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There are 8 ways to get from Luxembourg to Dortmund by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Re
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Dortmund Hbf Re / ...

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Train via Koblenz  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ic / ...

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Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Essen central train station 180

Bus, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Luxemburg, Europe Gare rout. to Bitburg, ZOB 410
  2. Take the bus from Bitburg, ZOB to Euskirchen Bf Sev
  3. Take the train from Koeln-Muelheim to Dortmund Hbf Re / ...

Drive  •  3h 1m

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Dortmund 300.2 km

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LUX - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Dortmund Hbf

Fly to Dortmund  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Dortmund (DTM) LUX - DTM

Luxembourg to Dortmund by train

The train journey time between Luxembourg and Dortmund is around 5h 43m and covers a distance of around 365 km. This includes an average layover time of around 10 min. The fastest train normally takes 5h 43m. Operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), Abellio, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Luxembourg to Dortmund train service departs from Luxembourg and arrives in Dortmund Hbf. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 32m
Layover time:
10 min
Total time:
5h 43m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 43m
Train distance:
365 km
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€28
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:10
Last train departs at:
06:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg to Dortmund train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Dortmund is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 3h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Dortmund is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luxembourg to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and arriving at Dortmund Hbf via Essen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Luxembourg and arriving at Dortmund Hbf via Koeln Messe/Deutz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 7m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Dortmund is 232 km. The road distance is 300.2 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Dortmund without a car is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs €35 - €75.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Luxembourg to Dortmund, including transfers.

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Luxembourg to Dortmund bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon station.

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Luxembourg to Dortmund train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Dortmund is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs €35 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €75 and takes 6h 45m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €210 and takes 6h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Dortmund.
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  • Distance: 231.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Dortmund, Germany?

You can take a train from Luxembourg to Dortmund via Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 and Koeln Messe/Deutz in around 5h 7m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Essen central train station once daily. Tickets cost €17 - €21 and the journey takes 5h 10m. FlixBus-de also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €370
Flights from Luxembourg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Flights from Luxembourg to Dortmund via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Luxembourg to Dortmund via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Dortmund via Porto
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Luxembourg to Dortmund via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Luxembourg to Dortmund via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €260
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Dortmund via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Luxembourg to Dortmund via Catania
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Koeln-Muelheim to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Köln-Mülheim to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Köln-Mülheim to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
National Express Rail
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Süwex
Website
delfi.de
Train from Luxembourg to Trier, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Trier Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Bahn DE
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Bahn DE
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Eurobahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €60
Comfort
€55 - €70
Premium
€55 - €80
Bus operators
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.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Essen central train station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Tempus mobil
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Luxemburg, Europe Gare rout. to Bitburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Nahreisezug
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Bitburg, ZOB to Euskirchen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de

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Luxembourg to Dortmund bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Essen central train station.

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Luxembourg to Dortmund train services, operated by Abellio, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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