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Trip Summary

There are 55 daily trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam. Traveling by train from Dortmund to Amsterdam usually takes around 4 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 2 hours and 42 minutes.

Distance124 mi (200 km)
Fastest train2h 42m
Lowest price$28.05
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Dortmund to Amsterdam?

There are 4 train lines with service from Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia to Amsterdam, North Holland. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 41 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity25h 17m$43.07
DB Intercity-Express43h 16m$71.87
Deutsche Bahn414h 58m$68.07
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company205h 0m$69.88

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Dortmund to Amsterdam 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 Dortmund to Amsterdam?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Dortmund to Amsterdam. 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 Dortmund to Amsterdam?

The distance between Dortmund and Amsterdam is approximately 124 miles, or 200 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 42 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Dortmund to Amsterdam are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Dortmund at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Dortmund to Amsterdam?

There are 55 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 Amsterdam to Dortmund. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Dortmund to Amsterdam for $17.84.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Dortmund?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in Dortmund where you can board the train.

Train stations in Dortmund:

  • Dortmund Central Station

  • Dortmund-Wickede

  • Dortmund-Wickede West

  • Dortmund-Bövinghausen

  • Dortmund-Kurl

  • Dortmund-Asseln Mitte

  • Dortmund-Sölde

  • Dortmund-Mengede

  • Dortmund-Somborn

  • Dortmund-Lütgendortmund Nord

  • Dortmund-Nette/Oestrich

  • Dortmund-Dorstfeld Süd

  • Dortmund Universität

  • Dortmund Möllerbrücke

Where is the train station in Amsterdam?

Arrival stations

Amsterdam has one train station.

Need a return trip from Amsterdam to Dortmund?

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