Directions from Brussels to Dortmund

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Recommended option

Train via Köln Hbf  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice / ...

$63 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to Dortmund Ouibus / ...

$13 - $40

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Dortmund Hbf Tha

$95 - $130

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Dortmund N179

$22 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Dortmund 168.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dortmund (DTM) BRU - DTM

$125 - $421

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Dortmund via Köln Hbf in around 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels to Dortmund hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Dortmund via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Dortmund via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dortmund via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Dortmund via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dortmund via Porto
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brussels and Dortmund is 229 km. The road distance is 270 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Dortmund is to bus which costs 11€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Dortmund is to drive which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles Midi and arriving at Dortmund Hbf. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station and arriving at Dortmund. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Brussels to Dortmund, including transfers.