How to travel from Dortmund to Ulm

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from Dortmund to Ulm

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

Our recommendation

To get from Dortmund to Ulm on May 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:35PMDortmund Hbf6h35 09:10PMUlm Hbf
2 transfers
05:30AMDortmund11h00 04:30PMUlm
0 transfers
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11:03AMDortmund Hbf8h53 07:56PMUlm Hbf
3 transfers
01:12PMDortmund Hbf6h44 07:56PMUlm Hbf
4 transfers
04:03AMDortmund Hbf7h53 11:56AMUlm Hbf
2 transfers

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Travel Information to Ulm from Dortmund

distanceDistance242 miles (390 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $117
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 5 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $117 (€105) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 242 miles (390 km) by bus, flight or train between Dortmund and Ulm. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dortmund to Ulm.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dortmund to Ulm

Travel to Ulm 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 Ulm.

There are 3 travel options from Dortmund to Ulm: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Ulm from Dortmund is by taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ulm:

A train is $11 (€10) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Dortmund to Ulm costing on average $31 (€28).

Taking a train is about $97 (€87) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $117 (€105) for this route.

The fastest way from Dortmund to Ulm is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 25 min   of travel time.

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

Ulm is approximately 242 miles (390 km) away from Dortmund.

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Ulm is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Dortmund and Ulm as scheduled services by bus, 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 Ulm:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf to Ulm, Eberhard-Finckh-Straße.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Dortmund to Ulm depart from Dortmund Hbf to Ulm Hbf.

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

  • You can go to Ulm from Dortmund by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $31 (€28) with Flixbus from Dortmund to Ulm on Omio.
  • You can go to Ulm from Dortmund by plane with Eurowings. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $117 (€105) with Eurowings from Dortmund to Ulm on Omio.
  • You can go to Ulm from Dortmund by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $20 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Ulm on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 10 direct trains per day.

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

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

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

  • A bus ticket costs $31 (€28) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $117 (€105) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $20 (€18) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Dortmund to Ulm 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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