The cheapest trains from Rotterdam to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for 27 Sep

Cheapest

£17

Average

£42

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 Rotterdam to Dortmund will cost around £ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.

Cheapest
21:14Rotterdam Centraal8h03 05:17Dortmund Hbf
6 changes
£171One-way
Cheapest
21:35Rotterdam Centraal8h59 06:34Dortmund Hbf
4 changes
£171One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:20Rotterdam Centraal3h06 09:26Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£311One-way
18:20Rotterdam Centraal3h01 21:21Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£361One-way
07:50Rotterdam Centraal3h03 10:53Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£361One-way

Timetable Rotterdam to Dortmund

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00:05Rotterdam Centraal7h52 07:57Dortmund Hbf
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04:00Rotterdam Centraal4h57 08:57Dortmund Hbf
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06:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 09:57Dortmund Hbf
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06:20Rotterdam Centraal3h06 09:26Dortmund Hbf
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07:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 10:57Dortmund Hbf
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07:50Rotterdam Centraal3h03 10:53Dortmund Hbf
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08:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 11:57Dortmund Hbf
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08:05Rotterdam Centraal5h02 13:07Dortmund Hbf
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09:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 12:57Dortmund Hbf
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10:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 13:57Dortmund Hbf
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10:20Rotterdam Centraal3h06 13:26Dortmund Hbf
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11:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 14:57Dortmund Hbf
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12:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 15:57Dortmund Hbf
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12:20Rotterdam Centraal3h06 15:26Dortmund Hbf
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13:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 16:57Dortmund Hbf
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14:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 17:57Dortmund Hbf
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14:20Rotterdam Centraal3h06 17:26Dortmund Hbf
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15:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 18:57Dortmund Hbf
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16:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 19:57Dortmund Hbf
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16:20Rotterdam Centraal3h06 19:26Dortmund Hbf
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17:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 20:57Dortmund Hbf
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18:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 21:57Dortmund Hbf
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18:20Rotterdam Centraal3h01 21:21Dortmund Hbf
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20:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 23:57Dortmund Hbf
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21:05Rotterdam Centraal3h52 00:57Dortmund Hbf
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21:14Rotterdam Centraal8h03 05:17Dortmund Hbf
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21:14Rotterdam Centraal8h06 05:20Dortmund Hbf
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21:35Rotterdam Centraal9h32 07:07Dortmund Hbf
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21:35Rotterdam Centraal8h59 06:34Dortmund Hbf
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22:35Rotterdam Centraal9h32 08:07Dortmund Hbf
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Sun
26 Sep
£17Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
27 Sep
£17Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
Tue
28 Sep
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
Wed
29 Sep
£17Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
Fri
1 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
Sun
3 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
Mon
4 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
Tue
5 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
Wed
6 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
8 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus

The fastest trains from Rotterdam to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for 27 Sep

Fastest Journey

3 h 1 m

Average

4 h 43 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

211 km

It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to Dortmund without changing at least 2 times.

Fastest
18:20Rotterdam Centraal3h01 21:21Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£361One-way
2nd Fastest
07:50Rotterdam Centraal3h03 10:53Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£361One-way
14:20Rotterdam Centraal3h06 17:26Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£431One-way
16:20Rotterdam Centraal3h06 19:26Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£431One-way
06:20Rotterdam Centraal3h06 09:26Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£311One-way

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Train Information from Rotterdam to Dortmund

distanceDistance130 miles (210 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€19)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Rotterdam to Dortmund cover the 130 miles (210 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 30 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 £17, but the average price of train tickets is £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn trains from Rotterdam to Dortmund

You can travel by train from Rotterdam to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 130 miles (210 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Rotterdam to Dortmund. Check the DB train timetable for your trip between Rotterdam and Dortmund on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Rotterdam to Dortmund you can pay as low as £17.

Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes 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.

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, toilets are standard amenities, but other 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

Travel Tips

Trains from Rotterdam to Dortmund
Travel by train to Dortmund 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 Rotterdam to Dortmund.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Dortmund, Germany?

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

Is international entry into Dortmund from Rotterdam restricted?

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 25/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dortmund from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Dortmund is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Rotterdam from Dortmund restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 22/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rotterdam from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Rotterdam and Dortmund?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Dortmund from Rotterdam to cost as little as £17  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Dortmund from Rotterdam?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Rotterdam to Dortmund train prices are on average £17  one way.
How many miles is it from Rotterdam to Dortmund by train?
The train distance from Rotterdam to Dortmund is around 130 miles (210 km).
How long is the train to Dortmund from Rotterdam?
The Rotterdam to Dortmund train duration is on average 3 h 30 min, which is to be expected when travelling 130 miles (210 km) to Dortmund from Rotterdam. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Rotterdam to Dortmund train leave from? Which Dortmund train station do I come into from Rotterdam?

There are a few train stations in Rotterdam to start your route from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. 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 Rotterdam Centraal   and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Rotterdam Centraal, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Rotterdam. The most popular arrival train station in Dortmund, called Dortmund Hbf, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Rotterdam to Dortmund?
When taking a train from Rotterdam to Dortmund, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Dortmund. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Rotterdam to Dortmund and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
What are the first and last departure train times from Rotterdam to Dortmund?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Rotterdam at 05: 44. The last train leaves from Rotterdam at 21: 14. Check Omio for the latest train times from Rotterdam to Dortmund and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets between Rotterdam and Dortmund to score the best deals?
You can find a train to Dortmund from Rotterdam to cost on average £17 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Rotterdam to Dortmund train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Dortmund
Rotterdam Centraal
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