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Dortmund to Bielefeld by train

The journey from Dortmund to Bielefeld by train is 58.07 mi and takes 1 hr 8 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:33 AM and the last at 5:31 PM. It is possible to travel from Dortmund to Bielefeld by train for as little as $4.82 or as much as $21.45. The best price for this journey is $4.82.

Lowest Price$4.82
Journey Duration1 hr 8 min
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$4.82
Highest Price$21.45
First Departure12:33 AM
Last Departure5:31 PM
Distance58.07 mi
CarriersFlixTrain, EurobahnMore

Dortmund to Bielefeld Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jul 14, 2024

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dortmund to Bielefeld, 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 Dortmund to Bielefeld.

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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Best time to book Dortmund to Bielefeld travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Find the best day to travel to Bielefeld by train

When travelling to Bielefeld 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.

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.

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.

Ticket types and facilities from Dortmund to Bielefeld

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


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, Eurobahn and National Express from Dortmund to Bielefeld
Compare services on board when travelling from Dortmund to Bielefeld by train.
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Dortmund to Bielefeld CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Dortmund to Bielefeld by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dortmund and Bielefeld are 6.54kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dortmund and Bielefeld? By taking the train between Dortmund and Bielefeld 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 Dortmund to Bielefeld?
A train ticket from Dortmund to Bielefeld is $12.11. 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 $4.82.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Dortmund to Bielefeld?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Dortmund to Bielefeld is $4.82. 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 Dortmund and Bielefeld by train?
Dortmund to Bielefeld is 58.07 mi.
How long does the train between Dortmund and Bielefeld take?
Dortmund to Bielefeld is on average 1 hr 8 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 50 min.
Which companies operate from Dortmund to Bielefeld?
The train journey from Dortmund to Bielefeld is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixTrain, Eurobahn, National Express and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Dortmund to Bielefeld?
Dortmund to Bielefeld has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dortmund to Bielefeld leave?
The earliest train from Dortmund to Bielefeld departs at 12:33 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 Dortmund to Bielefeld depart?
The latest train from Dortmund to Bielefeld departs at 5:31 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 Dortmund to Bielefeld 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 $4.82 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 Dortmund to Bielefeld?
There are on average 6 direct connection(s) from Dortmund to go to Bielefeld.
What's the fastest journey time between Dortmund to Bielefeld by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dortmund and Bielefeld is 0 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct train from Dortmund to Bielefeld?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dortmund and Bielefeld.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dortmund to Bielefeld by train?
The train journey from Dortmund to Bielefeld creates 6.54kg of CO2 emissions.

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