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from Hamburg to Dortmund

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

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To get from Hamburg to Dortmund on May 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Sat
May 21
$32FlixTrain
$20Flixbus
Sun
May 22
$31FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
Mon
May 23
$27Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
May 24
$27Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
May 25
$31Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
May 26
$31Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
Fri
May 27
$22FlixTrain
$17Flixbus
Sat
May 28
$20Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
Sun
May 29
$34Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
May 30
$27Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
Tue
May 31
$20Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
Thu
Jun 2
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$13Flixbus
Fri
Jun 3
$29Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Jun 4
$27Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
Sun
Jun 5
$20Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Jun 6
$27Deutsche Bahn
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Jun 7
$27Deutsche Bahn
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Jun 8
$20Deutsche Bahn
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Jun 9
$14Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information between Hamburg and Dortmund

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€12) • 5 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€13) • 2 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 177 miles (286 km) to Dortmund from Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Hamburg to Dortmund.

How to get from Hamburg to Dortmund

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Hamburg to Dortmund, 68,49% 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 Hamburg to Dortmund 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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FAQs

How do I travel from Hamburg to Dortmund?

There are 2 travel options from Hamburg to Dortmund: bus or train.

How do I get from Hamburg to Dortmund the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Hamburg and Dortmund is by taking a bus with an average price of $13 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $14 (€13) from Hamburg to Dortmund.

What is the fastest way to travel between Hamburg and Dortmund?

The fastest way to get to Dortmund from Hamburg is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 47 min.

Other travel options to Dortmund can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Dortmund by bus can take on average 5 h.

How many miles from Hamburg to Dortmund would I travel?

Dortmund is approximately 177 miles (286 km) away from Hamburg.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Hamburg to Dortmund?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Dortmund is:

  • 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Hamburg and 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 Hamburg and in Dortmund?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Hamburg to Dortmund:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Hamburg to Dortmund depart from Hamburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf.

Who can get me from Hamburg to Dortmund?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Dortmund by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Hamburg to Dortmund for $13 (€12) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Dortmund by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Dortmund for $14 (€13) on Omio.

Can I travel directly to Dortmund from Hamburg?

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

  • You'll find 8 direct trains a day to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn.

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 trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Hamburg to Dortmund?

Omio customers who travel from Hamburg 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.

How early should I purchase tickets to Dortmund from Hamburg online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $13 (€12) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $14 (€13) one way.

But we recommend booking Hamburg to Dortmund tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.