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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 319 bus, Bus, train  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the line 319 bus from Reusel, Busstation Reusel to Eindhoven, Station 319
  2. Take the Bus from Eindhoven to Duisburg
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice / ...

€30 - €54

Cheapest option

Line 319 bus, bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the line 319 bus from Reusel, Busstation Reusel to Eindhoven, Station 319
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven Parking P1 to Dortmund Central Bus Station Bonn-Lesko 1 / ...

€15 - €24

3 alternative options

Line 319 bus, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the line 319 bus from Reusel, Busstation Reusel to Eindhoven, Station 319
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Moenchengladbach Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Re / ...

€52 - €84

Line 450 bus, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the line 450 bus from Turnhout Markt perron 6 to Tilburg Centraal Station perron B 450
  2. Take the train from Tilburg to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Re

€31 - €80

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Arendonk to Dortmund 188.1 km

€20 - €30

Arendonk to Dortmund by bus and train

The journey time between Arendonk and Dortmund is around 6h 4m and covers a distance of around 231 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 8m. Operated by De Lijn, Connexxion, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Arendonk to Dortmund service departs from Arendonk Kerk and arrives in Dortmund Hbf. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 4m
Fastest journey time:
4h 8m
Journey distance:
231 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€52
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:39
Last service departs at:
23:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Arendonk to Dortmund bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Belgium → Germany
Partially open

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International entry into Germany from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Belgium

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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Greece: South Aegean

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa and United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Belgium

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dortmund is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dortmund is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dortmund is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arendonk to Dortmund is to line 319 bus and bus which costs €14 - €24 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Arendonk to Dortmund is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arendonk to Dortmund station. However, there are services departing from Arendonk Kerk and arriving at Dortmund Central Bus Station via Reusel, Busstation Reusel and Eindhoven Parking P1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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The distance between Arendonk and Dortmund is 166 km. The road distance is 188.1 km.

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The best way to get from Arendonk to Dortmund without a car is to line 319 bus and Bus and train which takes 4h 42m and costs €29 - €55.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Arendonk to Dortmund, including transfers.

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Arendonk to Dortmund bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Reusel, Busstation Reusel.

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Arendonk to Dortmund bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, arrive at Dortmund Central Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arendonk to Dortmund is 188 km. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Arendonk to Dortmund.

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  • Distance: 166.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Arendonk, Belgium and Dortmund, Germany?

You can take a bus from Arendonk to Dortmund via Reusel, Busstation Reusel, Eindhoven, Station, and Eindhoven Parking P1 in around 5h 40m.

Train operators
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 Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Flixtrain
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Tilburg to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €18
1st Class
€20 - €29
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €30
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Eindhoven to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Turnhout Markt perron 6 to Tilburg Centraal Station perron B
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Eindhoven Parking P1 to Dortmund Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €15
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines

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