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from Amsterdam to Dortmund

You can get from Amsterdam to Dortmund by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Dortmund on Sep 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:08AMAmsterdam Centraal2h45 10:53AMDortmund Hbf
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$501One-way
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10:07PMAmsterdam Centraal8h27 06:34AMDortmund Hbf
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$231One-way
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06:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h43 09:21PMDortmund Hbf
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$501One-way
06:38AMAmsterdam Centraal2h48 09:26AMDortmund Hbf
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$501One-way
02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h48 05:26PMDortmund Hbf
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$501One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Sep 20
$23Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
Tue
Sep 21
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Wed
Sep 22
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Sep 23
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Fri
Sep 24
$25Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$31Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Oct 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus

Travel Information to Dortmund from Amsterdam

distanceDistance124 miles (200 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€12) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€25) • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 124 miles (200 km) by bus or train between Amsterdam and Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Dortmund.

How to get from Amsterdam to Dortmund

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Amsterdam to Dortmund, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Amsterdam to Dortmund and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Dortmund, Germany?

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Dortmund, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Dortmund if traveling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/18/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Amsterdam and Dortmund.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Dortmund, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Dortmund restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Dortmund?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 9/14/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Amsterdam to Dortmund?

There are 2 ways to travel between Amsterdam and Dortmund including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Dortmund?

The cheapest way to travel to Dortmund from Amsterdam is by taking a bus with an average price of $15 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

Taking a bus is usually $16 (€13) less than taking a train to Dortmund, which costs on average $31 (€25) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Amsterdam and Dortmund?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Dortmund is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Dortmund that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 35 min   on average.

What is the distance between Amsterdam and Dortmund?

The distance is approximately 124 miles (200 km) from Amsterdam to Dortmund.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Dortmund?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Dortmund is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Amsterdam and Dortmund as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Amsterdam? Where do I arrive in Dortmund?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Dortmund:

  • Buses mostly depart from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains from Amsterdam to Dortmund most often leave from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Amsterdam to Dortmund?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Dortmund:

  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Dortmund by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $15 (€12) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Dortmund.
  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $31 (€25) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Dortmund.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Amsterdam to Dortmund?
Your trip from Amsterdam to Dortmund doesn't have to end in Dortmund. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Munich to your Amsterdam to Dortmund tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Dortmund today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Dortmund from Amsterdam online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Dortmund, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $15 (€12) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $31 (€25) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Dortmund online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Dortmund
Amsterdam City Centre
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Amsterdam Centraal
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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