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Berlin to Dortmund bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||5h 15m|
|Trips per day||4|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Berlin 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 bus 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, bus 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.
Does the bus take you directly from Berlin to Dortmund?
How much is a bus ticket from Berlin to Dortmund?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $17.23 was the low point for bus fares from Berlin to Dortmund. Buses from Dortmund to Berlin are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $17.23 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 28 minutes to cover the 262 miles (421 kilometers) from Berlin, BE to Dortmund, NW. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 15 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Berlin to Dortmund at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Berlin?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Berlin to Dortmund, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Berlin to Dortmund every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Berlin to North Rhine-Westphalia without transferring.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Berlin to Dortmund; ticket prices start at $11.76.
What bus companies travel from Berlin to Dortmund?
There is one bus company that operates from Berlin to Dortmund. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
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Where does the bus leave from in Berlin?
Most buses depart from the main station in Berlin, Berlin:
- Central Bus Station
- Berlin Wannsee
Where does the bus arrive in Dortmund?
All buses from Berlin arrive at one main station in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia:
- Central Bus Station
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