There are 6 ways to get from Dortmund to Antwerp by bus, 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

Bus via Essen Hbf  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen

$55 - $81

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof Re3
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Antwerp N158

$18 - $30

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Anvers-Central Ic

$78 - $117

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Antwerpen

$24 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Antwerp 151.1 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

$145 - $358

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Antwerp is to train and bus which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Antwerp is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Antwerpen. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Anvers-Central via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Bruxelles-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Antwerp is 215 km. The road distance is 241.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Antwerp without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Dortmund to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Dortmund to Antwerp bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Dortmund station.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 134.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Antwerp, Belgium?

Eurolines DE operates a bus from Dortmund to Antwerp 5 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dortmund to Antwerp via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brusel Nord, and Bruxelles-Nord in around 4 h 46 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dortmund to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Duisburg to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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