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Trains Berlin to Dortmund: Times, Prices and Tickets

Starting from
$ 8.79

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By Train


From $ 58.57
By Train


From $ 67.84
By Train

2 Days


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How much do train tickets from Berlin to Dortmund cost?

On average, a train ticket from Berlin to Dortmund will cost you $ 76.69. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $ 8.79. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Berlin to Dortmund by train

Best price $ 17.56
Journey duration 4 h 16 min
Connections per day 184
First departure 02:01
Last departure 01:34
Distance 262.2 mi
Departure Berlin
Arrival Dortmund
Carriers Bahn, SNCF, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Saveatrain

Ticket price Berlin - Dortmund every day

$ 58.57
$ 37.48
$ 23.43
$ 67.84
$ 37.48
$ 23.43
In 2 days
In 3 days
$ 46.86
$ 35.14
$ 23.43
In 4 days
In 5 days
$ 23.42
$ 23.42
In 6 days
$ 35.14
$ 23.42

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
$ 8.79
Maximum price
$ 235.86

Berlin - Dortmund


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

$ 35.03

Thursday, August 18th 2022
Deutsche Bahn-logo
Südkreuz Bahnhof (S), Berlin - Dortmund Hbf
3:40am - 8:10am
Deutsche Bahn
4h 30min
3 changes
CO2: 1.21kg
By Bus

$ 26.94

Thursday, August 18th 2022
Berlin central bus station - Dortmund
11:00am - 5:50pm
6h 50min
CO2: 14.85kg

How long will it take me to travel from Berlin to Dortmund by train?

The journey between Berlin and Dortmund runs for about 262.2 mi and usually takes approximately 4 h 16 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 3 h 8 min. If you are trying to get from Berlin to Dortmund as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

At what time of the day can I travel from Berlin to Dortmund?

The first journey of the night departs from Berlin at 02:01. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 01:34. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Berlin and Dortmund. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Berlin to Dortmund?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Berlin and Dortmund. You can start your journey in Berlin at stations such as Berlin Ostbahnhof, Berlin Südkreuz, Berlin Hbf, Berlin-Spandau, Berlin Hbf (tief), Berlin Gesundbrunnen, Berlin Ostbahnhof (FlixTrain), Berlin-Spandau Station (train), Berlin Südkreuz station (FlixTrain) and Berlin Central Station (train). These connect to stations including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund central station (FlixTrain) and Dortmund West in Dortmund. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Berlin to Dortmund.

How many journeys from Berlin to Dortmund take place each day?

The route from Berlin to Dortmund is served by providers including Bahn, SNCF, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain and Saveatrain. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 383 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Berlin 174 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Berlin 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 37 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 137 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.


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