Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund

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How much are train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund?

Lowest Price£16.81
Fastest2h 0m
Daily Schedules110
train companies4
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund was £21.87. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 11 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £51.12 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Dortmund is approximately 110.58 miles, or 177.91 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours,

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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund?

On Tuesday trains from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the greatest number of connections between Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund

Typically there are 110 schedules to compare for your trip to Dortmund. On the route to Dortmund 4 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund, usually offering 59 trips per day. 17 train trips per day are direct connections to Dortmund, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund, which start at £8.38.

Here are the 4 train companies that operate from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund start from £16.77, and on average cost £46.80. Daily there are 59 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Dortmund. Deutsche Bahn in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station and 4 other stations. And in Dortmund trains arrive at Train Station and one other train station.

From Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 3 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dortmund faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 0 minutes.

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Avg. Time
3h 36m
Avg. Price
£46.80

DB Intercity

DB Intercity train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund start from £16.77, and on average cost £25.11. Daily there are 6 DB Intercity schedules to Dortmund. DB Intercity in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station, And in Dortmund trains arrive at Train Station,

From Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund train travel on DB Intercity takes 3 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dortmund faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 0 minutes.

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Avg. Time
3h 50m
Avg. Price
£25.11

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund start from £16.77, and on average cost £45.97. Daily there are 29 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Dortmund. DB Intercity-Express in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station, And in Dortmund trains arrive at Train Station,

From Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 3 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dortmund faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 0 minutes.

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Avg. Time
3h 7m
Avg. Price
£45.97

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund start from £16.77, and on average cost £32.47. Daily there are 15 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Dortmund. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station and 4 other stations. And in Dortmund trains arrive at Dortmund-Wickede and one other train station.

From Frankfurt am Main to Dortmund train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 2 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 2 hours and 0 minutes.

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Avg. Time
4h 2m
Avg. Price
£32.47

Plan your next adventure

There are 5 different stations that serve train trips to Dortmund that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Frankfurt am Main are:
  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke
  • Frankfurt-Zeilsheim
  • Frankfurt-Sindlingen
  • Central Train Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Dortmund. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Dortmund:
  • Train Station
  • Dortmund-Wickede