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 Leipzig to Dortmund will cost around £ 98 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 59.
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4 h 30 m
5 h 32 m
Trains per day
Of the 41 trains that leave Leipzig for Dortmund every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 341 km distance in an average of 5 h 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 30 m .
The slowest trains will take 9 h 37 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||211 miles (340 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 19 min|
|Average train ticket price||£32 (€37)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Leipzig to Dortmund cover the 211 miles (340 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 19 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Leipzig to Dortmund from £16. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Leipzig and Dortmund in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your route from Leipzig to Dortmund on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Leipzig and Dortmund is 211 miles (340 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Leipzig to Dortmund 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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When departing from Leipzig, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt. When arriving in Dortmund, you can end your route in train stations like Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.
Omio customers book a train from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite to Dortmund Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Dortmund Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Dortmund.
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