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

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

Train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice / ...

$62 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Dortmund 056

$25 - $42

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof Re3

$48 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Dortmund 156.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$101 - $301

Fly to Bremen, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$87 - $397

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Dortmund is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Dortmund is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Dortmund is 216 km. The road distance is 250.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Leiden to Dortmund, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Leiden Lammenschans and arriving at Dortmund Hbf via Utrecht Centraal and Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Dortmund.
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  • Distance: 135.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Leiden to Dortmund via Utrecht Centraal and Duisburg Hbf in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leiden to Dortmund 5 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $60
Standard
$30 - $60
First
$35 - $95
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Utrecht to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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