How to get to Dortmund from Kiel

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from Kiel to Dortmund

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

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

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Travel Information between Kiel and Dortmund

distanceDistance223 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£13 - £63
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £63 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 223 miles by train or coach from Kiel to Dortmund. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Kiel to Dortmund.

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Deutsche Bahn

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

Find the best route to Dortmund from Kiel 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 Kiel 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: Kiel 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 Kiel to Dortmund.

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

      The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Dortmund is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £13 compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

      Taking a coach costs £50 less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of £63.

      A coach is £10 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Kiel to Dortmund costing on average £22.

      The quickest way to travel to Dortmund from Kiel is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Coach takes 6 h 10 min on average.

      Train takes on average 3 h 55 min.

      Dortmund is approximately 223 miles away from Kiel.

      The average frequency per day from Kiel to Dortmund is:

      • 1 coach a day.
      • 2 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Dortmund from Kiel 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 when travelling from Kiel to Dortmund:

      • Most travellers take a coach from Kiel, ZOB to Dortmund.
      • Most travellers take a train from Kiel Hbf to Dortmund Hbf.

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

      • You can travel by coach between Kiel and Dortmund with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Kiel to Dortmund tickets for £13 on Omio.
      • You can take a train from Kiel to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £22 with Deutsche Bahn from Kiel to Dortmund.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Kiel to Dortmund with the following travel companies:

      • 1 direct coach per day with FlixBus.
      • 2 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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

      Your journey from Kiel 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, Berlin, Amsterdam, Düsseldorf or Cologne. If you’d like to add Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Düsseldorf or Cologne to your Kiel to Dortmund trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Dortmund today!

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