The cheapest trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for 27 Oct

Cheapest

£42

Average

£46

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Dortmund to Amsterdam will cost around £ 46 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 42.

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09:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 12:25Amsterdam Centraal
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£421One-way
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06:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 09:35Amsterdam Centraal
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08:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 11:35Amsterdam Centraal
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11:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 14:35Amsterdam Centraal
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07:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 10:25Amsterdam Centraal
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Timetable Dortmund to Amsterdam

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00:46Dortmund Hbf7h19 08:05Amsterdam Centraal
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05:03Dortmund Hbf3h24 08:27Amsterdam Centraal
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05:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 08:35Amsterdam Centraal
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06:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 09:35Amsterdam Centraal
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06:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 09:25Amsterdam Centraal
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06:36Dortmund Hbf2h53 09:29Amsterdam Centraal
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07:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 10:25Amsterdam Centraal
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07:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 10:35Amsterdam Centraal
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08:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 11:35Amsterdam Centraal
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08:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 11:25Amsterdam Centraal
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08:36Dortmund Hbf2h53 11:29Amsterdam Centraal
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09:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 12:25Amsterdam Centraal
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09:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 12:35Amsterdam Centraal
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10:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 13:35Amsterdam Centraal
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10:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 13:25Amsterdam Centraal
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10:33Dortmund Hbf2h56 13:29Amsterdam Centraal
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11:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 14:35Amsterdam Centraal
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11:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 14:25Amsterdam Centraal
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12:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 15:35Amsterdam Centraal
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12:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 15:25Amsterdam Centraal
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12:36Dortmund Hbf2h53 15:29Amsterdam Centraal
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13:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 16:25Amsterdam Centraal
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13:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 16:35Amsterdam Centraal
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14:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 17:35Amsterdam Centraal
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14:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 17:25Amsterdam Centraal
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14:46Dortmund Hbf2h43 17:29Amsterdam Centraal
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15:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 18:25Amsterdam Centraal
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15:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 18:35Amsterdam Centraal
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16:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 19:35Amsterdam Centraal
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16:03Dortmund Hbf3h22 19:25Amsterdam Centraal
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17:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 20:35Amsterdam Centraal
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17:33Dortmund Hbf2h56 20:29Amsterdam Centraal
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18:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 21:35Amsterdam Centraal
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19:03Dortmund Hbf2h55 21:58Amsterdam Centraal
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19:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 22:35Amsterdam Centraal
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20:03Dortmund Hbf3h32 23:35Amsterdam Centraal
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20:33Dortmund Hbf2h55 23:28Amsterdam Centraal
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21:03Dortmund Hbf3h48 00:51Amsterdam Centraal
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22:03Dortmund Hbf8h46 06:49Amsterdam Centraal
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22:03Dortmund Hbf9h02 07:05Amsterdam Centraal
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Wed
27 Oct
£42Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
28 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£42Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£23Union Ivkoni International
Sun
31 Oct
£22Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£22Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£22Deutsche Bahn
£22Union Ivkoni International
Wed
3 Nov
£22Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
4 Nov
£22Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£22Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£22Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
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£18Union Ivkoni International
Wed
10 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
11 Nov
£18Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
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£16Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£18Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
Sun
14 Nov
£18Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
Mon
15 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus

The fastest trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for 27 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 43 m

Average

3 h 43 m

Trains per day

40

Distance

201 km

It's difficult to get from Dortmund to Amsterdam without changing at least once.

Fastest
14:46Dortmund Hbf2h43 17:29Amsterdam Centraal
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£601One-way
2nd Fastest
06:36Dortmund Hbf2h53 09:29Amsterdam Centraal
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£601One-way
2nd Fastest
12:36Dortmund Hbf2h53 15:29Amsterdam Centraal
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£601One-way
2nd Fastest
08:36Dortmund Hbf2h53 11:29Amsterdam Centraal
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£601One-way
19:03Dortmund Hbf2h55 21:58Amsterdam Centraal
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£601One-way

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Train Information from Dortmund to Amsterdam

distanceDistance124 miles (200 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price£32 (€36)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam cover the 124 miles (200 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 48 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £22, but the average price of train tickets is £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Train from Dortmund to Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn

Travel from Dortmund to Amsterdam from £22 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Dortmund to Amsterdam in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your journey between Dortmund and Amsterdam on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Dortmund and Amsterdam is 124 miles (200 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Dortmund to Amsterdam start at £22.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam

Forget about flying. Trains offer a convenient, comfortable, and quick way to make the trip from Dortmund to Amsterdam. The journey to Amsterdam from Dortmund takes between 2 hours and 43 minutes, and 4 hours and 50 minutes when one change is involved. And there are numerous daily options, with 6 services during the week, and 7-8 trains on weekends. So there should be departure times to suit anyone's schedule

Dortmund to Amsterdam train times: daily departures

Deutsche Bahn operates a daily service between Dortmund and Amsterdam, with no interruptions during the year. Expect a choice of 6 trains from Monday to Friday, and a couple of extra possibilities on Saturdays and Sundays. Trains run all day long, with the earliest leaving at about 6:45 a.m., and the last departure of the day just before 9:00 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Dortmund to Amsterdam?

