Dortmund to Berlin train

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Cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Dortmund to Berlin is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
FlixTrain
17:434h03
Dortmund Hbf
21:46Berlin Hbf
£291One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
FlixTrain
17:434h15
Dortmund Hbf
21:58Berlin Ostbahnhof
£291One-way
0 changes
FlixTrain
09:343h58
Dortmund Hbf
13:32Berlin Hbf
£461One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:483h28
Dortmund Hbf
13:16Berlin Hbf
£701One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:283h47
Dortmund Hbf
12:15Berlin Hbf
£701One-way
1 change

Train timetableDortmund to Berlin

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 July
Deutsche Bahn
08:283h47
Dortmund Hbf
12:15Berlin Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
09:223h29
Dortmund Hbf
12:51Berlin Hbf
0 changes
FlixTrain
09:343h58
Dortmund Hbf
13:32Berlin Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:483h28
Dortmund Hbf
13:16Berlin Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:453h31
Dortmund Hbf
14:16Berlin Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
11:233h26
Dortmund Hbf
14:49Berlin Hbf
0 changes
FlixTrain
17:434h03
Dortmund Hbf
21:46Berlin Hbf
0 changes
FlixTrain
17:434h15
Dortmund Hbf
21:58Berlin Ostbahnhof
0 changes

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Train times from Dortmund to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 26 m

Average

3 h 44 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

422 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Dortmund for Berlin every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
11:233h26
Dortmund Hbf
14:49Berlin Hbf
£831One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:483h28
Dortmund Hbf
13:16Berlin Hbf
£701One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:223h29
Dortmund Hbf
12:51Berlin Hbf
£831One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:453h31
Dortmund Hbf
14:16Berlin Hbf
£831One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:283h47
Dortmund Hbf
12:15Berlin Hbf
£701One-way
1 change

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ReviewsReviews for the rail journey from Dortmund to Berlin

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My train journey from Berlin to Dortmund was a really pleasant experience. The best part was undoubtedly the comfort and relaxation I enjoyed throughout the journey. The seats were comfortable and I had enough space to feel at ease. The views and scenery during the ride were just great. It is really nice to see the change in the surroundings from urban areas to picturesque landscapes. It made the journey even more enjoyable. Unfortunately, there was a slight delay, which affected my time management slightly. But still, this did not overshadow the positive aspects of my trip. Overall, my train journey from Berlin to Dortmund was a really positive experience. The comfort, relaxation and picturesque views made the journey a pleasure despite the small delay. I would definitely recommend this train ticket.
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I travelled from Berlin to Dortmund by train and I must say that this train journey was an excellent experience. From start to finish I felt well looked after and comfortable. The nice train staff and the clean and comfortable seats as well as the clean toilet made my journey a pleasant experience. There was free wifi on the train, which I could use during the journey. The train was very punctual and I arrived at my destination on time.
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Unfortunately, the cleanliness in the trains was not satisfactory. There was dirt and rubbish that was not regularly removed. This marred the travel experience and led to a less pleasant atmosphere. The service also left much to be desired. The train staff were not always friendly and helpful. There was a lack of attention and professionalism, resulting in a disappointing experience. On the positive side, however, was the comfort of the journey. The seats were comfortable and there was enough space for passengers. The equipment on the trains was also adequate. Wifi and power sockets were available, allowing passengers to be productive or relax during the journey. The punctuality of the trains was average. There were occasional delays, but overall the journeys were acceptably on schedule. In terms of value for money, the ticket prices were reasonable. The connection between Berlin and Dortmund was regular and well coordinated, which facilitated travel planning.
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A comfortable trip to Dortmund. The service was very friendly. In terms of facilities, very good, as you also had wifi the whole way. You could book online, but on the spot. In terms of hygiene, the train was very clean. The train arrived on time and also arrived on time. In terms of value for money, it's also very good. It's definitely worth taking the ICE, whether it's a long or short journey.
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I travelled from Berlin to Cologne second class by IC. I had to change trains once in Hanover. Dortmund was on the route, so I can rate the journey. The first train was late, but I got my connecting train in Hanover. The journey between Hanover and Cologne turned out to be very pleasant, as the train was absolutely not full. Both trains were neat and clean in appearance. The Deutsche Bahn staff were friendly and accommodating. The board bistros of both trains were open and passengers were served with delicious coffee and snacks.
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In July 2022, I took a train journey from Berlin to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn. First of all, I would like to list some positive aspects. The price was very satisfactory compared to many other options to get to Dortmund. Also, the staff on the train were very friendly. They checked the tickets quickly and were always very friendly and polite to their passengers. In addition, the toilets were clean and hygienic. So I could find disinfectant or wipes. The Corona rules were also well observed. The volume was reasonable. However, the seats were dirty. I saw coffee stains and so I didn't really want to sit on the seats. Also, the wifi was not excellent as my phone could not connect to the internet at all. Overall, however, a satisfactory train journey.
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Good value for money, but unfortunately the wifi did not work during the journey. The seats were comfortable and the volume was pleasant. The service was impeccable and the staff friendly. The cleanliness and hygiene were satisfactory. The train was on time.
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I was generally very satisfied with my train journey. The train staff was very friendly and the ticket check had also taken place digitally thanks to the comfort check ins. The train was very clean and freshly cleaned, which also applied to the toilets. The train left on time and we also arrived at our destination on time. In general, I felt very comfortable on the train and the legroom at the seat was absolutely sufficient. The wifi worked without any problems the whole time and I was even able to stream series on it. Thumbs up for a very pleasant train journey.
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Unfortunately, my journey from Berlin to Dortmund did not go well. The journey itself was very stressful, as we had to deal with very long delays due to bad weather... Finding connections was not exactly easy either. There was no comfort to speak of here. The only positive thing about the journey was the cleanliness of the train.
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I recently took the ICE from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof. The journey was super comfortable (especially because of the comfortable seats). Service was very good and the cleanliness in the ICE was great! The journey itself also went smoothly, no delays! Only the price is a bit too high in my opinion! (But that is also the only weakness).

