The cheapest trains from Munich to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Oct 28

Cheapest

$74

Average

$131

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Munich to Dortmund will cost around $ 131 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 74.

Cheapest
09:51PMMunich Hbf9h31 07:22AMDortmund Hbf
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$741One-way
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07:46PMMunich Hbf7h47 03:33AMDortmund Hbf
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$831One-way
12:47PMMunich Hbf7h22 08:09PMDortmund Hbf
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$981One-way
05:28PMMunich Hbf7h08 12:36AMDortmund Hbf
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$981One-way
07:46PMMunich Hbf6h23 02:09AMDortmund Hbf
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$981One-way

Timetable Munich to Dortmund

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12:01AMMunich Hbf8h14 08:15AMDortmund Hbf
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12:01AMMunich Hbf9h21 09:22AMDortmund Hbf
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12:01AMMunich Hbf8h21 08:22AMDortmund Hbf
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03:24AMMunich Hbf5h58 09:22AMDortmund Hbf
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04:11AMMunich Hbf6h11 10:22AMDortmund Hbf
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04:11AMMunich Hbf6h40 10:51AMDortmund Hbf
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04:44AMMunich Hbf6h02 10:46AMDortmund Hbf
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04:44AMMunich Hbf6h46 11:30AMDortmund Hbf
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05:22AMMunich Hbf5h59 11:21AMDortmund Hbf
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05:22AMMunich Hbf7h28 12:50PMDortmund Hbf
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05:44AMMunich Hbf6h02 11:46AMDortmund Hbf
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05:55AMMunich Hbf6h56 12:51PMDortmund Hbf
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06:29AMMunich Hbf5h53 12:22PMDortmund Hbf
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06:44AMMunich Hbf6h02 12:46PMDortmund Hbf
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06:46AMMunich Hbf6h29 01:15PMDortmund Hbf
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06:50AMMunich Hbf6h40 01:30PMDortmund Hbf
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07:28AMMunich Hbf7h22 02:50PMDortmund Hbf
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07:28AMMunich Hbf5h54 01:22PMDortmund Hbf
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07:45AMMunich Hbf6h01 01:46PMDortmund Hbf
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07:46AMMunich Hbf6h17 02:03PMDortmund Hbf
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07:57AMMunich Hbf6h54 02:51PMDortmund Hbf
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08:27AMMunich Hbf5h55 02:22PMDortmund Hbf
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08:45AMMunich Hbf6h01 02:46PMDortmund Hbf
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08:47AMMunich Hbf6h28 03:15PMDortmund Hbf
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08:47AMMunich Hbf8h03 04:50PMDortmund Hbf
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08:50AMMunich Hbf6h43 03:33PMDortmund Hbf
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08:50AMMunich Hbf6h40 03:30PMDortmund Hbf
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09:45AMMunich Hbf6h01 03:46PMDortmund Hbf
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09:47AMMunich Hbf6h15 04:02PMDortmund Hbf
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10:28AMMunich Hbf5h54 04:22PMDortmund Hbf
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10:45AMMunich Hbf5h59 04:44PMDortmund Hbf
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10:51AMMunich Hbf6h39 05:30PMDortmund Hbf
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11:28AMMunich Hbf7h18 06:46PMDortmund Hbf
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11:28AMMunich Hbf5h54 05:22PMDortmund Hbf
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11:28AMMunich Hbf6h01 05:29PMDortmund Hbf
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11:45AMMunich Hbf6h01 05:46PMDortmund Hbf
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11:47AMMunich Hbf7h04 06:51PMDortmund Hbf
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11:47AMMunich Hbf7h21 07:08PMDortmund Hbf
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11:47AMMunich Hbf7h35 07:22PMDortmund Hbf
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11:51AMMunich Hbf7h00 06:51PMDortmund Hbf
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12:27PMMunich Hbf5h55 06:22PMDortmund Hbf
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12:45PMMunich Hbf6h01 06:46PMDortmund Hbf
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12:47PMMunich Hbf7h22 08:09PMDortmund Hbf
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12:47PMMunich Hbf6h28 07:15PMDortmund Hbf
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12:51PMMunich Hbf6h39 07:30PMDortmund Hbf
