You can get from Dortmund to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||45 miles (73 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$6 - $6|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $6 (€5) • 1 h 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $6 (€5) • 1 h 18 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or FlixTrain|
Travel 45 miles (73 km) by bus or train to Cologne from Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dortmund to Cologne.
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There are 2 travel options from Dortmund to Cologne: bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Dortmund is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Cologne:
A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Dortmund to Cologne costing on average $6 (€5).
The fastest way from Dortmund to Cologne is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 18 min.
There are alternative travel options to Cologne that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Cologne by bus can take on average 1 h 35 min.
Cologne is approximately 45 miles (73 km) away from Dortmund.
The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Cologne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Dortmund and Cologne as scheduled services by bus 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 Cologne:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Dortmund to Cologne with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Cologne 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 route.
When planning your trip from Dortmund to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Dortmund to Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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