How to travel from Dortmund to Cottbus

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from Dortmund to Cottbus

How to get from Dortmund to Cottbus by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Dortmund to Cottbus is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Dortmund and Cottbus

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$39 - $91
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€34) • 12 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $91 (€80) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 294 miles (474 km) from Dortmund to Cottbus. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Dortmund to Cottbus.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train from Dortmund to Cottbus

Travel from Dortmund to Cottbus on Deutsche Bahn travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Dortmund to Cottbus. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FAQs: Travel from Dortmund to Cottbus

    FAQs: Travel to Cottbus 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 Cottbus.

    There are 2 travel options from Dortmund to Cottbus: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel from Dortmund to Cottbus is a bus with an average price of $39 (€34).

    This is compared to other travel options from Dortmund to Cottbus:

    A bus is $53 (€46) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $91 (€80) from Dortmund to Cottbus.

    Taking a bus costs $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $41 (€36).

    The quickest way to travel from Dortmund to Cottbus is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 12 h 35 min of travel time.

    Train takes 5 h 6 min on average.

    The distance is approximately 294 miles (474 km) from Dortmund to Cottbus.

    The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Cottbus is:

    • 1 bus per day.
    • 9 trains per day.

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

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

    • Buses most often depart from Dortmund at Dortmund and arrive in Cottbus at Cottbus.
    • Trains mostly depart from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Cottbus Hbf.

    The following travel companies offer services from Dortmund to Cottbus:

    • BlaBlaCar or FlixBus can get you to Cottbus by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Dortmund to Cottbus for $39 (€34) on Omio.
    • Travel with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain for trains to Cottbus. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Dortmund to Cottbus tickets on Omio for $41 (€36).

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

    • Direct bus with.
    • Take a direct flight with.
    • Direct train with.

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

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

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