There are 4 ways to get from Dortmund to Bielefeld by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf Ic / ...

$22

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Rideshare  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Bielefeld 71 miles

$5 - $10

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund ZOB to Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof

$10 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Bielefeld 70.9 miles

$14 - $22

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund ZOB and arriving at Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Bielefeld Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Bielefeld is 92 km. The road distance is 113.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Bielefeld without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs .

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The train from Dortmund Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Bielefeld is to train which takes 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Dortmund to Bielefeld bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof station.

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Dortmund to Bielefeld train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bielefeld Hbf station.

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  • Distance: 57.7 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Bielefeld, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Dortmund to Bielefeld hourly. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 49 min. Bahn DE also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Dortmund to Bielefeld once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 35 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
bahn.de
Second Class
$22
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dortmund ZOB to Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
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.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Bielefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Bielefeld is 113 km. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Dortmund to Bielefeld.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Dortmund and Bielefeld. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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