How to travel from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main

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Travel Information to Frankfurt am Main from Dortmund

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $37
fastestFastest modeBus • $25 (€23) • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 110 miles (177 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Dortmund and Frankfurt am Main. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main.

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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Travel Tips: Travel to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
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There are 4 ways to travel from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Dortmund is by taking a flight, which costs on average $5 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a flight is about $20 (€18) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€23) for this trip.

A flight is generally $32 (€29) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $37 (€34) from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main.

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Dortmund is by bus with an average travel time of 3 h.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 29 min.

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

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

  • 6 buses per day.
  • 19 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Dortmund and Frankfurt am Main 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 when traveling from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf to Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main depart from Dortmund Airport to Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus between Dortmund and Frankfurt am Main with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main tickets for $25 (€23) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $37 (€34) with Deutsche Bahn 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 find around 6 direct buses per day and travel with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O.
  • You'll find 9 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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 between Dortmund and Frankfurt am Main.

Many of our customers traveling from Dortmund to Frankfurt am Main don't make Frankfurt am Main their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Frankfurt am Main are Berlin, Paris or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Frankfurt am Main to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $25 (€23) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $5 (€5) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $37 (€34) one way on average.

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

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