stations like Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

Omio customers book a train from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation   to Dortmund Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Bern? Where is the train station in Dortmund?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Dortmund most often arrive at Dortmund Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service to Dortmund from Bern?
For the best Bern to Dortmund train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Bern to Dortmund to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any nonstop train services from Bern to Dortmund?
Yes, there are 3 direct trains per day from Bern to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
How many train services per day are there from Bern to Dortmund?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Bern to Dortmund. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Bern to Dortmund?
The first Bern to Dortmund train departs at 4: 33 PM   and the last train from Bern to Dortmund leaves at 8: 02 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Bern to Dortmund on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book Bern to Dortmund train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Bern to Dortmund is on average $43 (€35) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Bern and Dortmund available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bern
Dortmund
Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation is the most popular Bern railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bern for your trip to Dortmund.