Trains from Mons to Dortmund

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Mons - Dortmund Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 59 daily trains from Mons to Dortmund. Traveling by train from Mons to Dortmund usually takes around 7 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 5 hours and 11 minutes.

Distance169 mi (272 km)
Fastest train5h 11m
Lowest price$78.60
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Mons to Dortmund?

2 train services operate from Mons to Dortmund. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 46 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn218h 54m$97.47
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company467h 3m$101.26
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Mons to Dortmund start from $85, and on average cost . Daily there are 46 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Dortmund. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Mons leaves from Havre and 5 other stations. And in Dortmund trains arrive at Dortmund Central Station and 7 other train stations.

    From Mons to Dortmund train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 7 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dortmund faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 11 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Mons to Dortmund during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Mons to Dortmund?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Mons to Dortmund. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Mons to Dortmund?

The distance between Mons and Dortmund is approximately 169 miles, or 272 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 11 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Mons to Dortmund on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Mons at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Mons to Dortmund?

There are 59 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Dortmund to Mons.

City Information

Dortmund

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Dortmund - DEDRD-1

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Dortmund used to be Germany's center of steel and coal industries, but today is better known for the Borussia soccer team. It is Westphalia's largest city, and it offers lots of parks and open spaces to guests. There are also dozens of museums and local attractions in the area.

If you're ready to explore Dortmund, plan a visit to The Alter Markt, or Old Market. This century-old structure is in a pedestrian-friendly shopping area in the center of Old Town. Get lost amidst its galleries, boutiques, shops, restaurants, and cafes.

Your next stop could be St. Reinold's Church. Built during the 13th century, this church stands tall, with its 104-meter high tower visible from afar. If you're up to it, climb up the tower to get a sweeping view of the city.

Another interesting site to visit is the Zollern Colliery. This building used to be a coal mine, initially built in 1904. You might be picturing a dull old factory, but you'll be surprised by the stunning steel and glass structure with a red brick facade. Take a tour of the building to learn all about Dortmund's industrial past.

You can travel to Dortmund by nearly every form of transportation—we see you, hot air balloon enthusiasts. Flights operate from Dortmund Airport, and Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain provide train service. Buses on carriers including FlixBus, Sindbad, Onebus, and Union Ivkoni connect Dortmund to cities throughout Germany and Europe.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Mons?

Main departure station: Havre

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 6 stops and stations in Mons where you can board the train.

All train stations in Mons:

  • Havre

  • Nimy

  • Obourg

  • Place Léopold

  • Jemappes

  • Ghlin

Where is the train station in Dortmund?

Main arrival station: Dortmund Central Station

There are more train stations and stops in Dortmund than most cities. Most trains from Mons will stop at one (or more) of the 8 following stations in Dortmund:

Train stations in Dortmund:

  • Dortmund Central Station

  • Dortmund-Wickede

  • Dortmund-Wickede West

  • Dortmund-Mengede

  • Dortmund-Kurl

  • Dortmund-Sölde

  • Dortmund-Lütgendortmund

  • Dortmund-Bövinghausen

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