There are 5 ways to get from Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Holzwickede

$34 - $58

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Dortmund 056

$17 - $31

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Bus, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Re1 / ...

$49 - $88

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM) 164.7 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede

$87 - $286

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and arriving at Dortmund Airport/Terminal via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Holzwickede via Eindhoven and Venlo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 221 km. The road distance is 263.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM) without a car is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM), including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to train which takes 5 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 45 min.

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

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Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dortmund station.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM).
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  • Distance: 137.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM) via Eindhoven and Venlo in around 5 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM) via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Dortmund, and Dortmund Hbf in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
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 Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM) train services, operated by Eurobahn, arrive at Holzwickede station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 264 km. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Rotterdam to Dortmund Airport (DTM).

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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