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Train Information between Dortmund and Amsterdam

distanceDistance124 miles (200 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€23)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam cover the 124 miles (200 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $23 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $29 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Dortmund – Amsterdam

You can travel by train between Dortmund and Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $23 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Dortmund to Amsterdam train.

    When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Dortmund to Amsterdam don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam

    Forget about flying. Trains offer a convenient, comfortable, and quick way to make the trip from Dortmund to Amsterdam. The journey to Amsterdam from Dortmund takes between 2 hours and 43 minutes, and 4 hours and 50 minutes when one change is involved. And there are numerous daily options, with 6 services during the week, and 7-8 trains on weekends. So there should be departure times to suit anyone's schedule

    Dortmund to Amsterdam train times: daily departures

    Deutsche Bahn operates a daily service between Dortmund and Amsterdam, with no interruptions during the year. Expect a choice of 6 trains from Monday to Friday, and a couple of extra possibilities on Saturdays and Sundays. Trains run all day long, with the earliest leaving at about 6:45 a.m., and the last departure of the day just before 9:00 p.m.

    How long is the journey by train from Dortmund to Amsterdam?

    Travelers will need to include at least one stop in their itinerary when they catch the train from Dortmund to Amsterdam. Stops could be in Oberhausen or Duisburg, and they don't add too much to journey lengths. With durations of between 2 hours and 43 minutes and 4 hours and 50 minutes, services with a stop are usually competitive with flights. The fastest services with more than one change take over 5 hours, which is worth bearing in mind.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam?

    Departure station: The train from Dortmund to Amsterdam will leave from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof, which is located on Königswall in the heart of the city. Cycling, walking, local buses, and taxis all provide good links to Dortmund's central neighborhoods. And the station is well supplied with amenities, including places to dine, shops, free WiFi, and bathrooms.

    Arrival station: Trains from Dortmund will arrive at Amsterdam Centraal - the city's largest rail hub. Centraal is just north of the old town center, and arrivals can walk there in 10-15 minutes. Alternatively, buses, trams, and subway services are available for onward journeys. At Centraal, travelers can eat or drink, use left luggage, check their email, or freshen up before sightseeing.

    Which train companies travel from Dortmund to Amsterdam?

    Trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam are provided by Deutsche Bahn (DB), the largest rail operator in Germany. DB runs services from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal, via a number of intermediate stops, which include Mönchengladbach, Duisburg and Oberhausen. Changes can add an hour onto journeys, but some take 5-10 minutes, resulting in the shortest journey times.

    Dortmund to Amsterdam trains: services on board

    DB offers a range of seat classes on its ICE (inter city) trains, which cover the second leg in journeys from Dortmund to Amsterdam. This includes extra legroom, quiet spaces, unlimited WiFi, and the option of having refreshments delivered to seats. All seat classes on ICE trains deliver free WiFi, though users may have to pay for extra data, and catering is provided via restaurant cars. Travelers can take as much hand luggage onto DB trains as they need, but can only take one larger item - as long as it fits in the luggage racks. Cyclists will need to reserve space for their bike, which can be done via the online booking system. Small pets can travel free, as long as they are in proper carriers, and dogs are welcome. However, larger dogs will need a ticket of their own. The rail operator also offers assistance for disabled travelers. To book this service, it's a good idea to contact DB's Mobility Service Center 24 hours before traveling.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Amsterdam?

    Finding affordable fares for trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam should always be possible, and some general money saving rules apply. First, book in advance when possible to save money. Purchasing a few days before traveling will almost always add to the cost. Secondly, look at slower services with longer stops (you can always explore locations like Duisburg while waiting). They may be cheaper than more direct services. And think about traveling at less popular times as they can be a very cheap time to book.

    Train tickets from Dortmund to Amsterdam: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 31 €
    3 weeks earlier 22 €41%
    1 month before 31 €0%
    2 months earlier 27 €15%
    3 months earlier 27 €15%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Dortmund - Amsterdam. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Dortmund - Amsterdam 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 41% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Dortmund - Amsterdam with 2 months in advance you save up to about 15% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 15%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam
    Travel by train to Amsterdam 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 Dortmund to Amsterdam.
    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by train between Dortmund, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands allowed?

    Travel between Dortmund, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.

    Can I enter Netherlands from Germany?

    International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

    All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Dortmund and Amsterdam as this information can change.

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

    Return travel from Netherlands to Germany is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dortmund from Amsterdam?

    Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • 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?

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

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

    Last checked on 9/26/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Dortmund from Amsterdam.

    How much do cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Amsterdam cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam to cost as little as $23 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket from Dortmund to Amsterdam?
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Dortmund to Amsterdam train to cost on average $29 (€23)  one way.
    How far is Amsterdam from Dortmund by train?
    The Dortmund to Amsterdam train distance is approximately 124 miles (200 km).
    How long is the train ride between Dortmund and Amsterdam?
    On average the Dortmund to Amsterdam train travel time is 2 h 55 min  for the 124 miles (200 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure train station in Dortmund and arrival train station in Amsterdam?

    When taking the train between Dortmund and Amsterdam, you can choose to depart from train stations like Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. Your route can end in train stations such as Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Dortmund Hbf   and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

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

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Amsterdam.

    Which train companies can take me between Dortmund and Amsterdam?
    When taking a train from Dortmund to Amsterdam, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Amsterdam. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Amsterdam from Dortmund and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    When can I take the first train from Dortmund to Amsterdam? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The first Dortmund to Amsterdam train departs at 4: 52 AM   and the last train from Dortmund to Amsterdam leaves at 9: 20 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Dortmund to Amsterdam on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    When should I purchase the Dortmund to Amsterdam train for the best deals on tickets?
    If you buy a train ticket from Dortmund to Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $29 (€23) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Amsterdam from Dortmund are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.