How to travel from Mannheim to Dortmund

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from Mannheim to Dortmund

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

Our recommendation

To get from Mannheim to Dortmund on Mar 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:39PMMannheim Central Station3h43 08:22PMDortmund Central Station
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07:30AMMannheim6h50 02:20PMDortmund
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07:09PMMannheim Central Station3h12 10:21PMDortmund Central Station
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04:59PMMannheim Central Station4h05 09:04PMDortmund Central Station
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03:09PMMannheim Central Station3h12 06:21PMDortmund Central Station
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Travel Information from Mannheim to Dortmund

distanceDistance146 miles (235 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $50
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€15) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $50 (€44) • 4 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 146 miles (235 km) by bus, flight or train to Dortmund from Mannheim. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Mannheim to Dortmund.

Travel Tips: Travel from Mannheim 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 Mannheim to Dortmund.

There are 3 ways to get from Mannheim to Dortmund: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Dortmund from Mannheim is by taking a bus, which costs on average $17 (€15).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dortmund:

A bus is generally $11 (€10) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $28 (€25) from Mannheim to Dortmund.

A bus is $33 (€29) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Mannheim to Dortmund costing on average $50 (€44).

The fastest way to get to Dortmund from Mannheim is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 1 min.

Other travel options to Dortmund can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Dortmund by bus can take on average 4 h 40 min.

In comparison, getting to Dortmund by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

Dortmund is approximately 146 miles (235 km) away from Mannheim.

The average frequency per day from Mannheim to Dortmund is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • Around 22 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Mannheim and Dortmund 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 Mannheim to Dortmund:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Mannheim, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Mannheim to Dortmund depart from Mannheim City Airport to Dortmund Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Mannheim Hbf to Dortmund Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Dortmund by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Mannheim to Dortmund tickets on Omio for $17 (€15).
  • 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 Mannheim to Dortmund for $50 (€44).
Omio customers who travel from Mannheim 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 Mannheim 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 trip is costing $17 (€15) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $28 (€25) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $50 (€44) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Mannheim 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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