There are 5 ways to get from Dortmund Hbf to Venlo by train, bus, night bus, 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  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Viersen Rb / ...
  3. Take the train from Viersen to Venlo

$26 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Duisburg Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Duisburg to Venlo, Venlo Station N116

$5 - $9

3 alternative options

Night bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Dortmund to Venlo, Venlo Station N116

$6 - $11

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund Hbf to Venlo 68.8 miles

$16 - $25

Rideshare  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Venlo 63 miles

$6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund Hbf to Venlo is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund Hbf to Venlo is to drive which takes 1 h 6 min and costs 14€ - 21€.

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The distance between Dortmund Hbf and Venlo is 91 km. The road distance is 110 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Dortmund Hbf to Venlo, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Venlo, Venlo Station. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund Hbf to Venlo. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Venlo via Duisburg Hbf and Viersen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Dortmund Hbf, Germany and Venlo, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Dortmund Hbf to Venlo via Duisburg Hbf and Viersen in around 2 h 9 min.

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 Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Viersen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Viersen to Venlo
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
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 Dortmund to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Duisburg to Venlo, Venlo Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Dortmund to Venlo, Venlo Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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