Leipzig to Dortmund train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Leipzig to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Jun 18

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 29 m

Average

4 h 40 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

341 km

Cheap train tickets from Leipzig to start from $78 with an average ticket price of $83.

The fastest train from Leipzig to takes 4h 29m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 40m and covers a distance of 341 km.

5 trains that leave Leipzig for every day with 2 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:38AM4h54
Leipzig Hbf
01:32PMDortmund Hbf
$781One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:38AM4h32
Leipzig Hbf
01:10PMDortmund Hbf
$781One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:38AM4h54
Leipzig Hbf
03:32PMDortmund Hbf
$831One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:42AM4h29
Leipzig Hbf
02:11PMDortmund Hbf
$881One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:38AM4h32
Leipzig Hbf
03:10PMDortmund Hbf
$881One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Leipzig to Dortmund

distanceDistance211 miles (340 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$74 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Leipzig to Dortmund cover the 211 miles (340 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 28 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $19 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $74 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Leipzig to Dortmund trains

For as little as $20 (€18) you can travel by train between Leipzig and Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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 Leipzig to Dortmund train.

Deutsche Bahn from Leipzig to Dortmund train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 28 min
  • Cheapest Price: $20
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 13 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Leipzig to Dortmund

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Leipzig to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Leipzig to Dortmund

FAQs: Travel by train from Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Dortmund.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Leipzig to Dortmund can start from as little as $19 (€17) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Leipzig to Dortmund is $74 (€65); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Leipzig to Dortmund train time is 4 h 28 min   covering the 211 mile (340 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Leipzig to Dortmund leaves at 6: 38 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Leipzig to Dortmund leaves at 10: 38 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Leipzig to Dortmund without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn. There are 4 direct trains from Leipzig to Dortmund each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Leipzig to Dortmund train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Dortmund from Leipzig as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 38 PM.

When departing from Leipzig, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Leipzig Hbf, Leipzig/Halle Airport station and Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite. When arriving in Dortmund, you can end your trip in train stations like Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund Signal-Iduna-Park station and Dortmund-Hörde station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dortmund Hbf, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Dortmund from Leipzig is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 28 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Leipzig to Dortmund is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Leipzig to Dortmund including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Leipzig and Dortmund

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Dortmund
Leipzig Hbf is the most popular Leipzig 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 Leipzig for your trip to Dortmund.
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