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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Holzwickede Bf Re7

$64 - $88

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Bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Dortmund N17 / ...

$12 - $21

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Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) 140.2 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to Muenster, train  •  4h 4m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO) FRA - FMO
  2. Take the train from Greven Bf to Holzwickede Bf

$135 - $320

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede

Fly to Paderborn, train  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paderborn (PAD) FRA - PAD
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Soest
  3. Take the train from Soest to Holzwickede

$151 - $286

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to bus which costs 11€ - 18€ and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Dortmund Airport/Terminal via Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Holzwickede Bf via Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 173 km. The road distance is 224.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) without a car is to train which takes 3h 5m and costs 55€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3h 5m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM), including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to train which takes 3h 5m and costs 55€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 18€ and takes 3h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM).
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  • Distance: 108 miles
  • Duration: 3h 5m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena in around 3h 5m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 2h 40m. Karat-S also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Soest
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Holzwickede Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Greven Bf to Holzwickede Bf
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Train from Soest to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
eurobahn.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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Dortmund Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Karat-S

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Muenster Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) train services, operated by National Express Rail, arrive at Holzwickede Bf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 224 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund Airport (DTM).

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Muenster Airport.

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There are 287+ hotels available in Dortmund Airport (DTM). Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 9€ - 14€.

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