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There are 4 ways to get from Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Unna Ic / ...

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Train via Dortmund Hbf  •  4h 37m

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

Bus  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Erfurt Central Bus Station to Kassel Grüner Waldweg Burgas Bus Station South - Hamburg Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Dortmund Hbf 023

Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM) 334.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 2h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erfurt station to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Erfurt Central Bus Station and arriving at Dortmund Airport via Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe and Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 49m.

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The distance between Erfurt and Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 245 km. The road distance is 334.5 km.

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The best way to get from Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM) without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs €60 - €110.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM), including transfers.

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Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by Radina VIP, depart from Erfurt Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs €60 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €100 - €130 and takes 6h 49m.

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Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 335 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM).

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  • Distance: 245.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Erfurt, Germany and Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Erfurt Hbf to Unna twice a week. Tickets cost €70 - €100 and the journey takes 3h 37m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erfurt to Dortmund Airport (DTM) via Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe and Dortmund Hbf in around 6h 49m.

Train operators
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 Erfurt Hbf to Unna
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 Erfurt Hbf to Unna, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Erfurt Central Bus Station to Kassel Grüner Waldweg
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Radina VIP
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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.
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