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Dart off to Dortmund, departing Amsterdam by train

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.

Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf by train

It takes an average of 4h 48m to travel from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf by train, over a distance of around 124 miles (200 km). There are normally 24 trains per day travelling from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf and tickets for this journey start from $23.29 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 43m
PriceFrom $23.29
Distance124 miles (200 km)
Frequency24 trains per day
First train00:24
Last train22:40
Departure stationAmsterdam-Centraal
Arrival stationDortmund Hbf
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, Union Ivkoni (Bus)

Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf for Tuesday Sep 28th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:24 13:57 3h 33m, 2 changes
11:38 14:26 2h 48m, 1 change
12:24 15:57 3h 33m, 2 changes
13:38 16:26 2h 48m, 1 change
14:24 17:57 3h 33m, 2 changes
15:38 18:26 2h 48m, 1 change
16:24 19:57 3h 33m, 2 changes
17:38 20:21 2h 43m, 1 change
18:30 21:52 3h 22m, 1 change
19:24 22:57 3h 33m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf

The price of train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf starts at $23.29 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf

Want to know more about your journey from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf take?

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.

What's the fastest journey time between Amsterdam-Centraal and Dortmund Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf is 2 hours and 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf cost?

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.

Is there a direct train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf?

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.

What time does the first train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf leave?

The first train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf leaves at 00:24. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf leave?

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.

What's the distance between Amsterdam-Centraal and Dortmund Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf cover a distance of around 124 miles (200 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Dortmund Hbf to Amsterdam-Centraal.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Amsterdam-Centraal to Dortmund Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/28/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 09/30/2021 for travel on 09/30/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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