How to get to Dortmund from Manchester

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from Manchester to Dortmund

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

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

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Travel Information from Manchester to Dortmund

distanceDistance428 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£47 - £568
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £47 • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £47 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Virgin Trains

Travel 428 miles by train, coach or flight from Manchester to Dortmund. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus or Virgin Trains among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Manchester to Dortmund.

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Travel from Manchester to Dortmund on 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.

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: Manchester 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 Manchester to Dortmund.

    There are 3 options to travel between Manchester and Dortmund including taking a train, coach or flight.

    The cheapest way to go to Dortmund from Manchester is by taking a flight, which costs on average £47.

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Manchester to Dortmund:

    A flight is £12 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Manchester to Dortmund costing on average £58.

    A flight is £522 less than a train with an average ticket price of £568 from Manchester to Dortmund.

    The quickest way to travel to Dortmund from Manchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Getting to Dortmund by coach takes 21 h 55 min on average.

    Train takes 9 h 3 min on average.

    Dortmund is approximately 428 miles away from Manchester.

    The average frequency per day from Manchester to Dortmund is:

    • 2 coaches per day.
    • 1 train a day.

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

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

    • Coaches most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Dortmund at Dortmund.
    • Flights mostly depart from Manchester Airport and arrive in Dortmund Airport.
    • Trains from Manchester to Dortmund most often leave from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

    The following travel companies offer services from Manchester to Dortmund:

    • FlixBus or National Express can get you to Dortmund by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with FlixBus from Manchester to Dortmund for £58 on Omio.
    • Travel with Virgin Trains to go to Dortmund by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Virgin Trains Manchester to Dortmund tickets on Omio for £568.

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

    • You can take a direct coach with.
    • You can take a direct flight with.
    • You can book a direct train with.

    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 journey.

    Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Dortmund often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Düsseldorf or Cologne. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Dortmund and these popular destinations at a great price.

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