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Trains Kiel to Dortmund: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much do train tickets from Kiel to Dortmund cost?

When you're traveling from Kiel to Dortmund, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $ 62.89. You might be able to find prices as low as $ 9.24, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Kiel to Dortmund by train

Best price $ 9.24
Journey duration 5 h 21 min
Connections per day 124
First departure 04:09
Last departure 00:05
Distance 223.7 mi
Departure Kiel
Arrival Dortmund
Carriers Bahn, Bahn_old, Deutsche Bahn, Saveatrain

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$ 9.24
Maximum price
$ 195.52

Kiel - Dortmund


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$ 25

Friday, September 16th 2022
Deutsche Bahn-logo
Stadtrade, Kiel - Dortmund Hbf
2:09am - 8:27am
Deutsche Bahn
6h 18min
3 changes
CO2: 1.03kg
By Bus

$ 23

Friday, September 16th 2022
Kiel Interims-ZOB - Dortmund ZOB
10:15pm - 4:50am
6h 35min
CO2: 12.66kg

How long is the journey from Kiel to Dortmund by train?

In order to get from Kiel to Dortmund faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Kiel and Dortmund will complete the journey in 3 h 55 min. On average, it will take you about 5 h 21 min to travel the 223.7 mi between Kiel and Dortmund.

When do the first and last departures from Kiel to Dortmund leave?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Kiel to Dortmund leaving at 04:09. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 00:05.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations are used when traveling from Kiel to Dortmund?

In Kiel, departure stations include Kiel Hbf, Stadtrade, Kiel and Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK. When you arrive in Dortmund, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Dortmund Hbf and Dortmund West. 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 Kiel to Dortmund take place each day?

If you want to get from Kiel to Dortmund, you can travel with providers such as Bahn, Deutsche Bahn and Saveatrain. You will find a maximum number of 134 departures per day. On average, there are 124 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 2 direct journeys between Kiel and Dortmund. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 122 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.


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