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Duration 10h 6m
Distance 440.8 km
Average price 203€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Calais and Dortmund takes 10h 6m and the fastest train takes 6h 52m. There is at least one train per day from Calais to Dortmund. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Calais Ville
  2. Lille Europe
  3. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Dortmund
6h 15m
121€ - 532€

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Dortmund Hbf via Lille Europe and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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The distance between Calais and Dortmund is 395 km. The road distance is 440.8 km.

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Calais to Dortmund train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Ville station.

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Calais to Dortmund train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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There are 347+ hotels available in Dortmund. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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