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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 52m

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

21€ - 69€

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Rideshare  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Dortmund 239.1 km

14€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Duisburg 068 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Dortmund N1320 / ...

19€ - 60€

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower 238.4 km

30€ - 45€

Fly, train  •  3h 7m

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

85€ - 291€

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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€ - 45€ and takes 2h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Dortmund via Duisburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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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 2h 52m.

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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 2h 52m and costs 20€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m 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 Dutch Railways (NS), 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 2h 52m and costs 20€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 60€ and takes 5h 1m.

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  • Distance: 200 km
  • Duration: 2h 52m

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 2h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Dortmund U-Tower via Duisburg and Dortmund in around 5h 1m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 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 Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Abrn
Website
abellio.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
VRR
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
VRR
Erb
Website
keolis.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
keolis.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
keolis.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Duisburg to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Duisburg Mercatorstrasse to Dortmund Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
4€ - 8€
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
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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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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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 Abrn, 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 434+ hotels available in Dortmund U-Tower. Prices start at 87€ 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 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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