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There are 6 ways to get from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Holzwickede Bf Re7

$72 - $98

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Bus Ouibus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Dortmund Ouibus

$13 - $19

4 alternative options

Train Thalys  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof

$90 - $120

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Dortmund 081 / ...

$15 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) 174.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 27 min

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

$90 - $371

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to bus which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Dortmund Airport/Terminal via Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Holzwickede Bf via Köln, Dom / Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 239 km. The road distance is 279.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs 60€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM), including transfers.

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Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs 60€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 55€ and takes 5 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM).
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  • Distance: 149.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany?

You can take a train from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Köln, Dom / Hbf in around 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Eurolines DE also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Dortmund via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Dortmund via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dortmund via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Holzwickede Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
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
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Dortmund Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dortmund station.

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Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) train services, operated by National Express Rail, arrive at Holzwickede Bf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 279 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Brussels to Dortmund Airport (DTM).

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Ryanair, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Dortmund Airport.

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There are 280+ hotels available in Dortmund Airport (DTM). Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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