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01:28PMMunich Hbf6h53 08:21PMDortmund Hbf
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01:28PMMunich Hbf5h54 07:22PMDortmund Hbf
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01:45PMMunich Hbf5h44 07:29PMDortmund Hbf
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01:47PMMunich Hbf7h17 09:04PMDortmund Hbf
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01:47PMMunich Hbf6h22 08:09PMDortmund Hbf
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02:27PMMunich Hbf5h54 08:21PMDortmund Hbf
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02:27PMMunich Hbf6h54 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
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02:45PMMunich Hbf5h52 08:37PMDortmund Hbf
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02:46PMMunich Hbf6h18 09:04PMDortmund Hbf
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02:51PMMunich Hbf6h46 09:37PMDortmund Hbf
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03:28PMMunich Hbf5h53 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
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03:28PMMunich Hbf7h05 10:33PMDortmund Hbf
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03:45PMMunich Hbf5h58 09:43PMDortmund Hbf
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03:47PMMunich Hbf6h19 10:06PMDortmund Hbf
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03:53PMMunich Hbf6h51 10:44PMDortmund Hbf
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04:27PMMunich Hbf6h06 10:33PMDortmund Hbf
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04:45PMMunich Hbf6h12 10:57PMDortmund Hbf
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04:45PMMunich Hbf6h25 11:10PMDortmund Hbf
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04:46PMMunich Hbf7h50 12:36AMDortmund Hbf
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04:51PMMunich Hbf6h27 11:18PMDortmund Hbf
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05:28PMMunich Hbf6h06 11:34PMDortmund Hbf
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05:28PMMunich Hbf7h08 12:36AMDortmund Hbf
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05:47PMMunich Hbf6h33 12:20AMDortmund Hbf
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05:47PMMunich Hbf6h12 11:59PMDortmund Hbf
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05:47PMMunich Hbf6h06 11:53PMDortmund Hbf
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05:51PMMunich Hbf7h55 01:46AMDortmund Hbf
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06:27PMMunich Hbf6h09 12:36AMDortmund Hbf
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06:45PMMunich Hbf6h17 01:02AMDortmund Hbf
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07:46PMMunich Hbf7h47 03:33AMDortmund Hbf
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07:46PMMunich Hbf6h23 02:09AMDortmund Hbf
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07:51PMMunich Hbf9h53 05:44AMDortmund Hbf
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09:51PMMunich Hbf9h31 07:22AMDortmund Hbf
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11:00PMMunich Hbf8h33 07:33AMDortmund Hbf
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Thu
Oct 28
$74Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$203Eurowings
Fri
Oct 29
$74Deutsche Bahn
$68Flixbus
$252Eurowings
Sat
Oct 30
$34Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
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Sun
Oct 31
$22Deutsche Bahn
$52Flixbus
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Mon
Nov 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$105Eurowings
Tue
Nov 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$105Eurowings
Wed
Nov 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$203Eurowings
Thu
Nov 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$105Eurowings
Fri
Nov 5
$34Deutsche Bahn
$39Flixbus
$178Eurowings
Sat
Nov 6
$34Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
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Mon
Nov 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$203Eurowings
Thu
Nov 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$68Eurowings
Fri
Nov 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$92Eurowings
Sat
Nov 13
$22Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
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Sun
Nov 14
$22Deutsche Bahn
$39Flixbus
$92Eurowings
Mon
Nov 15
$22Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$178Eurowings
Tue
Nov 16
$22Deutsche Bahn
$23Flixbus
$92Eurowings

The fastest trains from Munich to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Oct 28

Fastest Journey

5 h 44 m

Average

6 h 41 m

Trains per day

78

Distance

477 km

Of the 78 trains that leave Munich for Dortmund every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 477 km distance in an average of 6 h 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 44 m .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 53 m 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.

