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There are 10 ways to get from Dortmund to Aalborg by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H Ic
  3. Take the train from Aarhus H to Aalborg St. Ic

$140 - $203

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Bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Kolding N98
  2. Take the bus from Kolding to Aalborg 150 / ...

$47 - $78

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Train, bus  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Kiel ZOB to Aalborg

$119 - $175

Train, night train  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Odense St. Ic
  3. Take the train from Odense St. to Aalborg St. Ic / ...

$155 - $224

Train, drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Bremen Hbf to Aalborg

$130 - $190

Drive  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Aalborg 488.6 miles

$110 - $170

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Aalborg  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Aalborg (AAL) DUS - AAL

$93 - $398

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Aalborg  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Aalborg (AAL) CGN - AAL

$104 - $414

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Aalborg  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  4. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Aalborg (AAL) AMS - AAL

$133 - $393

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Billund, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Billund (BLL) DUS - BLL
  3. Take the train from Vejle St. to Aalborg St.

$117 - $456

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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Aalborg is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Aalborg is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 350€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund to Aalborg. However, there are services departing from Dortmund and arriving at Aalborg via Kolding. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Aalborg. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Aalborg St. via Hamburg Hbf and Aarhus H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 29 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Aalborg is 635 km. The road distance is 781.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Aalborg without a car is to train which takes 10 h 29 min and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 29 min to get from Dortmund to Aalborg, including transfers.

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Dortmund to Aalborg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dortmund station.

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Dortmund to Aalborg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Aalborg is to train which takes 10 h 29 min and costs 120€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 13 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Aalborg.
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  • Distance: 397.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Dortmund to Aalborg via Hamburg Hbf and Aarhus H in around 10 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dortmund to Aalborg via Kolding in around 13 h 10 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Aalborg via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via Gdansk, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via Hamburg, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via Berlin Tegel, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via Zurich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Aalborg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via Hamburg, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via Berlin Tegel, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Aalborg via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via Berlin Tegel, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Aalborg via London Gatwick, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
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
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Odense St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
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Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kiel ZOB to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Kolding
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kolding to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Aalborg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Dortmund to Aalborg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Aalborg station.

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Dortmund to Aalborg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Aalborg St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Aalborg is 782 km. It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to drive from Dortmund to Aalborg.

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Lufthansa, KLM and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Aalborg Airport.

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Book your Dortmund to Aalborg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Aalborg. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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