There are 3 ways to get from Dortmund to Emmen by bus, train or car
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Bus • 4 h 20 min
$13 - $22
2 alternative options
Train • 5 h
Drive • 1 h 50 min
$30 - $45
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Emmen is to bus which costs 11€ - 19€ and takes 4 h 20 min.
The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Emmen is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 50 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Emmen. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.
No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Emmen. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Emmen via Osnabruck Hbf, Almelo and Marienberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.
The distance between Dortmund and Emmen is 146 km. The road distance is 205.5 km.
The best way to get from Dortmund to Emmen without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 20 min and costs 11€ - 19€.
The bus from Dortmund to Emmen takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs five times a week.
Dortmund to Emmen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dortmund station.
Dortmund to Emmen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.
The best way to get from Dortmund to Emmen is to bus which takes 4 h 20 min and costs 11€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h.
What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Emmen, Netherlands?
FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Emmen 5 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dortmund to Emmen via Osnabrück Hbf, Osnabruck Hbf, Almelo, and Marienberg in around 5 h.
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.
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
- Ave. Duration
- 56 min
- Estimated price
- $27 - $40
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.
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Almelo
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.
Bus from Dortmund to Emmen
- Ave. Duration
- 4 h 20 min
- 5 times a week
- Estimated price
- $13 - $22
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More Questions & Answers
Dortmund to Emmen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Emmen station.
Dortmund to Emmen train services, operated by Blauwnet, arrive at Emmen station.
Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Emmen is 205 km. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Dortmund to Emmen.
Book your Dortmund to Emmen bus tickets online with FlixBus.
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