Frederikshavn to Dortmund train

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Frederikshavn - Dortmund Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 128 daily trains from Frederikshavn to Dortmund. Traveling by train from Frederikshavn to Dortmund usually takes around 14 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 11 hours and 32 minutes.

Distance428 mi (688 km)
Fastest train11h 32m
Lowest price$69.85
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Frederikshavn to Dortmund?

2 train services operate from Frederikshavn to Dortmund. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 119 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1314h 56m$113.83
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company11914h 31m$140.90
  • 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 Frederikshavn to Dortmund start from $70, and on average cost . Daily there are 119 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Dortmund. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Frederikshavn leaves from Kvissel st and one other station. And in Dortmund trains arrive at Dortmund Central Station and 4 other train stations.

    From Frederikshavn to Dortmund train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 14 hours and 31 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 11 hours and 32 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Frederikshavn 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Frederikshavn to Dortmund?

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

The distance between Frederikshavn and Dortmund is approximately 428 miles, or 688 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 32 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?

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Frederikshavn to Dortmund. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Frederikshavn at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Frederikshavn to Dortmund?

There are 128 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 Frederikshavn.

City Information


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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 Frederikshavn?

Main departure station: Frederikshavn st

There are two stations in Frederikshavn where you can board the train to Dortmund.

All train stations in Frederikshavn:

  • Frederikshavn st

  • Kvissel st

Where is the train station in Dortmund?

Main arrival station: Dortmund-Kurl

There are more train stations and stops in Dortmund than most cities. Most trains from Frederikshavn will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Dortmund:

Train stations in Dortmund:

  • Dortmund-Kurl

  • Dortmund-Wickede West

  • Dortmund-Wickede

  • Dortmund Central Station

  • Dortmund-Bövinghausen

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