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from Dortmund to Berlin

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

Our recommendation

To get from Dortmund to Berlin on Oct 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:48PMDortmund Hbf3h29 12:17AMBerlin Hbf
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$841One-way
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08:48PMDortmund Hbf3h29 12:17AMBerlin Hbf
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$841One-way
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07:31PMDortmund Hbf3h34 11:05PMBerlin Hbf
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$941One-way
09:24PMDortmund Hbf3h53 01:17AMBerlin Hbf
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$951One-way
04:55AMDortmund Hbf4h27 09:22AMBerlin Hbf
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$971One-way

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Thu
Oct 21
$118Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
Fri
Oct 22
$43Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
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$31Flixbus
Sun
Oct 24
$44Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
$37FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$25FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$25FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$29Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
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$31Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$22Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$18FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
Tue
Nov 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
Wed
Nov 3
$12FlixTrain
$18Flixbus
Thu
Nov 4
$12FlixTrain
$12Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$12FlixTrain
$12Flixbus
Sun
Nov 7
$12FlixTrain
$12Flixbus
Mon
Nov 8
$12FlixTrain
$12Flixbus
Tue
Nov 9
$12FlixTrain
$12Flixbus
Wed
Nov 10
$12FlixTrain
$12Flixbus

Travel Information from Dortmund to Berlin

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $34
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€15) • 5 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€28) • 3 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 261 miles (421 km) by bus or train between Dortmund and Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Berlin.

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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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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Dortmund to Berlin?

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

What is the cheapest way from Dortmund to Berlin?

The cheapest way to go to Berlin from Dortmund is by taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€15).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Berlin:

Taking a bus is usually $16 (€13) less than taking a train to Berlin, which costs on average $34 (€28) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Dortmund to Berlin?

The quickest way to travel to Berlin from Dortmund is by train, which takes on average 3 h 16 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 5 h 55 min.

How many miles from Dortmund to Berlin would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there to Berlin from Dortmund?

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Berlin is:

  • 11 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Berlin from Dortmund, where do I depart from Dortmund and where do I arrive in Berlin?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof to Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Most travelers take a train from Dortmund Hbf to Berlin Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Berlin from Dortmund?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Berlin by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Dortmund to Berlin for $19 (€15) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Berlin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Dortmund to Berlin tickets on Omio for $34 (€28).
Where should I go next after I travel from Dortmund to Berlin?
Omio customers who travel from Dortmund to Berlin often also extend their vacation to go to Amsterdam, Prague or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Berlin and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Dortmund to Berlin online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $19 (€15) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $34 (€28) one way on average.

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

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