There are 7 ways to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Köln Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt ICE International / ...

$48 - $97

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Bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 217 / ...

$12 - $22

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Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$60 - $90

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Frankfurt am Main 140.6 miles

$29 - $45

Train to Muenster, fly  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Greven
  2. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Frankfurt (FRA) FMO - FRA

$129 - $333

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$80 - $264

Train, train to Paderborn, fly  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Soest
  2. Take the train from Soest to Salzkotten
  3. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Frankfurt (FRA) PAD - FRA

$115 - $245

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 11€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

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The distance between Dortmund Airport (DTM) and Frankfurt am Main is 173 km. The road distance is 225 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Airport/Terminal and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Dortmund. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Holzwickede and arriving at Frankfurt via Koln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Frankfurt am Main via Köln Hbf and Koln Hbf in around 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Muenster to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Paderborn to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Holzwickede to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Holzwickede to Greven
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Holzwickede Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Holzwickede Bf to Greven Bf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Holzwickede to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Holzwickede to Soest
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Soest to Salzkotten
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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