The cheapest trains from Rotterdam to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Cheapest

$23

Average

$59

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 Rotterdam to Dortmund will cost around $ 59 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.

Cheapest
09:35PMRotterdam Centraal8h59 06:34AMDortmund Hbf
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$231One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:20PMRotterdam Centraal3h01 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$431One-way
04:20PMRotterdam Centraal3h06 07:26PMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$591One-way
07:50AMRotterdam Centraal3h03 10:53AMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$591One-way
12:20PMRotterdam Centraal3h06 03:26PMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$591One-way

Timetable Rotterdam to Dortmund

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12:05AMRotterdam Centraal7h52 07:57AMDortmund Hbf
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04:00AMRotterdam Centraal4h57 08:57AMDortmund Hbf
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06:05AMRotterdam Centraal3h52 09:57AMDortmund Hbf
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06:20AMRotterdam Centraal3h06 09:26AMDortmund Hbf
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07:05AMRotterdam Centraal3h52 10:57AMDortmund Hbf
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07:50AMRotterdam Centraal3h03 10:53AMDortmund Hbf
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08:05AMRotterdam Centraal5h02 01:07PMDortmund Hbf
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08:05AMRotterdam Centraal3h52 11:57AMDortmund Hbf
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09:05AMRotterdam Centraal3h52 12:57PMDortmund Hbf
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10:05AMRotterdam Centraal3h52 01:57PMDortmund Hbf
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10:20AMRotterdam Centraal3h06 01:26PMDortmund Hbf
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11:05AMRotterdam Centraal3h52 02:57PMDortmund Hbf
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12:05PMRotterdam Centraal3h52 03:57PMDortmund Hbf
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12:20PMRotterdam Centraal3h06 03:26PMDortmund Hbf
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01:05PMRotterdam Centraal3h52 04:57PMDortmund Hbf
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02:05PMRotterdam Centraal3h52 05:57PMDortmund Hbf
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02:20PMRotterdam Centraal3h06 05:26PMDortmund Hbf
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03:05PMRotterdam Centraal3h52 06:57PMDortmund Hbf
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04:05PMRotterdam Centraal3h52 07:57PMDortmund Hbf
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04:20PMRotterdam Centraal3h06 07:26PMDortmund Hbf
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05:05PMRotterdam Centraal3h52 08:57PMDortmund Hbf
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06:05PMRotterdam Centraal3h52 09:57PMDortmund Hbf
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06:20PMRotterdam Centraal3h01 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
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08:05PMRotterdam Centraal3h52 11:57PMDortmund Hbf
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09:05PMRotterdam Centraal3h52 12:57AMDortmund Hbf
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09:35PMRotterdam Centraal8h59 06:34AMDortmund Hbf
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10:35PMRotterdam Centraal9h32 08:07AMDortmund Hbf
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Oct 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Union Ivkoni International
Tue
Oct 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Union Ivkoni International
Thu
Oct 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
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Oct 30
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$20Union Ivkoni International
Mon
Nov 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Nov 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Union Ivkoni International
Thu
Nov 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Union Ivkoni International
Fri
Nov 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Union Ivkoni International
Sat
Nov 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus

The fastest trains from Rotterdam to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Fastest Journey

3 h 1 m

Average

4 h 17 m

Trains per day

27

Distance

211 km

It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to Dortmund without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
06:20PMRotterdam Centraal3h01 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$431One-way
2nd Fastest
07:50AMRotterdam Centraal3h03 10:53AMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$591One-way
04:20PMRotterdam Centraal3h06 07:26PMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$591One-way
12:20PMRotterdam Centraal3h06 03:26PMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$591One-way
06:20AMRotterdam Centraal3h06 09:26AMDortmund Hbf
2 changes
$591One-way

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Train Information between Rotterdam and Dortmund

distanceDistance130 miles (210 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Rotterdam to Dortmund cover the 130 miles (210 km) long route taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct 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 $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

Train companies

Train between Rotterdam and Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn

Travel from Rotterdam to Dortmund from $23 (€19) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect trip between Rotterdam and Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules from Rotterdam to Dortmund and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Rotterdam and Dortmund by DB is 130 miles (210 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Rotterdam to Dortmund is $23 (€19).

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.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Rotterdam and Dortmund and when traveling by train:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Dortmund.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Rotterdam to Dortmund?

Travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Dortmund, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Dortmund from Rotterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Entry Requirements:

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

The above information was last checked on 10/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dortmund from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Dortmund, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dortmund to Rotterdam is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

Last checked on 10/24/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Rotterdam from Dortmund here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Rotterdam to Dortmund?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Rotterdam to Dortmund trains for as little as $23 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket to Dortmund from Rotterdam?
The train price between Rotterdam and Dortmund is on average $23 (€19)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Rotterdam to Dortmund by train?
You should expect to travel around 130 miles (210 km)  to Dortmund from Rotterdam by train.
How long is the train to Dortmund from Rotterdam?
On average the Rotterdam to Dortmund train travel time is 3 h 3 min  for the 130 miles (210 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Rotterdam and arrival train station in Dortmund?

Some of the Rotterdam train stations to Dortmund you can start your journey from include Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Dortmund include Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

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

Where is the train station in Rotterdam to go to Dortmund? Where is the train station in Dortmund located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Rotterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Rotterdam.

The most popular arrival train station, Dortmund Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Dortmund.

What train companies offer a service to Dortmund from Rotterdam?
If you're looking for trains from Rotterdam to Dortmund, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Dortmund. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Rotterdam to Dortmund journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there to Dortmund from Rotterdam a day?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Rotterdam to Dortmund. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Rotterdam to Dortmund?
You can take the earliest train from Rotterdam to Dortmund at 5: 50 AM   or take the last train from Rotterdam to Dortmund leaving at 9: 44 PM. Look for the latest Rotterdam to Dortmund train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I book train tickets from Rotterdam to Dortmund to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Rotterdam to Dortmund is on average $23 (€19) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Rotterdam to Dortmund available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Dortmund
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your trip to Dortmund.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Connections to/from station
Subway lines: D, E
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar