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There are 7 ways to get from Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice

$70 - $110

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the rideshare from Mannheim to Dortmund 183.6 miles

$14 - $23

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Dortmund 017 / ...

$21 - $35

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf 184.1 miles

$35 - $60

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$99 - $317

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Muenster, train  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO) FRA - FMO
  3. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$132 - $338

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) STR - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

$97 - $249

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf is to train which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 2h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB and arriving at Dortmund. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Dortmund Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Dortmund Hbf is 237 km. The road distance is 294.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs 60€ - 90€.

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The train from Mannheim Hbf to Dortmund Hbf takes 2h 45m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB station.

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Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs 60€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 6h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf.
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  • Distance: 147.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Dortmund Hbf, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 2h 45m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 6h 55m. Karat-S also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $55
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Dortmund Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Mannheim to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dortmund station.

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Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf is 295 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Book your Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Mannheim to Dortmund Hbf bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 350+ hotels available in Dortmund Hbf. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Mannheim and Dortmund Hbf. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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