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Bielefeld to Dortmund by train

The journey from Bielefeld to Dortmund by train is 58.07 mi and takes 2 hr 1 min. There are 346 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:03 AM and the last at 11:53 PM. It is possible to travel from Bielefeld to Dortmund by train for as little as $5.12 or as much as $51.93. The best price for this journey is $5.12.

Lowest Price$5.12
Journey Duration2 hr 1 min
Connection per Day346
Lowest Price$5.12
Highest Price$51.93
First Departure12:03 AM
Last Departure11:53 PM
Distance58.07 mi
DepartureBielefeld
ArrivalDortmund
CarriersNordWestBahn, FlixTrainMore

Bielefeld to Dortmund Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Bielefeld to Dortmund?

On average, a train ticket from Bielefeld to Dortmund will cost you $22.11. 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 $5.12. 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.
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The prices for train tickets from Bielefeld to Dortmund vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $22.11. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How much time will it take to go from Bielefeld to Dortmund by train?

The journey between Bielefeld and Dortmund by train is approximately 58.07 mi. It will take you more or less 2 hr 1 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The distance between Bielefeld and Dortmund is around 58.07 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 2 hr 1 min. However, the fastest routes between Bielefeld and Dortmund take 0 hr 45 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What are the stations on the Bielefeld to Dortmund route?

In Bielefeld, departure stations include . When you arrive in Dortmund, you may be able to disembark at stations such as . Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Bielefeld to Dortmund are there every day?

The route from Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld 346 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Bielefeld 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 29 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 317 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 Bielefeld to Dortmund. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld - Dortmund train tickets can be found for as low as $7.77 if you’re lucky, or $12.00 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $14.36.

Find the best day to travel to Dortmund by train

When travelling to Dortmund by train, 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

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Deutsche Bahn is the German national railway company headquartered in Berlin, Germany which operates an extensive rail network throughout Germany, including high-speed intercity trains (ICE), regional trains, and local commuter trains.

Eurobahn is a private railway company that operates in Germany. It was founded in 1998 and offers regional and commuter train services in the North Rhine-Westphalia region. Eurobahn operates on several lines, including the S-Bahn Rhein-Ruhr, the RB 61, and the RB 52. The company is known for its modern trains and high-quality service, including free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. Eurobahn is committed to sustainability and has implemented several measures to reduce its environmental impact, such as using energy-efficient trains and promoting public transportation as an alternative to driving.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

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.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

NordWestBahn is a German railway company that operates regional passenger trains in Lower Saxony, Bremen, and parts of North Rhine-Westphalia. NordWestBahn, a subsidiary of the Transdev Group, operates a reliable and extensive rail network spanning approximately 1,400 kilometers across Northwest Germany. With 17 routes, including Osnabrück, Münsterland, Ostwestfalen-Lippe, Bremen, Bremerhaven, and the North Sea region, NordWestBahn ensures safe and efficient transportation for passengers, connecting them to their desired destinations.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

Regionalbahn is a type of train service in Germany that operates on regional routes, connecting smaller towns and cities with larger ones. These trains are usually slower than intercity trains, but they make more stops and are more affordable. Regionalbahn trains are operated by various companies, including Deutsche Bahn, and they offer single and multiple-day tickets. The trains are often used by commuters and tourists who want to explore the countryside and smaller towns.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Bielefeld to Dortmund

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain and DB - Intercity when traveling from Bielefeld to Dortmund.

Standard

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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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

In the First Class of SBB Intercity, you can benefit from personal power socket, more comfortable seats, and larger luggage space. Some IC trains also offer quiet zones and business areas.
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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
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board NordWestBahn, FlixTrain and Eurobahn from Bielefeld to Dortmund
Compare services on board when travelling from Bielefeld to Dortmund by train.
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Bielefeld to Dortmund CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
6.54kg
Bus
7.01kg
Flight
18.69kg
Car
14.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bielefeld to Dortmund by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bielefeld and Dortmund are 6.54kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bielefeld and Dortmund? By taking the train between Bielefeld and Dortmund you will save 12.15kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.47kg compared to a bus and 8.41kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bielefeld to Dortmund?
A train ticket from Bielefeld to Dortmund is $22.11. 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 $5.12.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bielefeld to Dortmund?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bielefeld to Dortmund is $5.12. 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 Bielefeld and Dortmund by train?
Bielefeld to Dortmund is 58.07 mi.
How long does the train between Bielefeld and Dortmund take?
Bielefeld to Dortmund is on average 2 hr 1 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 45 min.
Which companies operate from Bielefeld to Dortmund?
The train journey from Bielefeld to Dortmund is covered by 10 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: NordWestBahn, FlixTrain, Eurobahn, Anruf Sammel Taxi, FlixBus, DB - Regional Express, Deutsche Bahn, National Express, DB - Regionalbahn, DB - Intercity and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Bielefeld to Dortmund?
Bielefeld to Dortmund has 346 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bielefeld to Dortmund leave?
The earliest train from Bielefeld to Dortmund departs at 12:03 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 train from Bielefeld to Dortmund depart?
The latest train from Bielefeld to Dortmund departs at 11:53 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 Bielefeld to Dortmund in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $5.12 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.
From which stations can I leave from Bielefeld to Dortmund?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Bielefeld to go to Dortmund. You can go from Brackwede, Bielefeld Hbf and Oldentrup and you can arrive at Dortmund-Derne, Dortmund-Aplerbeck and Dortmund Hbf.
How many direct connections depart from Bielefeld to Dortmund?
There are on average 29 direct connection(s) from Bielefeld to go to Dortmund.
What's the fastest journey time between Bielefeld to Dortmund by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bielefeld and Dortmund is 0 hr 45 min.
Is there a direct train from Bielefeld to Dortmund?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bielefeld and Dortmund.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bielefeld to Dortmund by train?
The train journey from Bielefeld to Dortmund creates 6.54kg of CO2 emissions.

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