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Train Information to Munich from Dortmund

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$39 (€31)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Dortmund to Munich cover the 296 miles (477 km) long route taking on average 7 h 18 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 trip for as low as $22 (€18)], but the average price of train tickets is $39 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

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Dortmund to Munich with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train from Dortmund to Munich with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $22 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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Find your perfect journey between Dortmund and Munich with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Dortmund and Munich and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance from Dortmund to Munich by DB is 296 miles (477 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Dortmund to Munich is $22 (€18).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains 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 trains.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Dortmund and Munich due to the coronavirus:

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

Train from Dortmund to Munich. Information about travel times and routes

Here you can find all information about the trip by train from Dortmund to Munich at a glance.

How do I get cheaply by train from Dortmund to Munich?

To travel by train from Dortmund to Munich, there are over 50 connections available every day. Around thirteen trains a day connect the city in the eastern Ruhr area directly with the Bavarian capital on the line from Dortmund to Munich. These are mainly fast ICE trains. Anyone wishing to travel the train route from Dortmund to Munich will have the opportunity to do so with the long-distance trains of Deutsche Bahn as well as on sections with regional trains. In addition, the €bahn or €city trains run on individual sections of the route. The train journey from Dortmund to Munich leads through the entire Ruhr area with its industrial monuments and the directly connected cities. Afterwards, travelers enjoy the view of the romantic Rhine Valley with its vineyards. Later the journey leads again at the vineyards of the Main in Franconia along.

With the German course from Dortmund to Munich

The German course offers 13 direct connections on the distance from Dortmund to Munich between 0 and about 22.30. The comfortable and fast ICE trains are used. Passengers receive the service typical of ICE trains with an on-board restaurant or bistro and comfortable, air-conditioned wagons. On some routes, the train runs from Dortmund to Munich at speeds of over 200 km/h.

How long does the train journey from Dortmund to Munich take?

The journey by train from Dortmund to Munich extends over around 700 km and lasts between 5.5 and around 10 hours. With the fast direct connections, the journey times on the train line from Dortmund to Munich are comparable to a change in Essen. Also on the route via Cologne and Mannheim with two changes the trains reach Munich from Dortmund in less than 6 hours. Especially long are the journey times of the trains which, after two changes in Cologne and at the Frankfurt Airport long-distance station, first travel through Baden-Württemberg.

How much does a train ticket from Dortmund to Munich cost?

The cost of a train ticket from Dortmund to Munich is between 120 and 150 € in the normal 2nd class. If you book your ticket early and decide on a train connection, you can save money and travel from Dortmund to Munich for just over 50 €.

From which station does the train run from Dortmund to Munich?

The journey by train from Dortmund to Munich starts at Dortmund Central Station. The train station is centrally located on the northern edge of the city center and is easily accessible by public transport from all directions of the city area as well as from the surrounding areas of the eastern Ruhr area, northern Sauerland and southern Münsterland. Directly below the station building there is a large underground station that runs in all directions of the city. Buses run from the large bus station at the north exit of the station building. There are also connections with suburban trains and regional trains to the entire Ruhr area and neighbouring regions directly at Dortmund main station.

At which station does the train arrive from Dortmund to Munich?

Whoever travels by train from Dortmund to Munich reaches Munich at the main station. After Hamburg Central Station, Munich Central Station is the second busiest in Germany. With 34 platforms running above and below ground, Munich's main train station has the highest number of platforms in Germany and ranks second worldwide. From here, travelers have direct connections to continue their journey with the S-Bahn and regional trains. In the lower part of the modern train station building there are two underground stops that run in all directions of the city. In front of the station building you have the opportunity to continue your journey by bus or tram.


Deutsche Bahn trains from Dortmund to Munich

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Dortmund to Munich. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Dortmund to Munich and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Dortmund to Munich
Travel by train to Munich 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 Munich.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Dortmund to Munich?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Dortmund to Munich trains for as little as $22 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Dortmund and Munich?
The Dortmund to Munich train ticket price is on average $39 (€31)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Munich from Dortmund by train?
The train distance from Dortmund to Munich is around 296 miles (477 km).
How long is the train between Dortmund and Munich?
The train time to Munich from Dortmund is on average 7 h 18 min  for the 296 miles (477 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Dortmund to Munich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Dortmund goes to Munich? What train station do I come into Munich from Dortmund?

Some of the Dortmund train stations to Munich you can start your journey from include Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Munich include München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Dortmund Hbf   and arriving in München Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Dortmund located? Where is the arrival train station in Munich located?

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 München Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Munich.

What train companies offer a service to Munich from Dortmund?
For the route from Dortmund to Munich you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Munich from Dortmund on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I find a direct train from Dortmund to Munich?
Yes, you can find a direct train from Dortmund to Munich with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
What time is the earliest train from Dortmund to Munich? What time is the last train from Dortmund to Munich?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Dortmund at 7: 00 AM. The last train leaves from Dortmund at 11: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Dortmund to Munich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Dortmund to Munich to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Dortmund and Munich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $39 (€31) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Dortmund to Munich a few months in advance.
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Dortmund
Munich
Dortmund Hbf
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