There are 5 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Dortmund by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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

Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice / ...

$6 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Dortmund

$3 - $55

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Düsseldorf to Dortmund 43.7 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Dortmund 43.7 miles

$9 - $14

Rideshare  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Dortmund 42.9 miles

$3 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Dortmund is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 8 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Dortmund is to train which costs 5€ - 40€ and takes 48 min.

More details

The distance between Düsseldorf and Dortmund is 58 km. The road distance is 69.9 km.

Get driving directions

The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf takes 48 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Dortmund. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Dortmund Hbf. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

More details

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 48 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Dortmund twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min. AS Karpaten & Krim Tours (East West Eurolines) also services this route 4 times a week.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$26 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf ZOB to Dortmund ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
AS Karpaten & Krim Tours (East West Eurolines)
Bus from Düsseldorf Zob to Dortmund Steinstr.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Düsseldorf to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Taxi Düsseldorf eG
Phone
+49 211/33333
Website
taxi-duesseldorf.com
Michael Gerst Taxibetrieb
Phone
+49 211/327760
Kinder-Taxi
Phone
+49 211/2601307
DGS GmbH
Phone
+49 211 99 22 000
Website
dgs-grossraumtaxi.de

Want to know more about travelling around Germany

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.