Duration 1h 35m
Distance 90.7 km
Average price -1€
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dortmund and Xanten takes 1h 35m and the fastest train takes 1h 26m. There is a train service every few hours from Dortmund to Xanten. 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. Duisburg Hbf
  3. Xanten
1h 57m
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Dortmund to Xanten train times

Trains run hourly between Dortmund and Xanten. The earliest departure is at 07:21 in the morning, and the last departure from Dortmund is at 23:17 which arrives into Xanten at 00:55. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 35m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Xanten. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Xanten Bahnhof via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between Dortmund and Xanten is 72 km. The road distance is 90.7 km.

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Dortmund to Xanten train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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Dortmund to Xanten train services, operated by NordWestBahn, arrive at Xanten Bahnhof station.

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