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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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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Train  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf ICE International
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Re1 / ...

40€ - 75€

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Bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Dortmund 056

12€ - 21€

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Train #2  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Re1 / ...

23€ - 68€

Rideshare  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Dortmund 149.4 miles

14€

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower 149 miles

30€ - 50€

Fly, train  •  3h 39m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf

78€ - 272€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower is to rideshare which costs 14€ and takes 3h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Dortmund. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Dortmund Hbf via Oberhausen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 1m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Dortmund U-Tower is 200 km. The road distance is 238.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower without a car is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs 40€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs 40€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 4h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower.
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  • Distance: 125 miles
  • Duration: 3h 1m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Dortmund U-Tower, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower via Oberhausen Hbf and Dortmund Hbf in around 3h 1m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower 4 times a day. Tickets cost 12€ - 21€ and the journey takes 4h 25m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
eurobahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 15€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dortmund station.

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Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower is 238 km. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 381+ hotels available in Dortmund U-Tower. Prices start at 49€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Dortmund U-Tower. 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 Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 6€ - 13€.

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