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from Berlin to Dortmund

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Tue
25 Jan
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Wed
26 Jan
£24Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
Thu
27 Jan
£24Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Fri
28 Jan
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Sat
29 Jan
£21Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Sun
30 Jan
£26FlixTrain
£9Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£16Deutsche Bahn
£13Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
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Wed
2 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Thu
3 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Fri
4 Feb
£13FlixTrain
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Sat
5 Feb
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Sun
6 Feb
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7 Feb
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8 Feb
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9 Feb
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10 Feb
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11 Feb
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12 Feb
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13 Feb
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Travel Information between Berlin and Dortmund

distanceDistance261 miles (421 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £9
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 5 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £9 • 3 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or FlixTrain

Take a coach or train to travel 261 miles (421 km) from Berlin to Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Berlin to Dortmund.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Dortmund

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 Berlin to Dortmund.
FAQs

What are my Berlin to Dortmund travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Berlin to Dortmund: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Dortmund from Berlin?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Dortmund, which costs on average £9.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dortmund:

A coach is £1 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Berlin to Dortmund costing on average £9.

What is the fastest way from Berlin to Dortmund?

The quickest way to travel between Berlin and Dortmund is by train, which takes on average 3 h 24 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h 55 min   on average.

How far is Dortmund from Berlin?

The distance from Berlin to Dortmund is approximately 261 miles (421 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Berlin to Dortmund?

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Dortmund is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Berlin to Dortmund?

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

  • Coaches from Berlin to Dortmund most often leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me from Berlin to Dortmund?

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

  • You can travel to Dortmund from Berlin by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £9 with Flixbus from Berlin to Dortmund.
  • You can travel to Dortmund from Berlin by train with FlixTrain. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £9 with FlixTrain from Berlin to Dortmund.

Is it possible to travel directly between Berlin and Dortmund?

Yes, there are direct services available between Berlin and Dortmund with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn with 16 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Dortmund as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Berlin and Dortmund.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Berlin to Dortmund?

Your journey from Berlin to Dortmund doesn't have to end in Dortmund. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Munich. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Munich to your Berlin to Dortmund trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Dortmund today!

When should I purchase a ticket to Dortmund from Berlin online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Berlin to Dortmund, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £9 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £9 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Dortmund tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.