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There are 6 ways to get from Dortmund to Düsseldorf by train, bus, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Re1 / ...

$6 - $35

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Rideshare  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Düsseldorf 42.7 miles

$3 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$35 - $55

Night train  •  48 min

  1. Take the night train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ic / ...

$22 - $35

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dortmund to Düsseldorf 43.4 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Düsseldorf 43.4 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Düsseldorf is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Düsseldorf is to night train which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Düsseldorf is 58 km. The road distance is 69.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs 5€ - 28€.

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The train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf takes 52 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Dortmund to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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Dortmund to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Bahn DE, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Düsseldorf is to train which takes 52 min and costs 5€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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  • Distance: 36.2 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Düsseldorf, Germany?

Bahn DE operates a train from Dortmund to Düsseldorf every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $28 and the journey takes 52 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Dortmund to Düsseldorf 5 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Dortmund to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Dein Taxi
Phone
+49 231/144444
Website
taxi-dortmund.de
Ekin döner Taxi
Phone
+49 231/828479

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Dortmund to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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Dortmund to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Bahn DE, arrive at Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Düsseldorf is 70 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Dortmund to Düsseldorf.

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There are 1060+ hotels available in Düsseldorf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Dortmund and Düsseldorf. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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