If you are flexible with your travel dates, always consider that you can buy extremely cheap train tickets if you avoid travelling in the weekends and if you choose to travel during the low season.
Since the journey between Munich and Dortmund is relatively short, you can consider carpooling or bus as alternative ways of transport with cheapest prices and similar duration.
What are the departure and arrival stations in Munich and Dortmund?
Trains leave Munich from München Hbf and arrive at Dortmund West or Dortmund Hbf.
How many train connections are there from Munich to Dortmund every day?
143 train connections exist to reach Dortmund from Munich per day. Please be aware that among these connections there are 139 routes which have at least one change versus 24 routes which are direct lines. So although the trip is longer, if you want to travel between these cities at the last moment, choosing a route including one change or more could be better especially if there are too few connections. Nevertheless, if you do not want to change trains, it is highly advocated to choose an offer with a direct route.
When are the frist and last trains from Munich to Dortmund scheduled?
With the fastest connections you will be in Dortmund in 6 hours and 58 minutes, but on average it takes 9 hours and 17 minutes. The first train headed to Dortmund is at 17:11, while the last one leaves Munich at 20:11.