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There are 5 ways to get from Dortmund to Utrecht by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal ICE International

$39 - $81

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Utrecht 056

$11 - $20

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Train, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof Re3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Emmerich
  3. Take the bus from Emmerich, Bahnhof to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
  4. Take the train from Nijmegen to Utrecht Centraal

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Utrecht 125.3 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$89 - $302

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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Utrecht is to bus which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Utrecht is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Utrecht. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Utrecht is 173 km. The road distance is 200.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs 30€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Dortmund to Utrecht, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Utrecht is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs 30€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 25 min.

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  • Distance: 108.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Utrecht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Dortmund to Utrecht via Duisburg Hbf in around 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Utrecht once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Emmerich
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Nijmegen to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Utrecht
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Emmerich, Bahnhof to Nijmegen, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Breng
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG
Phone
+49 2841 2050
Email
info@niag-online.de
Website
niag-online.de
Bus from Emmerich Bahnhof Bstg 1 to Nijmegen Centraal Station Bstg 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Dortmund to Utrecht train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Utrecht is 201 km. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Dortmund to Utrecht.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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