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Duration 3h 46m
Distance 250.7 km
Average price 65€
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Leiden and Dortmund takes 3h 46m and the fastest train takes 3h 24m. The train service runs several times per day from Leiden 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. Leiden Centraal
  2. Utrecht Centraal
  3. Duisburg Hbf
  4. Dortmund
3h 44m
47€ - 103€

Leiden to Dortmund train times

Trains run every four hours between Leiden and Dortmund. The earliest departure is at 15:52 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Leiden is at 17:52 which arrives into Dortmund at 21:35. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 46m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Dortmund Hbf via Utrecht Centraal and Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between Leiden and Dortmund is 216 km. The road distance is 250.7 km.

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Leiden to Dortmund train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leiden Centraal station.

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Leiden to Dortmund train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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