Hamburg to Dortmund Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $59
Fastest Way Train — 4h 27min
Eco-Friendly Way Drive — 38 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, bus, flight and by car
Distance 178 miles
Travel Companies DB, DB Autozug
Train
$70 · 4h 27min · 131 lb of CO2
Hamburg to Dortmund
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Bus
$59 · 6h 54min · 39 lb of CO2
Hamburg to Dortmund
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Flight
$254 · 4h 45min · 428 lb of CO2
HAM to DTM

Hamburg to Dortmund Flights

There are 1 airports — HAM — that make sense to fly out of from Hamburg and 1 airports — DTM — to access Dortmund. The best deals are usually found by flying out of HAM.

Drive
$24 · 3h 18min · 38 lb of CO2
Hamburg to Dortmund
+1 more option

Drive from Hamburg to Dortmund

It's 179 miles between Hamburg to Dortmund. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 18min and 3h 27min from Hamburg to Dortmund under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Dortmund by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $24.

What is the best way to travel from Hamburg to Dortmund?

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Hamburg to Dortmund. The fastest way out of Hamburg towards Dortmund is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Dortmund area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $59. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Hamburg to Dortmund?

On your trip from Hamburg to Dortmund, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Hamburg to Dortmund North Rhine-Westphalia?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Hamburg to Dortmund. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Dortmund is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Hamburg/Dortmund buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Hamburg is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Hamburg and Dortmund during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Hamburg to Dortmund? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Dortmund traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Dortmund is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Hamburg to Dortmund?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Dortmund is by bus. The bus costs $59 roughly and will take 6 hours 54 minutes.

Is there a train from Hamburg to Dortmund?

Yes, trains between Hamburg area and Dortmund, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 11 hours 58 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Hamburg, which is about 0 miles from Hamburg. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Efringen-Kirchen, Kassel, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Kassel, Zeppelinheim.

How long does it take from Hamburg to Dortmund by car?

The total distance between Hamburg and Dortmund is 179 miles and will take you about 3 hours 18 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $24.

Travel companies on this route

Train
DB DB from Hamburg to Dortmund
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Train
DB Autozug