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There are 4 ways to get from Dortmund to Tilburg by train, bus or car

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Train via Arnhem Centraal  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Tilburg

$43 - $89

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Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Eindhoven 080

$17 - $31

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven

$40 - $66

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Tilburg 122.6 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Tilburg is to bus which costs 15€ - 28€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Tilburg is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Tilburg. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Tilburg via Duisburg Hbf and Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Tilburg is 164 km. The road distance is 196.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Tilburg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 35€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Dortmund to Tilburg, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Tilburg is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 35€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 28€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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Dortmund to Tilburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Tilburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Tilburg is 196 km. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Dortmund to Tilburg.

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  • Distance: 102.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Tilburg, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Dortmund to Tilburg via Duisburg Hbf and Arnhem Centraal in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Tilburg 6 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
eurobahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Tilburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Dortmund to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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