One of the most popular cities in Europe, Amsterdam is well connected for visiting the wider region. If you’re looking for the best way to travel to Dortmund in Germany, then look no further than the train.
Choose your route from a host of options. Connect in Duisburg, Arnhem, or Oberhausen, amongst some available. The ultra-quick Deutsche Bahn network is the speediest train to get you there, taking under three hours.
Germany’s largest rail company is known for its efficiency and comfort. Onboard entertainment is well considered, with Wi-Fi throughout and plenty of food and drinks available – the perfect excuse to try out the local brew!
Hop off the train and start your adventure, with sights including the German Football Museum quite literally at your feet. Don’t delay your Dortmund journey – find out the latest information to book your train tickets with our handy overview below.
|Journey time||From 2h 43m|
|Distance||124 miles (200 km)|
|Frequency||24 trains per day|
|Arrival station||Dortmund Hbf|
|Train and bus operators||Flixbus, Union Ivkoni (Bus)|
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Amsterdam-Centraal and Dortmund Hbf is 4 hours and 48 minutes, with around 24 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf is 2 hours and 43 minutes.
Train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf can start from as little as $23.29 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf. Travelling from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf leaves at 00:24. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf leaves at 22:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf cover a distance of around 124 miles (200 km) during the journey.