Overview: Train from Dortmund to Berlin

distanceDistance261 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£66 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Dortmund to Berlin cover the 261 miles long route taking on average 3 h 27 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £66, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain trains Dortmund to Berlin

Find the best trains from Dortmund to Berlin with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain from £18. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Dortmund to Berlin train.

Train information from Dortmund to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 27 min
  • Cheapest Price: £53
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 15 a day

Trains From Dortmund to Berlin: Journey Details

Travellers wishing to catch a train between the German cities of Dortmund and Berlin can make the journey in about 3 hours 20 minutes. Trains leave regularly from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof starting as early as 3:00 a.m. and continuing throughout the day until midnight. Journey times for trains from Dortmund to Berlin can vary depending upon the departure time. The majority of trains travel direct to Berlin, taking about 3.5 hours to reach their destination, but some trains involve a change en route and can take over 5 hours to reach Berlin.

Taking the Train from Dortmund

To reach Berlin from Dortmund, passengers must begin their journey at Dortmund Hauptbahnhof, the city’s main railway station. The station is situated on Königswall, just to the north-west of the main city centre. It is possible to reach the station by walking from the city on foot, but the station is also connected by subway and bus services. The Dortmund Stadtbahn, or light railway, runs directly from the city centre to the railway station on line U41. An efficient network of buses also runs to the station, as the bus station is located right next to the railway station.

Getting into Berlin by Train

Germany’s capital city is packed with historic sites and landmarks that date right back to the 13th Century. Amongst Berlin’s most famous monuments are the remnants of the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag building. Travellers can reach Berlin by taking trains to Berlin Central Station, which is at Europlatz 1 on the west side of the city centre. The station is connected to the city centre by the U-Bahn line U55 and the S-Bahn. There are also several trams M5, M8 and M10 that run from the Europlatz at the front of the station.

FAQs: Dortmund to Berlin train

FAQs: Travel by train from Dortmund to Berlin 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 Dortmund to Berlin.
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Cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Berlin can start from as little as £18 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Dortmund to Berlin is £66; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Dortmund to Berlin train travel time is 3 h 27 min   for the 261 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Dortmund to Berlin leaves at 05: 31. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Dortmund to Berlin leaves at 21: 28.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Dortmund to Berlin without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. There are 16 direct trains from Dortmund to Berlin each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the journey from Dortmund to Berlin you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Dortmund and Berlin on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 28.

When departing from Dortmund, you have various train station options to start your route from including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund Signal-Iduna-Park station and Dortmund-Hörde station. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your route in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Ostbahnhof and Berlin Südkreuz station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Dortmund Hbf, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Berlin from Dortmund is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 27 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Dortmund to Berlin by train is May.
You have options as you can travel to Berlin from Dortmund 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Dortmund and Berlin

Dortmund
Berlin
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 Berlin.
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Phone Number
+49 179 6088080
ticketOfficeHours
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin train station for Omio travellers, but Berlin has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Berlin for your journey from Dortmund.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Berlin SpandauLockersShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Berlin-Gesundbrunnen stationWifiLockersShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.

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