There are 4 ways to get from Nijmegen to Dortmund by 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

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Stoptrein RE19 / ...
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Eurobahn / ...

$29 - $51

Cheapest option

Line 331 bus, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 331 bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Arnhem, Centraal Station 331 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Arnhem to Dortmund 056

$10 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Kleve, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Kleve to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Duisburg to Dortmund

$28 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Nijmegen to Dortmund 94.4 miles

$23 - $35

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

You can take a train from Nijmegen to Dortmund via Arnhem, Arnhem Centraal, and Oberhausen Hbf in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nijmegen to Dortmund via Arnhem, Centraal Station and Arnhem in around 4 h 18 min.

Train operators
Abellio Rail NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kleve to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Kleve, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
breng.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Arnhem, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
breng.nl
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Duisburg to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Arnhem to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nijmegen and Dortmund is 117 km. The road distance is 151 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nijmegen to Dortmund is to line 331 bus and bus which costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Nijmegen to Dortmund is to drive which takes 1 h 29 min and costs 19€ - 29€.

No, there is no direct train from Nijmegen to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen and arriving at Dortmund Hbf via Arnhem Centraal and Oberhausen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Nijmegen to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen, Centraal Station and arriving at Dortmund via Arnhem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Nijmegen to Dortmund, including transfers.