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Hamburg to Dortmund by train

The journey from Hamburg to Dortmund by train is 178.33 mi and takes 4 hr 16 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:00 AM and the last at 3:01 PM. It is possible to travel from Hamburg to Dortmund by train for as little as $15.39 or as much as $61.57. The best price for this journey is $15.39.

Lowest Price$15.39
Journey Duration4 hr 16 min
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price$15.39
Highest Price$61.57
First Departure1:00 AM
Last Departure3:01 PM
Distance178.33 mi
DepartureHamburg
ArrivalDortmund
CarriersFlixBus, DB - InterCity Express (ICE)More

Hamburg to Dortmund Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Jun 21, 2024

Traveling from Hamburg to Dortmund with Virail

Planning to travel from Hamburg to Dortmund? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Hamburg to Dortmund?

The cheapest train tickets from Hamburg to Dortmund cost $15.39. On average, you can expect to spend around $28.30 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Hamburg to Dortmund.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Hamburg to Dortmund. On average, though, you'll pay about $28.30 for a train ticket. 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 train 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 train tickets.

How long does it take to get from Hamburg to Dortmund by train?

With a distance of 178.33 mi between Hamburg and Dortmund, it will usually take 4 hr 16 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 4 hr 16 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Hamburg and Dortmund by train usually takes 4 hr 16 min to cover a distance of 178.33 mi. The shortest journey from Hamburg to Dortmund will take you 2 hr 47 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Dortmund quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What are the stations on the Hamburg to Dortmund route?

You will be able to leave Hamburg by using stations such as Hamburg Airport, HAM,Hamburg-Altona station,Hamburg Hbf ZOB,Hamburg Dammtor (DE),Hamburg - Harburg. These connect you to stations including Ederstraße, Dortmund,Ostentor, Dortmund,Hostedde, Dortmund in Dortmund. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Hamburg or in Dortmund, for your convenience while traveling.

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

You will be able to travel from Hamburg to Dortmund using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 7 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Hamburg to Dortmund using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 3 direct connections from Hamburg to Dortmund each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 4 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Dortmund
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Dortmund.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Hamburg 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 Hamburg 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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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 $13.54 to $45.09 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 70% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Dortmund

The cheapest Hamburg - Dortmund train tickets can be found for as low as $20.75 if you’re lucky, or $26.87 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $48.21.

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.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

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.

Express InterCity is a type of train service that operates in many countries around the world. It is designed to provide fast and efficient transportation between major cities, with limited stops along the way. Express InterCity trains typically offer amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and onboard food and beverage service. They may also have first-class or business-class seating options for passengers who want extra comfort and amenities. Express InterCity trains are often a popular choice for business travelers, tourists, and commuters who need to travel between cities quickly and conveniently.

Ticket types and facilities from Hamburg to Dortmund

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) when traveling from Hamburg 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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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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Facility Description

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

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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity 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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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
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On ICE trains, enjoy free WiFi and access the ICE portal for movies, TV shows, audiobooks, games, and reading material.
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Seek tranquillity on ICE Frankfurt in Coach 21 (second class) and Coach 28/29 (first class). On ICE 104/105 Basel, it's Coach 31 (second class) and Coach 38/39 (first class).
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Stay charged with a power socket available for every two seats on the train.
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On ICE-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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For assistance in boarding, changing trains, or other queries, reach out to DB’s Mobility Service. The staff is always ready to assist and ensure a smooth journey.
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With ICE, choose between a full menu at the onboard restaurant or quick snacks at the bistro. For First Class passengers, complimentary food and drinks are served directly to your seat. DB's diverse menu, updated quarterly, features local and vegetarian/vegan options.
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ICE trains not only offer air conditioning but are also innovating with eco-friendly systems that both cool and heat using natural refrigerants.
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On Deutsche Bahn trains, make sure it's disassembled and snugly packed in a case or cover with your name labeled on it, and you can bring it on board for free. You're also allowed one regular and one hand luggage item. Just ensure your bike doesn't get in the way of other travelers or block aisles. Note: Special bikes aren't permitted, but if you're an international traveler, there's no need to worry about peak-time restrictions.
Services on board FlixBus, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and EuroCity from Hamburg to Dortmund
Compare services on board when travelling from Hamburg to Dortmund by train.
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Hamburg to Dortmund CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
20.09kg
Bus
21.52kg
Flight
57.4kg
Car
45.92kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Hamburg to Dortmund by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Hamburg and Dortmund are 20.09kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Hamburg and Dortmund? By taking the train between Hamburg and Dortmund you will save 37.31kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.43kg compared to a bus and 25.83kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Hamburg to Dortmund?
A train ticket from Hamburg to Dortmund is $28.30. 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 $15.39.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Hamburg to Dortmund?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Hamburg to Dortmund is $15.39. 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 Hamburg and Dortmund by train?
Hamburg to Dortmund is 178.33 mi.
How long does the train between Hamburg and Dortmund take?
Hamburg to Dortmund is on average 4 hr 16 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 47 min.
Which companies operate from Hamburg to Dortmund?
The train journey from Hamburg to Dortmund is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, DB - InterCity Express (ICE), EuroCity and FlixTrain.
How many train connections per day go from Hamburg to Dortmund?
Hamburg to Dortmund has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Hamburg to Dortmund leave?
The earliest train from Hamburg to Dortmund departs at 1:00 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 Hamburg to Dortmund depart?
The latest train from Hamburg to Dortmund departs at 3:01 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 Hamburg 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 $15.39 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 Hamburg to Dortmund?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Hamburg to go to Dortmund.
What's the fastest journey time between Hamburg to Dortmund by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Hamburg and Dortmund is 2 hr 47 min.
Is there a direct train from Hamburg to Dortmund?
Yes, there is a direct train between Hamburg and Dortmund.
What are the CO2 emissions for Hamburg to Dortmund by train?
The train journey from Hamburg to Dortmund creates 20.09kg of CO2 emissions.

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