There are 5 ways to get from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid by bus, train, rideshare, taxi 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.

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Bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bochum to Lüdenscheid 310

$16 - $27

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid 27.5 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Lüdenscheid Bf Rb25

$57 - $74

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid 28.7 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid 28.7 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Lüdenscheid Bf via Köln, Dom / Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Lüdenscheid is 35 km. The road distance is 45.9 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid, including transfers.

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Dortmund to Lüdenscheid train services, operated by Bahn DE, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid is to bus which takes 2 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Dortmund to Lüdenscheid train services, operated by Bahn DE, arrive at Lüdenscheid Bf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Lüdenscheid is 46 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid.

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There are 156+ hotels available in Lüdenscheid. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Dortmund and Lüdenscheid. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid.
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  • Distance: 21.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid via Köln, Dom / Hbf in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Lüdenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bochum to Lüdenscheid
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Dortmund to Lüdenscheid
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Dein Taxi
Phone
+49 231/144444
Website
taxi-dortmund.de
Ekin döner Taxi
Phone
+49 231/828479

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