How to get to Dortmund from Lille

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from Lille to Dortmund

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

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The best way to travel from Lille 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 Lille

distanceDistance200 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£18 - £101
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 6 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £101 • 5 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or coach to travel 200 miles from Lille to Dortmund. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Lille to Dortmund.

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Deutsche Bahn

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

Travel to Dortmund from Lille on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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 to Dortmund from Lille. 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 the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Lille 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 Lille to Dortmund.

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

      The cheapest way to get from Lille to Dortmund is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £18 compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

      A coach is £84 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Lille to Dortmund costing on average £101.

      The quickest way to travel to Dortmund from Lille is by train, which takes on average 5 h 4 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Dortmund by coach takes 6 h on average.

      You should expect to travel around 200 miles from Lille to Dortmund.

      The average frequency per day from Lille to Dortmund is:

      • 6 coaches a day.
      • 1 train a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Lille to 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 Lille to Dortmund:

      • Coaches mostly leave from Lille, Gare Europe and tend to arrive in Dortmund.
      • Trains mostly depart from Lille Flandres and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Lille to Dortmund:

      • Travel with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Deutschland, Sindbad, Infobus or BlaBlaCar Bus for coaches to Dortmund. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Lille to Dortmund tickets on Omio for £18.
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn or Eurostar for trains to Dortmund. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurostar Lille to Dortmund tickets on Omio for £101.

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

      • You can find 1 direct coach per day to Dortmund with FlixBus or Sindbad.

      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 trip.

      Your journey from Lille 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 Lille 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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