How to travel from Bielefeld to Dortmund

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Travel Information between Bielefeld and Dortmund

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€12) • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $19 (€18) • 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 58 miles (93 km) between Bielefeld and Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bielefeld to Dortmund.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bielefeld to Dortmund

Travel 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 Bielefeld to Dortmund.

There are 4 ways to get from Bielefeld to Dortmund: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Dortmund from Bielefeld is by taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dortmund:

A bus is generally $6 (€6) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $19 (€18) from Bielefeld to Dortmund.

The fastest way to get to Dortmund from Bielefeld is by train with an average travel time of 48 min.

Other travel options to Dortmund can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 30 min.

The Bielefeld to Dortmund distance is around 58 miles (93 km).

The average frequency per day from Bielefeld to Dortmund is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • Around 59 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Bielefeld at Bielefeld, Bf Brackwede and arrive in Dortmund at Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bielefeld Hbf and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bielefeld to Dortmund, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Dortmund by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Bielefeld to Dortmund for $13 (€12) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Dortmund by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Bielefeld to Dortmund for $19 (€18).

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain with 47 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 from Bielefeld to Dortmund.

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

Before traveling from Bielefeld to Dortmund, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $13 (€12) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $19 (€18) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Bielefeld to Dortmund tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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