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 Düsseldorf will cost around £ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.
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Of the 31 trains that leave Dortmund for Düsseldorf every day 28 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 58 km distance in an average of 56 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 46 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 19 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||35 miles (57 km)|
|Average train duration||45 min|
|Average train ticket price||£8 (€9)|
|Train frequency||50 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, VRR or FlixTrain|
Trains from Dortmund to Düsseldorf cover the 35 miles (57 km) long journey taking on average 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, VRR or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £4, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.
Find the best trains from Dortmund to Düsseldorf with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £4. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Dortmund and Düsseldorf in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your trip between Dortmund and Düsseldorf on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Dortmund to Düsseldorf is 35 miles (57 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Dortmund and Düsseldorf start at £16.
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.
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The train from Dortmund to Düsseldorf takes approximately one hour on the German regional train network, Deutsche Bahn. There are five departures an hour, more in evening peak time, seven days a week. The first departure is just after 6:00 a.m., with trains running until just before midnight.
Dortmund Station is close to the city centre. Long distance, regional and local buses stop at Dortmumd bus station, adjacent to the train station. There are frequent underground and bus routes from the city centre and regional cities, such as Cologne and Essen. Taxis are available at the station.
Düsseldorf sits on the banks of the River Rhine and is famous for its nightlife, the annual programme of festivals and trade shows as well as the nine-day Kirmes funfair in the Summer. The Old Town, rebuilt after the war, is a popular shopping area. The banks of the River Rhine have beautiful promenades, taking visitors from the Parliament buildings, past the Rathausufer (Town Hall), and the Burgplatz to Rhine-Park. The Parliament is housed in a 16th-century building and it is well worth taking one of the guided tours available. The city centre is dotted with interesting and intriguing fountains and statues, both old and new. Düsseldorf Railway Station is located in the heart of the city centre. Rheinbahn AG operates a frequent underground, bus and tram network giving easy access to all parts of Düsseldorf and the suburbs. Taxi ranks are located at the station entrance.
Some of the Dortmund train stations to Düsseldorf you can start your journey from include Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Düsseldorf include Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arriving in Düsseldorf Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Düsseldorf Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Düsseldorf.
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