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There are 3 daily trains from Saint-Gilles to Dortmund. Traveling by train from Saint-Gilles to Dortmund usually takes around 3 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 3 hours and 21 minutes.
|Distance||143 mi (231 km)|
|Fastest train||3h 21m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company|
Train service from Saint-Gilles to Dortmund
- DB Intercity-Express tickets: $62 one-way
- Deutsche Bahn tickets: $52 one-way
- Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company tickets: $52 one-way
Which train should you take from Saint-Gilles to Dortmund?
There are 3 train lines with service from Saint-Gilles to Dortmund. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 3 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Intercity-Express||1||3h 33m||$75.20|
|Deutsche Bahn||1||3h 45m||$69.44|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||3||4h 2m||$74.42|
DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Saint-Gilles to Dortmund start from $62, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Dortmund. DB Intercity-Express in Saint-Gilles leaves from Brussels-Midi/Zuid Station . And in Dortmund trains arrive at Dortmund Central Station .
From Saint-Gilles to Dortmund train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 3 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dortmund faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 21 minutes.
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Saint-Gilles to Dortmund start from $52, and on average cost . Daily there are 3 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Dortmund. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Saint-Gilles leaves from Brussels-Midi/Zuid Station . And in Dortmund trains arrive at Dortmund Central Station .
From Saint-Gilles to Dortmund train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 2 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 3 hours and 21 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Saint-Gilles 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.
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 train 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 train journey from Saint-Gilles to Dortmund?
The distance between Saint-Gilles and Dortmund is approximately 143 miles, or 231 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 21 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?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Saint-Gilles to Dortmund on Tuesday. Tickets for Tuesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Saint-Gilles at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Saint-Gilles to Dortmund?
There are 3 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 Saint-Gilles.
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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.
Where is the train station in Saint-Gilles?
Main departure station: Brussels-Midi/Zuid Station
There is one train station in Saint-Gilles.
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Where is the train station in Dortmund?
Main arrival station: Dortmund Central Station
Dortmund Central Station, also known as Dortmund HBF, is Dortmund's main transport hub. The station was destroyed in a WWII air-raid, rebuilt in 1952, and now serves more than 190,000 passengers per day. Deutsche Bahn services head to cities like Berlin, Hanover, and Hamburg. Internationally, trains head to Paris, Vienna, and Zurich. Inside the station is a seating area, luggage lockers, toilets, and parking outside. There's also a Dunkin Donuts and KFC in the station if you want a quick snack, plus plenty of restaurants and shops outside if you've got some more time.
All train stations in Dortmund:
Dortmund Central Station
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