There are 5 ways to get from Dortmund to Essen Hbf by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Essen Hbf Re / ...

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Essen 23 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund Hbf to Essen - Hauptbahnhof

$35 - $50

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dortmund to Essen Hbf 23.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Essen Hbf 23.2 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Essen Hbf is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Essen Hbf is to train which takes 22 min and costs 11€ - 16€.

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The distance between Dortmund and Essen Hbf is 32 km. The road distance is 37 km.

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The train from Dortmund Hbf to Essen Hbf takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Essen - Hauptbahnhof. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Essen Hbf. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Essen Hbf, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Dortmund to Essen Hbf every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 22 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Dortmund to Essen Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$12 - $18
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bahn.de
Second Class
$12 - $18
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf to Essen, Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avv.de
Second Class
$12 - $18
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
thalys.com
Second Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dortmund Hbf to Essen - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Essen
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Dortmund to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Dein Taxi
Phone
+49 231/144444
Website
taxi-dortmund.de
Ekin döner Taxi
Phone
+49 231/828479

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