How to travel from Dortmund to Altenburg

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Travel Information to Altenburg from Dortmund

distanceDistance217 miles (350 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $32
fastestFastest modeTrain • $32 (€30) • 6 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 217 miles (350 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Altenburg from Dortmund. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Altenburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dortmund to Altenburg

Travel Tips: Travel to Altenburg 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 Dortmund to Altenburg.

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

The cheapest way to go to Altenburg from Dortmund is by taking a flight, which costs on average $15 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Altenburg:

Taking a flight is about $10 (€9) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€23) for this route.

A flight is generally $17 (€16) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $32 (€30) from Dortmund to Altenburg.

The fastest way from Dortmund to Altenburg is by train with an average journey time of 6 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

Altenburg is approximately 217 miles (350 km) away from Dortmund.

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Altenburg is:

  • 19 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Altenburg from Dortmund as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Trains from Dortmund to Altenburg most often leave from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Altenburg.

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

  • You can travel by train to Altenburg from Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Dortmund to Altenburg tickets for $32 (€30) on Omio.
Your trip from Dortmund to Altenburg doesn't have to end in Altenburg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Leipzig or Gera. If you’d like to add Berlin, Leipzig or Gera to your Dortmund to Altenburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Altenburg today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $24 (€23) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $15 (€14) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $32 (€30) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Dortmund to Altenburg 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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