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The journey from Düsseldorf to Dortmund by train is 36.0 mi and takes 51 min. There are 1165 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:02am and the last at 12:59am. It is possible to travel from Düsseldorf to Dortmund by train for as little as $5.12 or as much as $38.90. The best price for this journey is $5.12.

Best Price $5.12
Journey Duration 51 min
Connection per Day 1165
Lowest Price $5.12
Highest Price $38.90
First Departure 1:02am
Last Departure 12:59am
Distance 36.0 mi
Departure Düsseldorf
Arrival Dortmund
Carriers Eurobahn, FlixBus,

Düsseldorf to Dortmund Train Times

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Departure date
Sunday,Oct 01 2023
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Your journey from Düsseldorf to Dortmund with Virail

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

The prices for train tickets from Düsseldorf 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. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Düsseldorf to Dortmund will cost $4.99. The average train ticket price is approximately $20.96. 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.

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Oct 01
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$10.16
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Cheap tickets from Düsseldorf to Dortmund
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Dortmund.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf 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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Best time to book Düsseldorf to Dortmund travel

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

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $5 to $14 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 67% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Dortmund

The cheapest Düsseldorf - Dortmund train tickets can be found for as low as $7 if you’re lucky, or $9 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $11.

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.

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.

REGIOBAHN is a regional train service in Germany that connects cities and villages in the state of Baden-Württemberg. It is operated by Deutsche Bahn and offers frequent and reliable service on several lines, including the S-Bahn Stuttgart. REGIOBAHN trains are modern and comfortable, with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and ample seating. The service is popular with commuters and tourists alike, as it provides easy access to popular destinations such as Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, and Heidelberg. REGIOBAHN also offers connections to other regional and long-distance trains, making it a convenient and efficient way to travel throughout the region.

Thalys is a high-speed train operator that offers service between France, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. Thalys trains operate at high speeds, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, making them one of the fastest and most convenient ways to travel between cities in the region. The trains have modern amenities, including comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and on-board dining options, making them a popular choice for both business and leisure travelers.

VIAS Rail is a Belgian railway company that operates passenger and freight trains in Belgium and the Netherlands. It was established in 2014 as a joint venture between the French railway company SNCF and the Belgian railway company SNCB. VIAS Rail operates high-speed trains, regional trains, and commuter trains, as well as providing rail freight services. The company aims to provide safe, reliable, and sustainable transportation solutions to its customers. VIAS Rail is committed to reducing its environmental impact by investing in energy-efficient trains and promoting sustainable practices throughout its operations.

Ticket types and facilities from Düsseldorf to Dortmund

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity, FlixTrain and Thalys when traveling from Düsseldorf to Dortmund.

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.

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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.

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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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Standard

With The Standard ticket, you can get a budget-friendly second class seat with advanced booking. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.

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Comfort

You can get a first class seat with The Comfort fare. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.

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Premium

You can travel with a customized rate with full service benefits of the Premium fare. Experience a comfortable journey and maximum flexibility to make changes or cancel up until the last minute.

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Second Class

Deutshce Bahn's second class ensures a comfortable journey with standard seating arrangements with free Wi-Fi, power socket, and. Second class passengers can buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car or restaurant car.

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First Class

First Class travel with Deutsche Bahn provides a luxurious experience with comfortable seats and many amenities such as spacious seating with personalized on-seat service and exclusive lounge access at major stations. First-class passengers can have their orders delivered to their seats, but if you do not want to wait, you can also dine in the restaurant car or buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car.

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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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Services on board Eurobahn, FlixBus and DB - Intercity from Düsseldorf to Dortmund
Compare services on board when travelling from Düsseldorf to Dortmund by train.
Facilities Eurobahn FlixBus DB - Intercity REGIOBAHN National Express DB - Regional Express DB - Regionalbahn Thalys VIAS Rail FlixTrain EuroCity Schwebebahn DB - InterCity Express (ICE)
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Düsseldorf to Dortmund CO2 Emissions by Train

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0.6kg
Bus
4.0kg
Flight
158.3kg
Car
15.3kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Düsseldorf to Dortmund by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Düsseldorf and Dortmund are 0.6kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Düsseldorf and Dortmund? By taking the train between Düsseldorf and Dortmund you will save 157.7kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.4kg compared to a bus and 14.7kg compared to a car.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Düsseldorf to Dortmund?
A train ticket from Düsseldorf to Dortmund is $20.43. 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 Düsseldorf to Dortmund?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf and Dortmund by train?
Düsseldorf to Dortmund is 36.0 mi.
How long does the train between Düsseldorf and Dortmund take?
Düsseldorf to Dortmund is on average 1 h 45 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 51 min.
Which companies operate from Düsseldorf to Dortmund?
The train journey from Düsseldorf to Dortmund is covered by 13 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Eurobahn, FlixBus, DB - Intercity, REGIOBAHN, National Express, DB - Regional Express, DB - Regionalbahn, Thalys, VIAS Rail, FlixTrain, EuroCity, Schwebebahn, DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Düsseldorf to Dortmund?
Düsseldorf to Dortmund has 1165 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund leave?
The earliest train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund departs at 1:02am. 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 Düsseldorf to Dortmund depart?
The latest train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund departs at 12:59am. 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 Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Dortmund?
There are 6 station(s) that you can depart from Düsseldorf to go to Dortmund. You can go from Dusseldorf Airport, Düsseldorf Hbf, Duesseldorf Flugh, Düsseldorf Central Station (flixtrain), Flughafen Terminal A/b, Düsseldorf and Eller Mitte S-bahnhof, Düsseldorf and you can arrive at Dortmund Hbf, Bochum Central Station (flixtrain), Aplerbeck Südbahnhof, Dortmund and Apolloweg, Dortmund.
How many direct connections depart from Düsseldorf to Dortmund?
There are on average 28 direct connection(s) from Düsseldorf to go to Dortmund.
What's the fastest journey time between Düsseldorf to Dortmund by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Düsseldorf and Dortmund is 51 min.
Is there a direct train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund?
Yes, there is a direct train between Düsseldorf and Dortmund.
What are the CO2 emissions for Düsseldorf to Dortmund by train?
The train journey from Düsseldorf to Dortmund creates 0.6kg of CO2 emissions.

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