There are 7 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  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Re3

$34 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 44 min

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

$21 - $35

5 alternative options

Train via Enschede  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Hilversum
  2. Take the train from Hilversum to Enschede
  3. Take the train from Enschede to Dortmund Hbf Rb

$46 - $76

Bus Eurolines DE  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Dortmund Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Bordeaux Centre > Angoulême > Poitiers > Tours > Orléans > Paris Centre - Bercy > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Bruxelles Schaerbeek - Gare Nord > Liège > Aix-la-Chapelle > Cologne > Dusseldorf > Duisburg > Dortmund / ...

$52 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Dortmund 156.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  3 h 28 min

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

$118 - $318

Fly to Bremen, train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$114 - $410

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

You can take a train from Leiden to Dortmund via Utrecht Centraal and Oberhausen Hbf in around 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leiden to Dortmund twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 25 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
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Leiden Centraal to Hilversum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Hilversum to Enschede
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Enschede to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - Rhein-Sieg-Express
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from The Hague to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Duisburg to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Leiden to Dortmund?

The distance between Leiden and Dortmund is 216 km. The road distance is 251 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leiden to Dortmund?

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Dortmund is to bus which costs 17€ - 29€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Leiden to Dortmund?

The quickest way to get from Leiden to Dortmund is to drive which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

Is there a direct train between Leiden and Dortmund?

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 Oberhausen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

Is there a direct bus between Leiden and Dortmund?

No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Centraal and arriving at Dortmund via Amsterdam - Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Leiden to Dortmund?

It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Leiden to Dortmund, including transfers.