Travelers will need to include at least one stop in their itinerary when they catch the train from Dortmund to Amsterdam. Stops could be in Oberhausen or Duisburg, and they don't add too much to journey lengths. With durations of between 2 hours and 43 minutes and 4 hours and 50 minutes, services with a stop are usually competitive with flights. The fastest services with more than one change take over 5 hours, which is worth bearing in mind.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam?

Departure station: The train from Dortmund to Amsterdam will leave from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof, which is located on Königswall in the heart of the city. Cycling, walking, local buses, and taxis all provide good links to Dortmund's central neighborhoods. And the station is well supplied with amenities, including places to dine, shops, free WiFi, and bathrooms.

Arrival station: Trains from Dortmund will arrive at Amsterdam Centraal - the city's largest rail hub. Centraal is just north of the old town center, and arrivals can walk there in 10-15 minutes. Alternatively, buses, trams, and subway services are available for onward journeys. At Centraal, travelers can eat or drink, use left luggage, check their email, or freshen up before sightseeing.

Which train companies travel from Dortmund to Amsterdam?

Trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam are provided by Deutsche Bahn (DB), the largest rail operator in Germany. DB runs services from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Amsterdam Centraal, via a number of intermediate stops, which include Mönchengladbach, Duisburg and Oberhausen. Changes can add an hour onto journeys, but some take 5-10 minutes, resulting in the shortest journey times.

Dortmund to Amsterdam trains: services on board

DB offers a range of seat classes on its ICE (inter city) trains, which cover the second leg in journeys from Dortmund to Amsterdam. This includes extra legroom, quiet spaces, unlimited WiFi, and the option of having refreshments delivered to seats. All seat classes on ICE trains deliver free WiFi, though users may have to pay for extra data, and catering is provided via restaurant cars. Travelers can take as much hand luggage onto DB trains as they need, but can only take one larger item - as long as it fits in the luggage racks. Cyclists will need to reserve space for their bike, which can be done via the online booking system. Small pets can travel free, as long as they are in proper carriers, and dogs are welcome. However, larger dogs will need a ticket of their own. The rail operator also offers assistance for disabled travelers. To book this service, it's a good idea to contact DB's Mobility Service Center 24 hours before traveling.

How to find cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Amsterdam?

Finding affordable fares for trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam should always be possible, and some general money saving rules apply. First, book in advance when possible to save money. Purchasing a few days before traveling will almost always add to the cost. Secondly, look at slower services with longer stops (you can always explore locations like Duisburg while waiting). They may be cheaper than more direct services. And think about traveling at less popular times as they can be a very cheap time to book.

Travel Tips

Trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Dortmund, Germany to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Travel by train between Dortmund, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Dortmund restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Dortmund?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Netherlands by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to Dortmund is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Netherlands?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 25/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Amsterdam to Dortmund train here.

What is the cost of cheap trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam?
You can find a cheap train from Dortmund to Amsterdam for some dates and times for as low as £22  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Dortmund to Amsterdam cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Amsterdam from Dortmund is £32  one way.
How far is it from Dortmund to Amsterdam by train?
The Dortmund to Amsterdam train distance is approximately 124 miles (200 km).
How long is the train journey from Dortmund to Amsterdam?
The train time between Dortmund and Amsterdam is on average 3 h 48 min  for the 124 miles (200 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Amsterdam from Dortmund by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Dortmund to Amsterdam train leave from? Which Amsterdam train station do I come into from Dortmund?

There are a few train stations in Dortmund to start your journey from including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. In Amsterdam you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf   and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Where is the train station in Dortmund to go to Amsterdam? Where is the train station in Amsterdam located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Dortmund Hbf, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Amsterdam Centraal, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Dortmund to Amsterdam?
Take the Dortmund to Amsterdam train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Amsterdam from Dortmund as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first train from Dortmund to Amsterdam? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Dortmund to Amsterdam leaves at 04: 34   and the last train for this leaves at 19: 33. Omio shows you the latest train from Dortmund to Amsterdam timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I buy Dortmund Amsterdam train tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets from Dortmund to Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £32 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Dortmund to Amsterdam a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund
Amsterdam
Dortmund Hbf is the most popular Dortmund railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Dortmund for your journey to Amsterdam.