The cheapest trains from Zurich to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£62

Average

£114

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 Zurich to Dortmund will cost around £ 114 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 62.

Cheapest
17:37Zürich HB6h56 00:33Dortmund Hbf
4 changes
£621One-way
Cheapest
21:59Zürich HB9h23 07:22Dortmund Hbf
1 changes
£621One-way
Cheapest
19:59Zürich HB13h23 09:22Dortmund Hbf
1 changes
£621One-way
2nd Cheapest
20:34Zürich HB12h48 09:22Dortmund Hbf
5 changes
£621One-way
06:37Zürich HB8h31 15:08Dortmund Hbf
1 changes
£811One-way

Timetable Zurich to Dortmund

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00:08Zürich HB11h32 11:40Dortmund Hbf
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00:08Zürich HB11h22 11:30Dortmund Hbf
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00:08Zürich HB12h00 12:08Dortmund Hbf
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05:59Zürich HB6h17 12:16Dortmund Hbf
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05:59Zürich HB7h23 13:22Dortmund Hbf
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06:37Zürich HB6h45 13:22Dortmund Hbf
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06:37Zürich HB8h31 15:08Dortmund Hbf
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06:59Zürich HB7h25 14:24Dortmund Hbf
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06:59Zürich HB6h23 13:22Dortmund Hbf
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07:37Zürich HB8h41 16:18Dortmund Hbf
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07:59Zürich HB7h23 15:22Dortmund Hbf
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07:59Zürich HB6h25 14:24Dortmund Hbf
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08:37Zürich HB7h16 15:53Dortmund Hbf
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08:37Zürich HB8h49 17:26Dortmund Hbf
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08:59Zürich HB6h54 15:53Dortmund Hbf
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08:59Zürich HB7h19 16:18Dortmund Hbf
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09:37Zürich HB8h24 18:01Dortmund Hbf
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09:59Zürich HB6h19 16:18Dortmund Hbf
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09:59Zürich HB7h23 17:22Dortmund Hbf
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10:37Zürich HB6h45 17:22Dortmund Hbf
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10:37Zürich HB7h07 17:44Dortmund Hbf
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10:59Zürich HB6h23 17:22Dortmund Hbf
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10:59Zürich HB7h22 18:21Dortmund Hbf
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10:59Zürich HB6h45 17:44Dortmund Hbf
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11:08Zürich HB7h13 18:21Dortmund Hbf
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11:37Zürich HB8h41 20:18Dortmund Hbf
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11:59Zürich HB8h19 20:18Dortmund Hbf
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11:59Zürich HB6h22 18:21Dortmund Hbf
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12:37Zürich HB6h45 19:22Dortmund Hbf
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12:59Zürich HB6h23 19:22Dortmund Hbf
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13:08Zürich HB7h12 20:20Dortmund Hbf
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13:59Zürich HB6h21 20:20Dortmund Hbf
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13:59Zürich HB6h22 20:21Dortmund Hbf
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13:59Zürich HB7h26 21:25Dortmund Hbf
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14:34Zürich HB6h39 21:13Dortmund Hbf
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14:37Zürich HB6h48 21:25Dortmund Hbf
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14:59Zürich HB7h34 22:33Dortmund Hbf
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14:59Zürich HB6h26 21:25Dortmund Hbf
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15:59Zürich HB6h17 22:16Dortmund Hbf
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15:59Zürich HB6h34 22:33Dortmund Hbf
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15:59Zürich HB7h35 23:34Dortmund Hbf
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16:59Zürich HB6h35 23:34Dortmund Hbf
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16:59Zürich HB7h34 00:33Dortmund Hbf
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17:37Zürich HB6h56 00:33Dortmund Hbf
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18:59Zürich HB6h37 01:36Dortmund Hbf
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19:59Zürich HB13h23 09:22Dortmund Hbf
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20:34Zürich HB12h48 09:22Dortmund Hbf
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21:59Zürich HB9h23 07:22Dortmund Hbf
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22 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
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23 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
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Sun
24 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£55Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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27 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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The fastest trains from Zurich to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

6 h 17 m

Average

7 h 41 m

Trains per day

48

Distance

468 km

Of the 48 trains that leave Zurich 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 468 km distance in an average of 7 h 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 17 m .

The slowest trains will take 13 h 23 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.

Fastest
15:59Zürich HB6h17 22:16Dortmund Hbf
3 changes
£1281One-way
Fastest
05:59Zürich HB6h17 12:16Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£1211One-way
2nd Fastest
09:59Zürich HB6h19 16:18Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£1161One-way
13:59Zürich HB6h21 20:20Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£1211One-way
13:59Zürich HB6h22 20:21Dortmund Hbf
1 changes
£1211One-way

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Train Information from Zurich to Dortmund

distanceDistance290 miles (467 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£36 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Dortmund cover the 290 miles (467 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 44 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £36, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Zurich and Dortmund

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

Deutsche Bahn

Find the perfect Deutsche Bahn train between Zurich and Dortmund for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Deutsche Bahn train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Zurich to Dortmund. You can also check relevant travel information for the Deutsche Bahn train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Deutsche Bahn train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 290 miles (467 km) on this route and your Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Dortmund train ticket can cost as little as £17 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Deutsche Bahn tickets between Zurich and Dortmund in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

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  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Trains from Zurich 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 Zurich to Dortmund.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Zurich and Dortmund?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Dortmund, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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?

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Dortmund before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Dortmund, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dortmund to Zurich is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

Last verified on 15/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Dortmund to Zurich train here.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Dortmund from Zurich?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Dortmund from Zurich for as low as £17  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Zurich to Dortmund?
The Zurich to Dortmund train ticket price is on average £36  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from Zurich to Dortmund by train?
The train distance from Zurich to Dortmund is around 290 miles (467 km).
How long is the train between Zurich and Dortmund?
On average the Zurich to Dortmund train time is 9 h 44 min  covering the 290 miles (467 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Zurich and arrival train station in Dortmund?

Some of the Zurich train stations to Dortmund you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Dortmund include Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Dortmund Hbf.

Where is the Zurich train station located? Where is the Dortmund train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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.

Which train providers should I travel with from Zurich to Dortmund?
If you're looking for trains from Zurich to Dortmund, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Dortmund. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Zurich to Dortmund route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from Zurich to Dortmund?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day from Zurich to Dortmund. If you’re looking for a direct train from Zurich to Dortmund, consider travelling with Deutsche Bahn. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many train services per day are there to Dortmund from Zurich?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Zurich to Dortmund. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Zurich to Dortmund? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Zurich to Dortmund at 08: 59   or take the last train from Zurich to Dortmund leaving at 23: 08. Look for the latest Zurich Dortmund train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
When should I book Zurich Dortmund train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train to Dortmund from Zurich to cost on average £36 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 Zurich to Dortmund train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Dortmund
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your journey to Dortmund.