How to get to Dortmund from Aachen

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from Aachen to Dortmund

How to get to Dortmund from Aachen by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Aachen to Dortmund is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Dortmund from Aachen

distanceDistance78 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£4 - £7
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £4 • 2 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £4 • 2 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or coach to travel 78 miles to Dortmund from Aachen. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Aachen to Dortmund.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Aachen to Dortmund

Find the best route to Dortmund from Aachen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your travel between Aachen and Dortmund. DB uses different types of travel 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 toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Aachen to Dortmund

      FAQs: Travel 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 Aachen to Dortmund.

      There are 2 travel options from Aachen to Dortmund. You can take a train or coach.

      The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Dortmund is by taking a train with average ticket prices of £4 compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

      Taking a train costs £3 less than taking a coach, which costs on average £7 for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel to Dortmund from Aachen is by train, which takes on average 2 h 3 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Coach takes on average 4 h 5 min.

      You should expect to travel around 78 miles from Aachen to Dortmund.

      The average frequency per day from Aachen to Dortmund is:

      • Around 5 coaches per day.
      • Around 25 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Aachen and Dortmund as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Aachen to Dortmund:

      • Coaches mostly leave from Aachen, Henricistraße / Kühlwetterstraße and tend to arrive in Dortmund.
      • Trains mostly leave from Aachen Hbf and tend to arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Aachen to Dortmund:

      • You can travel by coach between Aachen and Dortmund with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Aachen to Dortmund tickets for £7 on Omio.
      • You can go to Dortmund from Aachen by train with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Thalys or National Express. You'll see cheap train tickets for £4 with FlixTrain from Aachen to Dortmund on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Aachen to Dortmund with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find 1 direct coach a day to Dortmund with FlixBus.
      • You can find 22 direct trains per day to take to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn, Thalys or National Express.

      Direct services to Dortmund tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Looking to extend your trip from Aachen to Dortmund? Many Omio customers who go from Aachen to Dortmund usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Düsseldorf or Cologne. If you're looking to explore Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Düsseldorf or Cologne from Dortmund, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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