There are 6 ways to get from Dortmund to Hamburg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

German Railways (DB) operates a train from Dortmund to Hamburg hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Hamburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $60
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Avg. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $24
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$24
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Hamburg
Avg. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dortmund to Hamburg?

The distance between Dortmund and Hamburg is 287 km. The road distance is 346 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 18€ and takes 3 h 39 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Hamburg is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 19€.

Is there a direct train between Dortmund and Hamburg?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dortmund and Hamburg?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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

The train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf takes 2 h 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.