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There are 5 ways to get from Dortmund to Mönchengladbach by train, night bus, rideshare or car

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Mönchengladbach Hbf Ic

$26 - $40

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Rideshare  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Mönchengladbach 59.4 miles

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Train Bahn DE  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Monchengladbach Hbf Sneltrein RE13 / ...

$8 - $38

Night bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Dortmund to Mönchengladbach N179

$6 - $11

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Mönchengladbach 60.6 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Mönchengladbach is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Mönchengladbach is to drive which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Mönchengladbach. This bus operates Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Mönchengladbach Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Mönchengladbach is 80 km. The road distance is 97 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Mönchengladbach without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

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The train from Dortmund Hbf to Mönchengladbach Hbf takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Dortmund to Mönchengladbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dortmund station.

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Dortmund to Mönchengladbach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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Dortmund to Mönchengladbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mönchengladbach station.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Mönchengladbach.
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  • Distance: 50 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Dortmund to Mönchengladbach once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
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 Mönchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Monchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
eurobahn.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
Night bus from Dortmund to Mönchengladbach
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
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 Mönchengladbach
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Dortmund to Mönchengladbach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Mönchengladbach Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Mönchengladbach is 97 km. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Dortmund to Mönchengladbach.

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Book your Dortmund to Mönchengladbach bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 675+ hotels available in Mönchengladbach. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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