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 Hamburg to Dortmund will cost around $ 69 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.
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Of the 46 train that leave Hamburg for Dortmund every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 287 km distance in an average of 3h 30m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 50m .
The slowest train will take 7h 51m 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 59 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$24|
|Trains depart from:||Hamburg|
|Trains arrive in:||Dortmund|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn|
travelers can reach Dortmund from Hamburg with long-distance trains in less than three hours. For train fans there is an interesting local transport connection. This first leads with a metronome to Bremen and then with the Deutsche Bahn to Osnabrück. Passengers travel the remaining distance with the €bahn. A further train change is necessary in Münster. The total driving time is 7.50 hours
During the day, Deutsche Bahn travels from Hamburg to Dortmund with more than 20 trains. It serves the entire route. Other train companies such as €bahn and metronom run on sections.
To get from Hamburg to Dortmund as quickly as possible by train, travelers can use direct trains of the Deutsche Bahn. No train change is necessary on the connections. The journey time is 2 hours 30 minutes. Other train connections with a change in Hanover, Essen or Münster take up to one hour longer.
From Hamburg there are 22 and 23 trains daily from Sunday to Thursday to Dortmund. On Friday there are 24 connections, on Saturday there are 20. From Monday to Saturday the first departure on the route takes place before 5 am. A €city leaves Hamburg Central Station early in the morning. On Sundays the first train leaves about an hour later. During the day there is at least one train every hour on the Hamburg - Dortmund route. In some hours a transfer connection with a train change is added.
Hauptbahnhof Hamburg. The station can be easily reached by public transport. Buses from different parts of the city stop nearby. Several underground lines run in the basement of the building. S-Bahn connections also exist from the surrounding area. With the S1, the travel time from Hamburg Airport is only 15 minutes.
Hauptbahnhof Dortmund. The market place in the centre can be reached on foot in 6 minutes. The station is connected to large parts of Dortmund by numerous underground lines. Various long-distance buses depart from the ZOB to the north of the station. For car drivers there is a car park at Hauptbahnhof Nord/Ladestraße near the north exit.