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from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main on Dec 8 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:12PMDortmund Hbf2h36 08:48PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$481One-way
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05:30AMDortmund6h00 11:30AMFrankfurt am Main
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$181One-way
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06:35PMDortmund Hbf2h38 09:13PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$481One-way
05:36PMDortmund Hbf2h40 08:16PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$481One-way
06:27PMDortmund Hbf2h46 09:13PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$481One-way

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Wed
Dec 8
$33Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
Thu
Dec 9
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
Fri
Dec 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
Sat
Dec 11
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
Sun
Dec 12
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
Mon
Dec 13
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
Tue
Dec 14
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
Wed
Dec 15
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
Thu
Dec 16
$21Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Fri
Dec 17
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
Sat
Dec 18
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
Sun
Dec 19
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
Mon
Dec 20
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
Tue
Dec 21
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$18Croatia Bus d.o.o.
Wed
Dec 22
$21Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
Thu
Dec 23
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
Fri
Dec 24
$21Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
Sat
Dec 25
$21Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
Sun
Dec 26
$21Deutsche Bahn
$18Globtour Medjugorjie d.o.o.
Mon
Dec 27
$21Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus

Travel Information to Frankfurt am Main from Dortmund

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 2 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 2 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 110 miles (177 km) by bus or train to Frankfurt am Main from Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main.

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How to get from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main, 77,61% 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 Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main?

There are 2 travel options from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main?

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€11) compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

A bus is $8 (€7) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $21 (€18).

What is the fastest way to travel between Dortmund and Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 36 min.

There are alternative travel options to Frankfurt am Main that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 50 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main would I travel?

The distance from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main is approximately 110 miles (177 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Most travelers take a train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Frankfurt am Main from Dortmund?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Frankfurt am Main by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $13 (€11).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Frankfurt am Main by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $21 (€18).
Is there a direct service from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Croatia Bus d. O. O.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main?
Looking to extend your trip from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main? Many Omio customers who go from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Paris or Munich from Frankfurt am Main, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main, 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 $13 (€11) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $21 (€18) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.