Fastest
01:45PMMunich Hbf5h44 07:29PMDortmund Hbf
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$1231One-way
2nd Fastest
02:45PMMunich Hbf5h52 08:37PMDortmund Hbf
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$1551One-way
03:28PMMunich Hbf5h53 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
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$1661One-way
06:29AMMunich Hbf5h53 12:22PMDortmund Hbf
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$1551One-way
10:28AMMunich Hbf5h54 04:22PMDortmund Hbf
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$1551One-way

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Train Information to Dortmund from Munich

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$53 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Munich to Dortmund cover the 296 miles (477 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 58 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct 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 $53 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Munich – Dortmund

For as little as $22 (€18) you can travel by train from Munich to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your train between Munich and Dortmund. 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.

Train information from Munich to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 42 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 10 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Munich and Dortmund:

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

Train from Munich to Dortmund. Travel summary

From Munich there is a direct train to Dortmund about once an hour. The journeys last between 5.5 and 6 hours. In total, Deutsche Bahn offers up to five train connections per hour between the two cities. A travel time of 6 to 7 hours must be planned for the transfer connections. The first move starts around 3.25, the last around 0. ICE, IC and RE.

Here it goes directly to the travel details.

As the most important economic and trade centre in Westphalia, Dortmund is an important destination, especially for business travelers. The big city on the edge of the Ruhr area inspires tourists with its interesting mix of modern and historical architecture and the famous industrial monuments such as the Zollern colliery.

Train from Munich

Most trains on the Munich-Dortmund line depart from Munich Central Station. Some trains (also ICE) also stop at Munich-Pasing station. For other connections the train stops in Nuremberg.

The fastest way for passengers to travel to Munich Central Station is to take the S-Bahn lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8. Alternatively, you can take the U-Bahn lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 and 8. The tram lines 16, 17, 19, 20, 21 and 22 stop at the Hauptbahnhof (main station) on the forecourt. The Hauptbahnhof Nord stop is served by tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22 and bus line 100.

By train to Dortmund

In addition to the direct connections from Munich to Dortmund, there are also a number of trips with one or more transfers available. Frequent transfer stations include Mannheim, Essen and Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. Normally there are 2 transfers, the longest connection with a duration of almost 7 hours consists of a total of 4 transfers.

from Dortmund main station, you can continue your journey quickly with the city train lines U41, U45, U47 and U49, which run every 10 minutes. At the north side of the main station there is a bus stop for the lines 412, 451, 453, 455, 456 and 475. At the south exit the bus lines 460, NE 7, NE 8, NE 12, NE 15 and NE 22 depart. This is also where the Airport-Express starts. The central station is located in the north of Dortmund city center.

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Trains from Munich 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 Munich to Dortmund.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Munich and Dortmund cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Munich to Dortmund to cost as little as $22 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Munich to Dortmund?
The train price between Munich and Dortmund is on average $53 (€43)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Munich to Dortmund by train?
The Munich to Dortmund train distance is approximately 296 miles (477 km).
How long is the train ride from Munich to Dortmund?
On average the Munich to Dortmund train time is 5 h 58 min  covering the 296 miles (477 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Munich to Dortmund, which train station in Munich do I depart from and which train station in Dortmund do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Munich to start your journey from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. In Dortmund you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from München Hbf   and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, München Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Munich. The most popular arrival train station in Dortmund, called Dortmund Hbf, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What train companies go from Munich to Dortmund?
For the trip from Munich to Dortmund 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 from Munich to Dortmund on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I find a direct train from Munich to Dortmund?
Yes, there are 10 direct trains between Munich and Dortmund per day with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many trains are there to Dortmund from Munich a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Munich to Dortmund. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Munich to Dortmund? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Munich to Dortmund train departs at 4: 44 AM   and the last train from Munich to Dortmund leaves at 8: 51 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Munich to Dortmund on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Munich to Dortmund to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Munich to Dortmund within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $53 (€43) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Munich to Dortmund are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Dortmund
München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your trip to Dortmund.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98