There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Muenster, train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO) FRA - FMO
  2. Take the train from Greven to Holzwickede

$124 - $307

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Dortmund 017 / ...

$18 - $24

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Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede

$79 - $251

Fly to Paderborn, train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paderborn (PAD) FRA - PAD
  2. Take the train from Salzkotten to Soest
  3. Take the train from Soest to Holzwickede

$114 - $229

Train via Köln Messe/Deutz  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Holzwickede Re

$65 - $96

Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice

$60 - $90

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dortmund Airport (DTM) 145.9 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to bus which costs 16€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to drive which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 176 km. The road distance is 233 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dortmund Airport (DTM), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Dortmund Airport/Terminal via Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Holzwickede via Köln Messe/Deutz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dortmund Airport (DTM) via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and Köln Messe/Deutz in around 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Dortmund Airport (DTM) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Greven to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Greven Bf to Holzwickede Bf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Salzkotten to Soest
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Soest to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
eurobahn.de
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Koln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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