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There are 10 ways to get from Dortmund to Warsaw by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Warsaw Chopin  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) DUS - WAW

210 zł - 1 849 zł

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Fly Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin  •  7h 39m

  1. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) DTM - WAW

197 zł - 1 207 zł

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Warsaw Chopin  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) FRA - WAW

581 zł - 2 794 zł

Fly Dortmund to Szczytno  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Szczytno (SZY) DTM - SZY

352 zł - 547 zł

Train to Hannover, fly to Warsaw Chopin  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) HAJ - WAW

260 zł - 959 zł

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Warsaw Modlin, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Warsaw Modlin (WMI) CGN - WMI
  3. Take the train from Modlin to Warszawa Centralna

281 zł - 840 zł

Train  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec

335 zł - 843 zł

Bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Warsaw, Warsaw West N1320 / ...

220 zł - 400 zł

Train, bus  •  19h 35m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Essen Hauptbahnhof S2
  2. Take the bus from Essen Hbf to Warsaw

Drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Warsaw 1031.8 km

500 zł - 800 zł

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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Warsaw is to fly which costs 40€ - 270€ and takes 7h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Warsaw is to fly which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 4h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Warsaw, Warsaw West. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 3m.

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The distance between Dortmund and Warsaw is 932 km. The road distance is 1031.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 10h 3m and costs 75€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Dortmund to Warsaw, including transfers.

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

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Dortmund to Warsaw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Warsaw is to fly which takes 7h 39m and costs 40€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 10h 3m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 14h.

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  • Distance: 932 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Warsaw, Poland?

Wizz Air, Eurowings and five other airlines fly from Dortmund to Warsaw hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dortmund to Warsaw via Berlin Hbf in around 10h 3m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 zł - 1 000 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
190 zł - 950 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Krakow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
150 zł - 850 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120 zł - 750 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Katowice
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120 zł - 750 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170 zł - 900 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
110 zł - 700 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
210 zł - 1 000 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150 zł - 800 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
300 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230 zł - 1 100 zł
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 zł - 1 600 zł
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin via Poznan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 zł - 2 700 zł
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 zł - 2 700 zł
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 zł - 2 700 zł
Flights from Hannover to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190 zł - 600 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 zł - 2 800 zł
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 zł - 2 800 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 800 zł
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350 zł - 2 000 zł
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 zł - 2 700 zł
Flights from Hannover to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Hannover to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430 zł - 1 600 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 500 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120 zł - 750 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150 zł - 800 zł
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 zł - 2 900 zł
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 zł - 2 000 zł
Flights from Hannover to Warsaw Chopin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390 zł - 1 400 zł
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
290 zł - 1 300 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Warsaw Chopin via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230 zł - 1 100 zł
Flights from Dortmund to Szczytno
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
140 zł - 950 zł
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
430 zł - 850 zł
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
270 zł - 550 zł
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
480 zł - 2 300 zł
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
440 zł - 1 800 zł
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
490 zł - 650 zł
Train operators
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 Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90 zł - 130 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
240 zł - 330 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 zł - 260 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110 zł - 150 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
360 zł - 500 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65 zł - 85 zł
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
90 zł - 120 zł
Website
National Express Rail
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7 zł
Website
VRR
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7 zł
Website
VRR
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Essen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
50 zł - 75 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 zł - 100 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
170 zł - 240 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
280 zł - 400 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
240 zł - 340 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 zł - 260 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
380 zł - 550 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund central station to Hanover, Hanover central station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55 zł - 70 zł
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30 zł - 40 zł
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund central station to Berlin, Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 zł - 130 zł
Website
Flixtrain
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65 zł - 95 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
230 zł - 320 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a week
Koleje Mazowieskie
Phone
22 364 44 44
Website
mazowieckie.com.pl
Train from Modlin to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12 zł - 14 zł
Website
Koleje Mazowieskie
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Modlin to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35 zł - 60 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
35 zł - 45 zł
1st Class
45 zł - 60 zł
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 to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
220 zł - 270 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dortmund Hbf to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
17h 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
280 zł - 400 zł
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Essen Hbf to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
17h 46m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
290 zł - 400 zł
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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

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Dortmund to Warsaw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Warsaw is 1032 km. It takes approximately 9h 4m to drive from Dortmund to Warsaw.

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CSA, Air France, LOT and four other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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Book your Dortmund to Warsaw train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Dortmund to Warsaw bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 3170+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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