How to travel from Düsseldorf to Dortmund

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from Düsseldorf to Dortmund

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

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To get from Düsseldorf to Dortmund on Dec 11 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:34AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h47 10:21AMDortmund Hbf
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07:52PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h48 08:40PMDortmund Hbf
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Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Dortmund

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $26
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $26 (€24) • 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 35 miles (57 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund.

Travel Tips: Travel from Düsseldorf to Dortmund

Travel Tips: Travel to Dortmund 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 Düsseldorf to Dortmund.

You can travel to Dortmund from Düsseldorf 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Dortmund is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

Taking a bus is usually $23 (€21) less than taking a train to Dortmund, which costs on average $26 (€24) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Düsseldorf to Dortmund is by train, which takes on average 46 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 45 min   on average.

The distance from Düsseldorf to Dortmund is approximately 35 miles (57 km).

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Dortmund is:

  • 9 buses per day.
  • Around 152 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Düsseldorf and Dortmund 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 Düsseldorf to Dortmund:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße and arrive in Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Most travelers take a train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf.

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

  • You can go to Dortmund from Düsseldorf by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $26 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Dortmund on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Düsseldorf to Dortmund with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Dortmund with BlaBlaCar with 9 direct buses per day.
  • You can find 146 direct trains per day to take to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

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

Omio customers who travel from Düsseldorf to Dortmund often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Dortmund and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $3 (€3) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $26 (€24) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Düsseldorf to Dortmund 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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