There are 7 ways to get from Dortmund to Hamburg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$22 - $60

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Hamburg 215.4 miles

$14 - $30

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Hamburg X73 / ...

$19 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Hamburg 216.4 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

$59 - $165

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

$79 - $200

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM

$84 - $359

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Hamburg is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs 19€ - 50€.

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

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The train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf takes 2 h 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Dortmund to Hamburg hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Hamburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $60
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $110
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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