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Bologna to Dortmund by bus

The journey from Bologna to Dortmund by bus is 517.48 mi and takes 19 hr 24 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:20 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Bologna to Dortmund by bus for as little as $64.64 or as much as $139.10. The best price for this journey is $64.64.

Lowest Price$64.64
Journey Duration19 hr 24 min
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price$64.64
Highest Price$139.10
First Departure1:20 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance517.48 mi
CarriersFlixTrain, Italo Treno

Bologna to Dortmund Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Bologna to Dortmund by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from Bologna to Dortmund. On average, though, you'll pay about $95.14 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $64.64, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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When you're traveling from Bologna to Dortmund, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $95.14. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does it take to get from Bologna to Dortmund by bus?

Traveling from Bologna to Dortmund by bus will usually take 19 hr 24 min. This journey covers a distance of 517.48 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 19 hr 24 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from Bologna to Dortmund faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Bologna and Dortmund will complete the journey in 17 hr 9 min.On average, it will take you about 19 hr 24 min to travel the 517.48 mi between Bologna and Dortmund.

How many times a day do departures from Bologna leave for Dortmund?

The route from Bologna to Dortmund is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Bologna 9 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Bologna to Dortmund, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 8 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bologna to Dortmund. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Bologna to Dortmund
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bologna to Dortmund.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bologna to Dortmund, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bologna to Dortmund.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Bologna - Dortmund bus tickets can be found for as low as $34.28 if you’re lucky, or $69.03 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $111.87.

Find the best day to travel to Dortmund by bus

When travelling to Dortmund by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

Ticket types and facilities from Bologna to Dortmund

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain when traveling from Bologna to Dortmund.


A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
Services on board FlixTrain and FlixBus from Bologna to Dortmund
Compare services on board when travelling from Bologna to Dortmund by bus.
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accessibility Accessibility check cross
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air_con Air conditioning check check
bicycle Bicycle check cross
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Bologna to Dortmund CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bologna to Dortmund?
A bus ticket from Bologna to Dortmund is $95.14. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $64.64.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bologna to Dortmund?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bologna to Dortmund is $64.64. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bologna and Dortmund by bus?
Bologna to Dortmund is 517.48 mi.
How long does the bus between Bologna and Dortmund take?
Bologna to Dortmund is on average 19 hr 24 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 17 hr 9 min.
Which companies operate from Bologna to Dortmund?
The bus journey from Bologna to Dortmund is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixTrain, Italo Treno and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Bologna to Dortmund?
Bologna to Dortmund has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bologna to Dortmund leave?
The earliest bus from Bologna to Dortmund departs at 1:20 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Bologna to Dortmund depart?
The latest bus from Bologna to Dortmund departs at 11:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bologna to Dortmund in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $64.64 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Bologna to Dortmund?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Bologna to go to Dortmund.
What's the fastest journey time between Bologna to Dortmund by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bologna and Dortmund is 17 hr 9 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bologna to Dortmund?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bologna and Dortmund.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bologna to Dortmund by bus?
The bus journey from Bologna to Dortmund creates 62.46kg of CO2 emissions.

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