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from Düsseldorf to Dortmund

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

Our recommendation

To get from Düsseldorf to Dortmund on 29 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30Düsseldorf0h40 08:10Dortmund
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£31One-way
Cheapest
07:30Düsseldorf0h40 08:10Dortmund
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£31One-way
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10:00Düsseldorf1h20 11:20Dortmund
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£41One-way
18:00Düsseldorf1h40 19:40Dortmund
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£31One-way
16:00Düsseldorf0h40 16:40Dortmund
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£31One-way

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Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
Fri
29 Oct
£7FlixTrain
Sat
30 Oct
£4FlixTrain
Sun
31 Oct
£9FlixTrain
Mon
1 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Tue
2 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Wed
3 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Thu
4 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Fri
5 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Sat
6 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Sun
7 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Mon
8 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Tue
9 Nov
£5FlixTrain
Wed
10 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Thu
11 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Fri
12 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Sat
13 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Sun
14 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Mon
15 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Tue
16 Nov
£4FlixTrain
Wed
17 Nov
£4FlixTrain

Travel Information from Düsseldorf to Dortmund

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £12
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £7 • 47 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £7 • 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or FlixTrain

Take a coach or train to travel 35 miles (57 km) to Dortmund from Düsseldorf. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. 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 Düsseldorf to Dortmund.

Travel Tips

Travel from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Dortmund.
FAQs
How do you get from Düsseldorf to Dortmund?

There are 2 ways to travel between Düsseldorf and Dortmund including taking a coach or train.

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

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Düsseldorf to Dortmund, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dortmund:

A train is about £5 less than a coach, which costs on average £12 for this route.

What is the fastest way to Dortmund from Düsseldorf?

The quickest way to travel between Düsseldorf and Dortmund is by train, which takes on average 47 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Dortmund by coach can take on average 2 h.

How far is it from Düsseldorf to Dortmund?

Dortmund is approximately 35 miles (57 km) away from Düsseldorf.

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

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Dortmund is:

  • 50 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Dortmund?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf to Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Düsseldorf to Dortmund depart from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf.
Who can get me from Düsseldorf to Dortmund?

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

  • You can go to Dortmund from Düsseldorf by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £12 with Flixbus from Düsseldorf to Dortmund on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund with FlixTrain. Cheap tickets can be found for £7 with FlixTrain from Düsseldorf to Dortmund.
Is it possible to travel directly to Dortmund from Düsseldorf?

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

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find around 50 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

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 to Dortmund from Düsseldorf.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Dortmund from Düsseldorf?
Your journey from Düsseldorf to Dortmund doesn't have to end in Dortmund. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam to your Düsseldorf to Dortmund trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Dortmund today!
How early should I book tickets between Düsseldorf and Dortmund online for the best deals?

When planning your trip between Düsseldorf and Dortmund, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £12 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £7 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Düsseldorf and Dortmund online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.