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There are 12 ways to get from Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by train, plane, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Dortmund  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Derby to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dortmund (DTM) STN - DTM

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Bus  •  21h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Derby to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 815
  3. Take the bus from Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Dortmund Hbf 174 / ...

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Train to Birmingham, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BHX - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Dusseldorf  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MAN - DUS
  4. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede

Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Derby to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) MAN - CGN
  4. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Holzwickede

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the train from Derby to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede

Train to London Stansted, fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from Derby to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) STN - CGN
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Holzwickede

Train  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Derby to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Holzwickede Re / ...

Bus, train  •  20h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Derby to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station 814
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  4. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
  5. Take the train from Venlo to Holzwickede, Bahnhof

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 46m

  1. Drive from Derby to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Dortmund Airport (DTM)

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 26m

  1. Drive from Derby to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Dortmund Airport (DTM)

Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by train and bus

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9h 7m Average Duration
€208 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dortmund Airport (DTM) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dortmund Airport (DTM) 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, returning to United Kingdom from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 24 Jan 2023
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The cheapest way to get from Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to bus which costs £45 - £80 and takes 21h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to train and fly which costs £95 - £280 and takes 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Dortmund Airport via London Victoria Coach Station, Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 and Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 3m.

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The distance between Derby and Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 638 km.

The best way to get from Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM) without a car is to train which takes 9h 7m and costs £180 - £550.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM), including transfers.

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Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Derby station.

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The best way to get from Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to train which takes 9h 7m and costs £180 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £80 and takes 21h 3m.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Dortmund Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM).
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  • Distance: 638.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Derby, England and Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany?

You can take a train from Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM) via London St Pancras International, London St Pancras Intl, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Holzwickede, and Holzwickede, Bahnhof in around 9h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to Dortmund Airport (DTM) via London Victoria Coach Station, Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2, and Dortmund Hbf in around 21h 3m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €800
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €950
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €220
Flights from Manchester to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €320
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €250
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €300
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Manchester to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€26 - €340
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €100
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€30 - €55
Off-Peak Single
€55 - €85
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€65 - €100
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€9 - €24
Off-Peak Single
€16 - €24
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€21 - €35
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€11 - €26
Off-Peak Single
€19 - €27
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€24 - €35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€30 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€90 - €130
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€30 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €130
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Venlo to Holzwickede, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Eurobahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €26
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koeln Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
National Express Rail
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€9 - €14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€20 - €26
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €30
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€10 - €15
Off-Peak Day Single
€14 - €22
Anytime Day Single
€19 - €30
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Terminal 2 to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €150
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€94
Standard Car - Premium
€150

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