There are 12 ways to get from Dortmund to Munich by plane, train, bus, car train, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Dortmund  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Munich (MUC) DTM - MUC

$66 - $227

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Rideshare  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Munich 392.5 miles

$28 - $50

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Munich (MUC) DUS - MUC

$72 - $207

Train, train to Muenster, fly  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Greven
  3. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Munich (MUC) FMO - MUC

$113 - $347

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Munich (MUC) CGN - MUC

$108 - $283

Train to Paderborn, fly  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Munich (MUC) PAD - MUC

$130 - $315

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC

$105 - $327

Train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$130 - $200

Bus via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 017 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station X28 / ...

$35 - $62

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Munich, Munich central bus station 028 / ...

$35 - $110

Train, cartrain  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena Re1
  2. Take the cartrain from Köln Messe/Deutz to München Ost UEX 1387

$85 - $174

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Munich 393.1 miles

$80 - $120

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Munich is 477 km. The road distance is 629 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Munich without a car is to train which takes 5 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Dortmund to Munich, including transfers.

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Dortmund to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dortmund station.

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

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Munich is to fly which takes 3 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 50 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Dortmund Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Dortmund to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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  • Distance: 298.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

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

Eurowings flies from Dortmund to Munich 3 times a day. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Dortmund to Munich hourly. Tickets cost $130 - $200 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Muenster to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Muenster to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Paderborn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Paderborn to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Münster Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Greven
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
eurobahn.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 Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $110
Train from Dortmund Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Münster to Greven Bf
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to München Ost
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$58
Motorcycle
$97
Vehicle
$106
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dortmund to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
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 Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Dortmund to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Munich is 629 km. It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to drive from Dortmund to Munich.

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Eurowings offers flights from Dortmund Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Dortmund to Munich train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Dortmund to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 764+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Dortmund Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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