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There are 3 ways to get from Dortmund to Emden by train or car

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Train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hbf 34

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Train via Münster  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster Hauptbahnhof 42 / ...
  2. Take the train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hbf 35 / ...

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Emden 283.5 km

Dortmund to Emden by train

The train journey time between Dortmund and Emden is around 2h 36m and covers a distance of around 235 km. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Dortmund to Emden train service departs from Dortmund Hbf and arrives in Emden(Ostfriesl) Hbf. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

6 Weekly Trains
2h 36m Average Duration
€45 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Emden is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 2h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Emden is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 2h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Emden(Ostfriesl) Hbf. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 36m.

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The distance between Dortmund and Emden is 207 km. The road distance is 283.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Emden without a car is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs €45 - €65.

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The train from Dortmund Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hbf takes 2h 36m including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Dortmund to Emden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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Dortmund to Emden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Emden(Ostfriesl) Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Emden is 283 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Dortmund to Emden.

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  • Distance: 206.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Dortmund Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hbf 6 times a week. Tickets cost €45 - €65 and the journey takes 2h 36m.

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH

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