How to travel from Lübeck to Dortmund

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Travel Information to Dortmund from Lübeck

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 3 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 210 miles (339 km) to Dortmund from Lübeck. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lübeck to Dortmund.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lübeck to Dortmund

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There are 4 ways to travel to Dortmund from Lübeck including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Dortmund from Lübeck is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dortmund:

A ferry is $61 (€54) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Lübeck to Dortmund costing on average $61 (€54).

Taking a ferry is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a flight to Dortmund, which costs on average $3 (€3) for the same trip.

A ferry is generally $27 (€24) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $27 (€24) from Lübeck to Dortmund.

The fastest way from Lübeck to Dortmund is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 46 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance from Lübeck to Dortmund is approximately 210 miles (339 km).

The average frequency per day from Lübeck to Dortmund is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Lübeck and Dortmund as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Lübeck, Wallstraße / Holstentorplatz and tend to arrive in Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Flights from Lübeck to Dortmund most often leave from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Dortmund Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Lübeck Hbf and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Dortmund. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Lübeck to Dortmund tickets on Omio for $61 (€54).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Dortmund by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Lübeck to Dortmund for $27 (€24).

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

  • You'll find direct buses with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

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 journey.

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

When planning your trip from Lübeck to Dortmund, 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 $61 (€54) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $27 (€24) one way.

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

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