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Arnhem to Dortmund by train

It takes an average of 2h 40m to travel from Arnhem to Dortmund by train, over a distance of around 74 miles (119 km). There are normally 27 trains per day travelling from Arnhem to Dortmund and tickets for this journey start from $22.43 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 44m
Price$22.43 - $77.96
Distance74 miles (119 km)
Frequency27 trains per day
Departure stationArnhem
Arrival stationDortmund
Changes1 change
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Arnhem to Dortmund train times

Check out the next trains departing from Arnhem to Dortmund for Tuesday Jul 7th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:45 13:57 2h 12m, 1 change
12:45 14:57 2h 12m, 1 change
13:37 15:21 1h 44m, 1 change
13:45 15:57 2h 12m, 1 change
14:45 16:57 2h 12m, 1 change
15:37 17:21 1h 44m, 1 change
15:45 17:57 2h 12m, 1 change
16:45 18:57 2h 12m, 1 change
17:37 19:21 1h 44m, 1 change
17:45 19:57 2h 12m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Arnhem to Dortmund

Train tickets from Arnhem to Dortmund start at $22.43 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $52.54.
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avg. single price$52.54

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 Arnhem to Dortmund 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Arnhem to Dortmund

Want to know more about your journey from Arnhem to Dortmund? 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 Arnhem to Dortmund take?

The average journey time by train between Arnhem and Dortmund is 2 hours and 40 minutes, with around 27 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 Arnhem and Dortmund by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Arnhem to Dortmund is 1 hour and 44 minutes.

How much does the train from Arnhem to Dortmund cost?

Train tickets from Arnhem to Dortmund can start from as little as $22.43 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 Arnhem to Dortmund?

No, there are no direct train services from Arnhem to Dortmund. Travelling from Arnhem to Dortmund by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Arnhem to Dortmund leave?

The first train from Arnhem to Dortmund leaves at 05:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Arnhem to Dortmund leave?

The last train from Arnhem to Dortmund leaves at 23:41. 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 Arnhem and Dortmund by train?

Trains travelling from Arnhem to Dortmund cover a distance of around 74 miles (119 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Dortmund to Arnhem.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Arnhem to Dortmund for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/07/2020. 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 06/24/2020 for travel on 06/04/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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