How to travel from Dortmund to Erlangen

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Travel Information from Dortmund to Erlangen

distanceDistance203 miles (328 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $115
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€31) • 8 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $115 (€110) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 203 miles (328 km) from Dortmund to Erlangen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€31). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Erlangen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dortmund to Erlangen

Travel Tips: Travel to Erlangen 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 Erlangen.

There are 4 ways to travel from Dortmund to Erlangen including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Erlangen from Dortmund is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€31).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Erlangen:

A bus is $83 (€79) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Dortmund to Erlangen costing on average $115 (€110).

A bus is generally $5 (€5) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $38 (€36) from Dortmund to Erlangen.

The fastest way to get to Erlangen from Dortmund is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Erlangen can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h 5 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 51 min   on average.

Erlangen is approximately 203 miles (328 km) away from Dortmund.

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Erlangen is:

  • 3 buses per day.
  • 24 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Dortmund to Erlangen 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 Erlangen:

  • Buses mostly leave from Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf and tend to arrive in Erlangen, Busbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Erlangen.

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

  • You can go to Erlangen from Dortmund by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $32 (€31) with Flixbus from Dortmund to Erlangen on Omio.
  • You can go to Erlangen from Dortmund by plane with Eurowings. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $115 (€110) with Eurowings from Dortmund to Erlangen on Omio.
  • You can travel from Dortmund to Erlangen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $38 (€36) with Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Erlangen.
Looking to extend your trip from Dortmund to Erlangen? Many Omio customers who go from Dortmund to Erlangen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Frankfurt am Main. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Munich or Frankfurt am Main from Erlangen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $32 (€31) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $115 (€110) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $38 (€36) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Dortmund to Erlangen 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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