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from Dortmund to Hamburg

You can get from Dortmund to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Dortmund to Hamburg on 4 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:24Dortmund Hbf2h50 20:14Hamburg Hbf
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£271One-way
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03:36Dortmund Hbf3h15 06:51Hamburg Hbf
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£251One-way
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17:06Dortmund Hbf2h53 19:59Hamburg Hbf
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£271One-way
19:25Dortmund Hbf2h49 22:14Hamburg Hbf
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£271One-way
14:20Dortmund Hbf3h19 17:39Hamburg Hbf
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£271One-way

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Sat
4 Dec
£19FlixTrain
£14Flixbus
Sun
5 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
Mon
6 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£12Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
£18FlixTrain
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Wed
8 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
9 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£12Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£27FlixTrain
£12Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£11Flixbus
Sun
12 Dec
£21FlixTrain
£12Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£12Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
16 Dec
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£18Flixbus
Fri
17 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
Sat
18 Dec
£12FlixTrain
£18Flixbus
Sun
19 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
Mon
20 Dec
£12FlixTrain
£18Flixbus
Tue
21 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£16Flixbus
Wed
22 Dec
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£22Flixbus
Thu
23 Dec
£28FlixTrain
£27Flixbus

Travel Information from Dortmund to Hamburg

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £18
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £16 • 2 h 46 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 2 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 177 miles (286 km) between Dortmund and Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 46 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Dortmund to Hamburg.

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FAQs
How do I go from Dortmund to Hamburg?

You can travel between Dortmund and Hamburg 2 different ways: coach or train.

How do I get from Dortmund to Hamburg the cheapest way?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Dortmund to Hamburg, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A train journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Hamburg by coach, which costs on average £18 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Hamburg from Dortmund?

The quickest way to travel between Dortmund and Hamburg is by train, which takes on average 2 h 46 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 30 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Dortmund and Hamburg

The distance between Dortmund and Hamburg is around 177 miles (286 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Hamburg is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Dortmund and in Hamburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dortmund to Hamburg:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Dortmund to Hamburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dortmund to Hamburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Hamburg by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Dortmund to Hamburg for £18 on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Hamburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Dortmund to Hamburg tickets on Omio for £16.
Can I find a direct route from Dortmund to Hamburg?

Yes, there are direct services available to Hamburg from Dortmund with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with with 16 direct trains per day.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Dortmund to Hamburg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Dortmund to Hamburg often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dortmund and Hamburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Hamburg and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Dortmund and Hamburg online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £18 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £16 one way on average for this trip.

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

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