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from Dortmund to Venlo

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Travel Information between Dortmund and Venlo

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 56 miles (91 km) to Venlo from Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Venlo.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Venlo, Netherlands from Dortmund, Germany currently allowed?

Travel between Dortmund, Germany and Venlo, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Venlo from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Venlo, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 10/17/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Venlo from Dortmund.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Dortmund, Germany from Venlo, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return to Dortmund, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Dortmund from Venlo restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Dortmund from Venlo?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 10/19/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dortmund from Venlo closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Venlo from Dortmund?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Dortmund to Venlo?

The cheapest way to go to Venlo from Dortmund is by taking a bus, which costs on average $7 (€6).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Venlo:

Taking a bus is usually $16 (€13) less than taking a train to Venlo, which costs on average $23 (€19) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Dortmund to Venlo?

The fastest way from Dortmund to Venlo is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Venlo by bus can take on average 2 h 15 min.

What is the distance from Dortmund to Venlo?

Venlo is approximately 56 miles (91 km) away from Dortmund.

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

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Venlo is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Dortmund and in Venlo?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Venlo, NS Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Dortmund Hbf and tend to arrive in Venlo.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Dortmund to Venlo?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Venlo by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Dortmund to Venlo tickets on Omio for $7 (€6).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Venlo by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Venlo for $23 (€19).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Dortmund to Venlo?
Omio customers who travel from Dortmund to Venlo often also extend their vacation to go to Düsseldorf, Cologne or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Venlo and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Dortmund to Venlo one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Dortmund to Venlo, 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 $7 (€6) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $23 (€19) one way.

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

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