Duration 4h 57m
Distance 328.8 km
Average price 70€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dortmund and Ilmenau takes 4h 57m and the fastest train takes 4h 55m. The train service runs several times per day from Dortmund to Ilmenau. 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. Dortmund Hbf
  2. Ilmenau
5h 17m
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74€ - 102€

Dortmund to Ilmenau train times

Trains run twice daily between Dortmund and Ilmenau. The earliest departure is at 10:43 in the morning, and the last departure from Dortmund is at 16:42 which arrives into Ilmenau at 21:38. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Ilmenau. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Ilmenau via Gotha and Neudietendorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Dortmund and Ilmenau is 258 km. The road distance is 328.8 km.

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Dortmund to Ilmenau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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Dortmund to Ilmenau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Gotha station.

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What companies run services between Dortmund and Ilmenau?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Dortmund Hbf to Gotha twice daily. Tickets cost 70€ - 100€ and the journey takes 3h 27m.
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