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

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Train via Arnhem

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Hertogenbosch

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Train

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Hertogenbosch

Train #2

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Hbf
  2. Take the train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Hertogenbosch

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund central bus station to Utrecht Central Station
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Hertogenbosch

Drive

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Vlijmen

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch

Dortmund to Vlijmen by train and bus

The journey time between Dortmund and Vlijmen is around 3h 54m and covers a distance of around 209 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 1m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 22m. Operated by Eurobahn, Abellio, ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH and others, the Dortmund to Vlijmen service departs from Dortmund Hbf and arrives in Vlijmen, Wolput. Typically 170 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 52m
Layover time:
1h 1m
Total time:
3h 54m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 22m
Journey distance:
209 km
Services per week:
170
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:03
Last service departs at:
22:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dortmund to Vlijmen train and bus schedules

Departing Thursday, September 23, 2021

Germany → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Anguilla, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United States Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia
  • Health declaration required
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vlijmen is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vlijmen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vlijmen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Vlijmen is to drive which costs €24 - €35 and takes 1h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Vlijmen is to drive which costs €24 - €35 and takes 1h 51m.

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The distance between Dortmund and Vlijmen is 157 km. The road distance is 186.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Vlijmen without a car is to train via Arnhem which takes 3h 16m and costs €40 - €120.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Dortmund to Vlijmen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Vlijmen is 186 km. It takes approximately 1h 51m to drive from Dortmund to Vlijmen.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Vlijmen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Vlijmen.
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  • Distance: 157.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

You can take a train from Dortmund to Vlijmen via Oberhausen Hbf, Arnhem Centraal, Hertogenbosch, and 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station in around 3h 16m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Eurobahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Dortmund Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to MG Hbf /Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from MG Hbf /Europaplatz to 's-Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €15
1st Class
€18 - €25
Train from Venlo to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €17
1st Class
€20 - €29
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €18
1st Class
€22 - €29
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Dortmund Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Bahn DE
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Dortmund central station to Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €60
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €85
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €60
Comfort
€55 - €70
Premium
€55 - €80
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to 's-Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund central bus station to Utrecht Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Dortmund Hbf to Utrecht Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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