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Mühlheim an der Ruhr - Dortmund Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Mühlheim an der Ruhr to Dortmund. Traveling by train from Mühlheim an der Ruhr to Dortmund usually takes around 45 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 29 minutes.

Distance26 mi (42 km)
Fastest train0h 29m
Lowest price£12.91
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Mühlheim an der Ruhr to Dortmund?

2 train services operate from Mühlheim an der Ruhr, North Rhine-Westphalia to Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 6 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express10h 40m£15.51
Deutsche Bahn60h 46m£16.49

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Mühlheim an der Ruhr 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.

How long is the train journey from Mühlheim an der Ruhr to Dortmund?

The distance between Mühlheim an der Ruhr and Dortmund is approximately 26 miles, or 42 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 29 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Dortmund.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Mühlheim an der Ruhr to Dortmund are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Tuesday 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 Mühlheim an der Ruhr at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. 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 Mühlheim an der Ruhr to Dortmund?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Mühlheim an der Ruhr to Dortmund. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Dortmund to Mühlheim an der Ruhr.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Mühlheim an der Ruhr?

Departure stations

Mühlheim an der Ruhr has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Dortmund.

Train stations in Mühlheim an der Ruhr:

  • Mülheim(Ruhr)Styrum

  • Mülheim(Ruhr)West

Where is the train station in Dortmund?

Arrival stations

Dortmund has one train station.

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