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 Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund will cost around £ 64 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 35.
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2 h 34 m
3 h 16 m
Trains per day
Of the 102 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Dortmund every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 178 km distance in an average of 3 h 16 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 34 m .
The slowest trains will take 6 h 57 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||110 miles (177 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 36 min|
|Average train ticket price||£21 (€24)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund cover the 110 miles (177 km) long route taking on average 2 h 36 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £21, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.
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Find your perfect journey from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Dortmund by DB is 110 miles (177 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund is £16.
DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
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There are a few train stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your route from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. In Dortmund you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, is located 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre of Frankfurt am Main.
The most popular arrival train station, Dortmund Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Dortmund.
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