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Zurich to Dortmund train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$92.08
Shortest Duration6h 0m
Trips per day226
train carriers5
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How to book cheap Zurich to Dortmund train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Zurich to Dortmund is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Zurich to Dortmund were $141.06. By booking 3 days out, tickets are on average $46.10 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Zurich to Dortmund?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Zurich to Dortmund by train is at 2:00 PM on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 1:00 PM on Tuesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Dortmund has the most daily schedules

On average there are 226 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Zurich to Dortmund, with an average of 146 trips per day and 146 monthly trips. 5 train carriers currently travel from Zurich to Dortmund. Of the 226 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Zurich to Dortmund starts at $35.15.

5 carriers offer Zurich to Dortmund train trips

Deutsche Bahn

Book Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Dortmund from $92.08. There are 146 Deutsche Bahn schedules from Zurich to Dortmund and you can expect on average to pay $140.24 for a Deutsche Bahn ticket to Dortmund. In Zurich, Deutsche Bahn departs to Dortmund from Zürich HB and no other station. In Dortmund, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Dortmund-Lütgendortmund and 5 other stations.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Dortmund takes 7 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Dortmund in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

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7h 41m
Avg. Price
$140.24

DB Eurocity

Book DB Eurocity from Zurich to Dortmund from $163.88. There are 1 DB Eurocity schedules from Zurich to Dortmund and you can expect on average to pay $163.88 for a DB Eurocity ticket to Dortmund. In Zurich, DB Eurocity departs to Dortmund from Zürich HB and no other station. In Dortmund, DB Eurocity arrives at Dortmund Hbf and no other station.

An average trip on DB Eurocity from Zurich to Dortmund takes 7 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available DB Eurocity trip will get you to Dortmund in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
7h 23m
Avg. Price
$163.88

DB Intercity

Book DB Intercity from Zurich to Dortmund from $92.08. There are 1 DB Intercity schedules from Zurich to Dortmund and you can expect on average to pay $92.08 for a DB Intercity ticket to Dortmund. In Zurich, DB Intercity departs to Dortmund from Zürich HB and no other station. In Dortmund, DB Intercity arrives at Dortmund Hbf and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Zurich to Dortmund takes 9 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Dortmund in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

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9h 45m
Avg. Price
$92.08

DB Intercity-Express

Book DB Intercity-Express from Zurich to Dortmund from $92.08. There are 8 DB Intercity-Express schedules from Zurich to Dortmund and you can expect on average to pay $137.07 for a DB Intercity-Express ticket to Dortmund. In Zurich, DB Intercity-Express departs to Dortmund from Zürich HB and no other station. In Dortmund, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Dortmund Hbf and 1 other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Zurich to Dortmund takes 6 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity-Express trip will get you to Dortmund in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

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6h 36m
Avg. Price
$137.07

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Book Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Zurich to Dortmund from $92.08. There are 70 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules from Zurich to Dortmund and you can expect on average to pay $150.17 for a Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company ticket to Dortmund. In Zurich, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company departs to Dortmund from Zürich HB and no other station. In Dortmund, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company arrives at Dortmund-Wickede and 5 other stations.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Zurich to Dortmund takes 8 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company trip will get you to Dortmund in 6 hours and 0 minutes,

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8h 50m
Avg. Price
$150.17
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Zurich. Most train trips to Dortmund will depart from Zürich HB.
  • Zürich HB
Train trips arrive in Dortmund at 6 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Lütgendortmund, Dortmund-Wickede West, Dortmund-Kurl, Dortmund-Wickede, Dortmund-Bövinghausen are the main train stations in Dortmund for trips arriving from Zurich.
  • Dortmund Hbf
  • Dortmund-Lütgendortmund
  • Dortmund-Wickede West
  • Dortmund-Kurl
  • Dortmund-Wickede
  • Dortmund-Bövinghausen