There are 7 ways to get from Dortmund to Antwerp 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.

Recommended option

Train via Bruxelles-Nord  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Antwerpen Centraal

$65 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Antwerpen N80

$14 - $65

5 alternative options

Bus via Duisburg  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Duisburg Dortmund > Duisburg > Dusseldorf > Cologne > Aix-la-Chapelle > Liège > Bruxelles Schaerbeek - Gare Nord > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Paris Centre - Bercy > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Angoulême > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani / ...
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Antwerpen

$43 - $69

Train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Antwerpen Centraal (Koningin Astridplein)

$59 - $94

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Antwerp 151.1 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam (AMS) DUS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal

$154 - $372

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 53 min

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

$150 - $364

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

You can take a train from Dortmund to Antwerp via Köln Hbf and Bruxelles-Nord in around 4 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dortmund to Antwerp via Duisburg in around 4 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Antwerpen Centraal (Koningin Astridplein)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
DB Regio NRW - Rhein-Sieg-Express
Website
avv.de
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dortmund to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Duisburg to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dortmund to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dortmund to Antwerp?

The distance between Dortmund and Antwerp is 215 km. The road distance is 242 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Antwerp?

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Antwerp is to bus which costs 11€ - 55€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dortmund to Antwerp?

The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Antwerp is to drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

Is there a direct train between Dortmund and Antwerp?

No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Antwerpen Centraal via Köln Hbf and Bruxelles-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dortmund and Antwerp?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Antwerpen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Dortmund to Antwerp?

It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Dortmund to Antwerp, including transfers.