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from Dortmund to Gießen

You can get from Dortmund to Gießen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Dortmund to Gießen on Sep 24 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10AMDortmund Hbf3h37 11:47AMGiessen
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06:35PMDortmund Hbf4h11 10:46PMGiessen
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07:10AMDortmund Hbf3h36 10:46AMGiessen
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06:09PMDortmund Hbf3h38 09:47PMGiessen
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05:09PMDortmund Hbf3h37 08:46PMGiessen
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Sep 24
$43Deutsche Bahn with connection
Sep 25
$22Deutsche Bahn
Sep 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information between Dortmund and Gießen

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€10) • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $13 (€10) • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 82 miles (132 km) between Dortmund and Gießen. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€10). 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 Gießen.

Travel Tips

Travel from Dortmund to Gießen
Travel to Gießen 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 Gießen.
How do I get from Dortmund to Gießen?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Gießen from Dortmund. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Gießen?

The cheapest way to travel from Dortmund to Gießen is by taking a bus with an average price of $13 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Gießen:

Taking a bus is usually $10 (€8) less than taking a train to Gießen, which costs on average $22 (€18) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Dortmund to Gießen?

The fastest way from Dortmund to Gießen is by bus with an average journey time of 2 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Gießen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 10 min.

How many miles from Dortmund to Gießen would I travel?

The distance from Dortmund to Gießen is approximately 82 miles (132 km).

How many services a day are there to Gießen from Dortmund?

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Gießen is:

  • 1 bus a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Dortmund to Gießen 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 Gießen?

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

  • Buses from Dortmund to Gießen most often leave from Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Gießen, Mathematikum.
  • Trains mostly leave from Dortmund Hbf and tend to arrive in Gießen.
Which travel companies can take me from Dortmund to Gießen?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Dortmund to Gießen with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Dortmund to Gießen tickets for $13 (€10) on Omio.
  • You can go to Gießen from Dortmund by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $22 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Gießen on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Dortmund to Gießen?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Gießen 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 Gießen.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Dortmund to Gießen?
Looking to extend your trip from Dortmund to Gießen? Many Omio customers who go from Dortmund to Gießen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Hamburg. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Hamburg from Gießen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book my Dortmund to Gießen one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $13 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $22 (€18) one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund ZOB
Dortmund Hbf

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