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Alken-Dortmund Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Alken to Dortmund?

Lowest price€35.90
Fastest train4h 2m
Trains per day19
Train lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Alken 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Alken to Dortmund?

In the last month, €35.90 was the average price of a train ticket from Alken, VLI to Dortmund, NW. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Alken to Dortmund?

The distance between Alken and Dortmund is approximately 103 miles, or 166 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 2 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 Alken to Dortmund are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Friday 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 Alken at 06:00 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 Alken to Dortmund?

There are 19 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 Alken.

Which train should you take from Alken to Dortmund?

2 train services operate from Alken, Limburg to Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 17 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn176h 23m€36.58
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company24h 29m€30.16

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Alken to Dortmund start from €23, and on average cost €37. Daily there are 17 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Dortmund. Deutsche Bahn in Alken leaves from Alken(B), And in Dortmund trains arrive at Train Station, From Alken to Dortmund train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 6 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dortmund faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 2 minutes.

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Alken to Dortmund start from €23, and on average cost €30. Daily there are 2 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Dortmund. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Alken leaves from Alken(B), And in Dortmund trains arrive at Train Station, From Alken to Dortmund train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 29 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 4 hours and 2 minutes.

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