How to travel from Dortmund to Berlin

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from Dortmund to Berlin

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

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To get from Dortmund to Berlin on Aug 11 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Dortmund to Berlin

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $114
fastestFastest modeTrain • $114 (€106) • 3 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 261 miles (421 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Dortmund and Berlin. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dortmund to Berlin.

How to get from Dortmund to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Dortmund to Berlin, 80,58% 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 Dortmund to Berlin 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Dortmund to Berlin

Travel to Berlin 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 Berlin.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Dortmund to Berlin. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Dortmund and Berlin is by taking a flight with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Berlin:

Taking a flight is usually $46 (€43) less than taking a bus to Berlin, which costs on average $49 (€45) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $112 (€104) less than taking a train, which costs on average $114 (€106) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel from Dortmund to Berlin is by train, which takes on average 3 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Berlin by bus can take on average 6 h 15 min.

In comparison, getting to Berlin by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Berlin is:

  • Around 5 buses per day.
  • Around 23 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Dortmund to Berlin 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 when traveling from Dortmund to Berlin:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Dortmund Airport and arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Berlin from Dortmund with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Dortmund to Berlin tickets for $49 (€45) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Dortmund to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $114 (€106) with Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Berlin.

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Berlin with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find 21 direct trains per day to take to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Dortmund to Berlin often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Prague or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dortmund and Berlin itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Berlin and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $49 (€45) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $2 (€2) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $114 (€106) one way.

But we recommend booking Dortmund to Berlin 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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