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Dortmund-Friedrichsthal Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 204 daily trains from Dortmund to Friedrichsthal. Traveling by train from Dortmund to Friedrichsthal usually takes around 6 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 41 minutes.

Distance152 mi (245 km)
Fastest train5h 0m
Lowest price£24.12
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Dortmund to Friedrichsthal?

There are 3 train lines with service from Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia to Friedrichsthal, Saarland. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 102 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express94h 54m£66.61
Deutsche Bahn935h 27m£59.30
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company1026h 5m£40.59

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Dortmund to Friedrichsthal 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.

How long is the train journey from Dortmund to Friedrichsthal?

The distance between Dortmund and Friedrichsthal is approximately 152 miles, or 245 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 41 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?

Trains from Dortmund to Friedrichsthal 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 Sunday 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 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Friedrichsthal?

There are 204 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 Friedrichsthal to Dortmund.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Dortmund?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Dortmund.

Where is the train station in Friedrichsthal?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Friedrichsthal than most cities. Most trains from Dortmund will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Friedrichsthal:

Train stations in Friedrichsthal:

  • Friedrichsthal(Saar)

  • Friedrichsthal(Saar) Mitte

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