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There are 6 ways to get from Dortmund to Göttingen Station by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Train via Hanover

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Göttingen

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund Hbf to Göttingen ZOB

Train

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Göttingen

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Dortmund Hbf to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Goettingen

Drive

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Göttingen Station

Dortmund to Göttingen Station by train

The train journey time between Dortmund and Göttingen Station is around 2h 51m and covers a distance of around 305 km. This includes an average layover time of around 22 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 20m. Operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Dortmund to Göttingen Station train service departs from Dortmund Hbf and arrives in Goettingen. Typically 167 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 29m
Layover time:
22 min
Total time:
2h 51m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 20m
Train distance:
305 km
Trains per week:
167
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:35
Last train departs at:
22:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dortmund to Göttingen Station train schedules

Trains departing Sunday, September 19, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Göttingen Station is to rideshare which costs €8 - €13 and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Göttingen Station is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 1h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Göttingen ZOB. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Göttingen Station. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Goettingen via Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.

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It is 170 km from Dortmund to Göttingen Station. It is approximately 213.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Göttingen Station without a car is to train via Hanover which takes 2h 21m and costs €35 - €190.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from Dortmund to Göttingen Station, including transfers.

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Dortmund to Göttingen Station bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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Dortmund to Göttingen Station train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Göttingen Station is to train via Hanover which takes 2h 21m and costs €35 - €190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €12 - €16 and takes 2h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Göttingen Station.
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  • Distance: 170.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 21m

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Göttingen Station, Germany?

You can take a train from Dortmund to Göttingen Station via Hannover Hbf in around 2h 21m. Alternatively, FlixBus-de operates a bus from Dortmund Hbf to Göttingen ZOB once daily, and the journey takes 2h 50m. FlixBus also services this route once a week.

Train operators
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Dortmund central station to Hanover central station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Flixtrain
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
metronom
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Night train from Dortmund Hbf to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio NRW
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Eurobahn
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Dortmund Hbf to Göttingen ZOB
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund central bus station to Göttingen central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Dortmund to Göttingen Station bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, arrive at Göttingen ZOB station.

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Dortmund to Göttingen Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Goettingen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Göttingen Station is 214 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Dortmund to Göttingen Station.

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