You can get from Zurich to Dortmund by train, bus or flight.
To get from Zurich to Dortmund on Feb 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||290 miles (467 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$5 - $57|
|Fastest mode||Train • $34 (€30) • 8 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 290 miles (467 km) from Zurich to Dortmund. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Dortmund.
International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Dortmund, Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/24/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip to Dortmund from Zurich.
The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Unrestricted.
Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zurich from Dortmund here.
You can travel from Zurich to Dortmund 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Dortmund from Zurich is by taking a flight, which costs on average $5 (€4).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Dortmund:
Taking a flight is about $53 (€46) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $57 (€50) for this trip.
A flight is $30 (€26) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Zurich to Dortmund costing on average $34 (€30).
The quickest way to travel to Dortmund from Zurich is by train, which takes on average 8 h 50 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 45 min of travel time.
In comparison, getting to Dortmund by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.
The distance is approximately 290 miles (467 km) from Zurich to Dortmund.
The average frequency per day from Zurich to Dortmund is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Zurich 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 Zurich to Dortmund:
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When planning your trip from Zurich to Dortmund, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Zurich to Dortmund online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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