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

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, line 922 bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Meppen Ic
  3. Take the line 922 bus from Meppen, Bahnhof to Emmen, Van Schaikweg 922

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Emmen 217

$14 - $25

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Enschede Rb
  2. Take the train from Marienberg(NL) to Emmen(NL) Sneltrein

$41 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Emmen 128.4 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Emmen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Dortmund to Emmen via Enschede, Almelo, and Marienberg(NL) in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Emmen once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Meppen
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Enschede
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Marienberg(NL) to Emmen(NL)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Marienberg to Emmen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Bus operators
Levelink
Website
levelink.de
Bus from Meppen, Bahnhof to Emmen, Van Schaikweg
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
levelink.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Emmen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dortmund to Emmen?

The distance between Dortmund and Emmen is 146 km. The road distance is 205 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Emmen is to bus which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Emmen is to drive which takes 1 h 50 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

Is there a direct train between Dortmund and Emmen?

No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Emmen. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Emmen(NL) via Enschede, Almelo and Marienberg(NL). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dortmund and Emmen?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Emmen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Dortmund to Emmen, including transfers.