There are 10 ways to get from Dortmund to Århus by train, bus, night train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 10 min

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$72 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. X73 / ...
  2. 172 / ...

$42 - $103

8 alternative options

Train, night train  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Ic / ...
  2. Ic
  3. Ic

$88 - $161

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. 419.4 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Billund, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. DUS - BLL

$115 - $430

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Billund, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. FRA - BLL

$114 - $433

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Copenhagen, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. DUS - CPH

$103 - $288

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Copenhagen, train  •  9 h 1 min

  1. CGN - CPH

$103 - $292

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Westerland, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. DUS - GWT

$163 - $514

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Billund  •  9 h 11 min

  1. AMS - BLL

$158 - $493

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Århus, Denmark?

You can take a train from Dortmund to Århus via Hamburg Dammtor in around 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dortmund to Århus via Hamburg in around 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Billund
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Dusseldorf to Westerland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Billund via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Westerland
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $60
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $110
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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 Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Langeskov St.
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Langeskov St. to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle st to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavns Lufthavn st to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Toender st to Bramming st
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Bramming st to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
dsb.dk
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Arriva DK
Website
arriva.dk
Train from Tønder St. to Bramming St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arriva.dk
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
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Abellio Rail NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dortmund and Århus is 547 km. The road distance is 671 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Århus is to bus which costs 35€ - 90€ and takes 11 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Århus is to drive which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Århus. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Aarhus via Hamburg Dammtor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund to Århus. However, there are services departing from Dortmund and arriving at Aarhus via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Dortmund to Århus, including transfers.