There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Dortmund by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dortmund Hbf Ic / ...

$90 - $130

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Rideshare  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Dortmund 307.3 miles

$19 - $45

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Bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Dortmund 030 / ...

$32 - $83

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Dortmund 308.6 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) TXL - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$61 - $161

Fly Berlin Tegel to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) TXL - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$78 - $197

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) SXF - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$55 - $197

Fly Berlin Tegel to Dortmund  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dortmund (DTM) TXL - DTM

$63 - $284

Fly Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Frankfurt (FRA) TXL - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf

$69 - $264

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Dortmund is to rideshare which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Dortmund is to train which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Dortmund via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf and Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Dortmund Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Dortmund is 422 km. The road distance is 493.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Dortmund without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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The train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dortmund Hbf takes 3 h 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Berlin to Dortmund bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Dortmund train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Dortmund is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 80€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 75€ and takes 8 h 13 min, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Dortmund.
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  • Distance: 263.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Dortmund, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin to Dortmund hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin to Dortmund 4 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min. Eurolines DE also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dortmund via Split
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dortmund via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dortmund via Cologne/Bonn Apt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dortmund via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dortmund via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dortmund via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dortmund via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dortmund via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $180
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $110
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Berlin to Dortmund bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dortmund station.

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Berlin to Dortmund train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Dortmund is 494 km. It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to drive from Berlin to Dortmund.

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easyJet and Eurowings offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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The nearest airport to Dortmund is Dortmund (DTM) Airport which is 10.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Dusseldorf (DUS) (55.3 km), Muenster (FMO) (70.2 km), Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) (74.7 km) and Eindhoven (EIN) (143.7 km).

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There are 324+ hotels available in Dortmund. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Dortmund. 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 Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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