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Travel Information from Berlin to Dortmund

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 5 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 3 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or FlixTrain

Travel 261 miles (421 km) by bus or train from Berlin to Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Berlin to Dortmund.

How to get from Berlin to Dortmund

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Berlin to Dortmund, 84,29% 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 Berlin 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

How do I reach Dortmund from Berlin?

There are 2 ways to travel to Dortmund from Berlin including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Berlin to Dortmund?

The cheapest way to travel between Berlin and Dortmund is by taking a bus with an average price of $12 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Dortmund, which costs on average $12 (€10) for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel from Berlin to Dortmund is by train, which takes on average 3 h 24 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Dortmund by bus can take on average 5 h 55 min.

How many miles from Berlin to Dortmund would I travel?

The Berlin to Dortmund distance is around 261 miles (421 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Dortmund is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Berlin and in Dortmund?

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

  • Buses from Berlin to Dortmund most often leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Berlin to Dortmund?

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

  • You can go to Dortmund from Berlin by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $12 (€10) with Flixbus from Berlin to Dortmund on Omio.
  • You can go to Dortmund from Berlin by train with FlixTrain. You'll see cheap train tickets for $12 (€10) with FlixTrain from Berlin to Dortmund on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly between Berlin and Dortmund?

Yes, there are direct services available from Berlin to Dortmund with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 16 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Dortmund as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Berlin and Dortmund.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Berlin to Dortmund?

Looking to extend your trip from Berlin to Dortmund? Many Omio customers who go from Berlin to Dortmund usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Munich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Munich from Dortmund, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I purchase Berlin to Dortmund tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $12 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $12 (€10) one way.

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