Want to find out more about taking the train from Dortmund to Amsterdam? Look no further.
You'll usually find 73 trains per day running between Dortmund and Amsterdam, which usually take 4 hours 23 minutes to complete the 200 km journey. It can take as little as 2 hours 52 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Amsterdam from Dortmund, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way.
You can save money on train tickets from Dortmund to Amsterdam if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $21.15. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.
It takes an average of 4h 23m to travel from Dortmund to Amsterdam by train, over a distance of around 124 miles (200 km). There are normally 73 trains per day traveling from Dortmund to Amsterdam and tickets for this journey start from $21.15 when you book in advance.
From 2h 52m
124 miles (200 km)
73 trains per day
|Train and bus operators|
Union Ivkoni (Bus), Flixbus
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 Dortmund to Amsterdam 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!
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.
The average journey time by train between Dortmund and Amsterdam is 4 hours and 23 minutes, with around 73 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 Dortmund to Amsterdam is 2 hours and 52 minutes.
Train tickets from Dortmund to Amsterdam can start from as little as $21.15 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 Dortmund to Amsterdam. Travelling from Dortmund to Amsterdam by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Dortmund to Amsterdam leaves at 03:03. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Dortmund to Amsterdam leaves at 21:55. 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 Dortmund to Amsterdam cover a distance of around 124 miles (200 km) during the journey.