There are 4 ways to get from Dortmund to Wuppertal by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf Ic / ...

$18 - $26

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Rideshare  •  51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Wuppertal 28.9 miles

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dortmund to Wuppertal 29.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Wuppertal 29.7 miles

$6 - $9

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Wuppertal Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Wuppertal is 34 km. The road distance is 47.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Wuppertal without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs .

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The train from Dortmund Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Wuppertal is 48 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Dortmund to Wuppertal.

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There are 513+ hotels available in Wuppertal. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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  • Distance: 21.4 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Dortmund to Wuppertal hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 35 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
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 Wuppertal
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Dortmund to Wuppertal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Dein Taxi
Phone
+49 231/144444
Website
taxi-dortmund.de
Ekin döner Taxi
Phone
+49 231/828479

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