How to get to Dortmund from Paderborn

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from Paderborn to Dortmund

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

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

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Travel Information from Paderborn to Dortmund

distanceDistance56 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£10 - £18
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 5 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £18 • 1 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 56 miles by train or coach to Dortmund from Paderborn. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Paderborn to Dortmund.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Travel on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus travel between Paderborn and Dortmund at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Dortmund from Paderborn. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    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: Paderborn 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 Paderborn to Dortmund.

      You can get between Paderborn and Dortmund 2 different ways: train or coach.

      The cheapest way to go to Dortmund from Paderborn is by taking a coach, which costs on average £10.

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

      Taking a coach costs £8 less than taking a train, which costs on average £18 for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel to Dortmund from Paderborn is by train, which takes on average 1 h 4 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Coach takes 5 h 4 min on average.

      Dortmund is approximately 56 miles away from Paderborn.

      The average frequency per day from Paderborn to Dortmund is:

      • 25 trains per day.

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

      • Most travellers board their coach from Paderborn, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Dortmund.
      • Most travellers take a train from Paderborn Hbf to Dortmund Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Paderborn to Dortmund:

      • BlaBlaCar or FlixBus can take you to Dortmund by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Paderborn to Dortmund for £10.
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn, NordWestBahn or National Express for trains to Dortmund. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Paderborn to Dortmund tickets on Omio for £18.

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

      • You'll find 11 direct trains a day to Dortmund with National Express.

      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 route.

      Your journey from Paderborn 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 Paderborn 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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