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Buses from Genoa to Dortmund

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Genoa - Dortmund Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Genoa to Dortmund. Traveling by bus from Genoa to Dortmund usually takes around 20 hours and 16 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 17 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance496 mi (798 km)
Shortest duration17h 25m
Cheapest price$41.14
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Genoa to Dortmund?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Genoa to Dortmund. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus320h 17m$71.93
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 3 trips from Genoa to Dortmund, and usually makes the trip in about 20 hours and 17 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Genoa to Dortmund during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 bus ride from Genoa to Dortmund?

The bus takes an average of 20 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 496 miles from Genoa to Dortmund. However, the fastest bus only takes 17 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Dortmund at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Genoa?

The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Genoa to Dortmund, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Genoa to Dortmund every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

Genoa

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Once the richest city in the world, Genoa is a prominent Italian port city. A perfect blend of contradictions, the city's impressive architecture tells of its former glory, while its large student population keeps the city lively and fresh.

Upon arriving, take a walk through the old town to explore a unique mixture of medieval, Renaissance, and baroque architecture along Geona's caruggi, or "narrow alleys." Experience Genoa's iconic street food at any of the city's many cafes and stalls, and try local treats like farinata, focaccia, and fried fish. Visit the Strada Nuova Museums to be transported back in time to the city's opulent past, or the Galata Museo del Mare to learn of Genoa's extensive maritime history.

To discover Genoa's contemporary culture and vibrant nightlife scene, definitely plan for a night on the town. Genoa is the perfect place to dance the night away with an array of cocktail bars, nightclubs, and jazz clubs.

Genoa's transport connections include the Aeroporto di Genova, which provides several daily flights from many major European cities. Train routes connect Genoa to other Italian destinations, as well as some French cities. In addition, FlixBus, Itabus, and others offer bus transport from several major international destinations.

Dortmund

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Dortmund used to be Germany's center of steel and coal industries, but today is better known for the Borussia soccer team. It is Westphalia's largest city, and it offers lots of parks and open spaces to guests. There are also dozens of museums and local attractions in the area.

If you're ready to explore Dortmund, plan a visit to The Alter Markt, or Old Market. This century-old structure is in a pedestrian-friendly shopping area in the center of Old Town. Get lost amidst its galleries, boutiques, shops, restaurants, and cafes.

Your next stop could be St. Reinold's Church. Built during the 13th century, this church stands tall, with its 104-meter high tower visible from afar. If you're up to it, climb up the tower to get a sweeping view of the city.

Another interesting site to visit is the Zollern Colliery. This building used to be a coal mine, initially built in 1904. You might be picturing a dull old factory, but you'll be surprised by the stunning steel and glass structure with a red brick facade. Take a tour of the building to learn all about Dortmund's industrial past.

You can travel to Dortmund by nearly every form of transportation—we see you, hot air balloon enthusiasts. Flights operate from Dortmund Airport, and Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain provide train service. Buses on carriers including FlixBus, Sindbad, Onebus, and Union Ivkoni connect Dortmund to cities throughout Germany and Europe.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Genoa?

Main departure station: Via Fanti d'Italia

Most buses depart from the main station in Genoa.

All bus stations in Genoa:

  • Via Fanti d'Italia

Where does the bus arrive in Dortmund?

Main arrival station: Central Bus Station

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Dortmund.

All bus stations in Dortmund:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Dortmund Central Station

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