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Düsseldorf - Dortmund Train Schedule
There are 2 daily trains from Düsseldorf to Dortmund. Traveling by train from Düsseldorf to Dortmund usually takes around 59 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 45 minutes.
|Distance||36 mi (58 km)|
|Fastest train||0h 45m|
|Trains per day||4|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Train service from Düsseldorf to Dortmund
- DB Eurocity tickets: C$27 one-way
- DB Intercity tickets: C$27 one-way
- DB Intercity-Express tickets: C$27 one-way
- Deutsche Bahn tickets: C$27 one-way
- Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company tickets: C$29 one-way
- FlixTrain tickets: C$8 one-way
Which train should you take from Düsseldorf to Dortmund?
There are 6 train lines with service from Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia to Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Dortmund?
How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Dortmund?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Düsseldorf to Dortmund are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Thursday 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 Düsseldorf at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. 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 Düsseldorf to Dortmund?
Trains leave the station in Düsseldorf twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Dortmund with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.
Where is the train station in Düsseldorf?
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 5 stops and stations in Düsseldorf where you can board the train.
Train stations in Düsseldorf:
Where is the train station in Dortmund?
There are more train stations and stops in Dortmund than most cities. Most trains from Düsseldorf will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Dortmund:
Train stations in Dortmund:
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