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Lowest Price€18.16
Fastest Train2h 15m
Trains Per Day117
Train Lines4
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Wolfsburg-Dortmund Train Timetable

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Wolfsburg to Dortmund right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, €38.32 was the average price of a train ticket from Wolfsburg, NI to Dortmund, NW. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 2 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €3.57 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Wolfsburg to Dortmund?

The distance between Wolfsburg and Dortmund is approximately 155 miles, or 249 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 15 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Wolfsburg to Dortmund are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Wolfsburg at 00:00 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.

How many trains per day run from Wolfsburg to Dortmund?

There are 117 scheduled trains on most days. 13 of these are direct connections to Dortmund. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Dortmund to Wolfsburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wolfsburg to Dortmund for €25.02.

What train services are there from Wolfsburg to Dortmund?

There are 4 train lines with service from Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony to Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 97 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity42h 31m€51.04
DB Intercity-Express112h 21m€44.29
Deutsche Bahn73h 8m€41.53
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company973h 28m€44.87

Where is the train station in Wolfsburg?

There are two stations in Wolfsburg where you can board the train to Dortmund:

  • Fallersleben
  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Dortmund?

There are more train stations and stops in Dortmund than most cities. Most trains from Wolfsburg will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Dortmund:

  • Train Station
  • Dortmund-Wickede
  • Dortmund-Wickede West
  • Dortmund-Kurl

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