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Travelling from Amsterdam to Dortmund by train

Looking to travel from Amsterdam to Dortmund by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 4 hours 24 minutes to travel from Amsterdam to Dortmund by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 3 hours 33 minutes though. You'll usually find 70 trains per day running along the 124 miles (200 km) route between these two destinations. You’ll need to make 1 change during the journey to Dortmund, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Amsterdam to Dortmund start from €18.90 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Dortmund by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Amsterdam to Dortmund by train

It takes an average of 4h 24m to travel from Amsterdam to Dortmund by train, over a distance of around 124 miles (200 km). There are normally 70 trains per day travelling from Amsterdam to Dortmund and tickets for this journey start from €18.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 33m
PriceFrom €18.90
Distance124 miles (200 km)
Frequency70 trains per day
First train00:24
Last train23:00
Departure stationAmsterdam
Arrival stationDortmund
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, Union Ivkoni (Bus)

Amsterdam to Dortmund train times

Check out the next trains departing from Amsterdam to Dortmund for Tuesday 14th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:08 15:53 4h 45m, 1 change
11:24 14:57 3h 33m, 2 changes
11:54 15:45 3h 51m, 4 changes
12:24 15:57 3h 33m, 2 changes
12:35 15:57 3h 22m, 3 changes
12:54 16:46 3h 52m, 4 changes
13:08 17:53 4h 45m, 1 change
13:24 16:57 3h 33m, 2 changes
13:54 17:46 3h 52m, 4 changes
14:24 17:57 3h 33m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Dortmund

The price of train tickets from Amsterdam to Dortmund starts at €18.90 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 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 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Amsterdam and Dortmund is 4 hours and 24 minutes, with around 70 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 and Dortmund by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Amsterdam to Dortmund is 3 hours and 33 minutes.

How much does the train from Amsterdam to Dortmund cost?

Train ticket prices from Amsterdam to Dortmund can start from as little as €18.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Amsterdam to Dortmund?

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

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

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

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

The last train from Amsterdam to Dortmund leaves at 23:00. 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 and Dortmund by train?

Trains travelling from Amsterdam to Dortmund 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 to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Amsterdam to Dortmund.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Amsterdam to Dortmund for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/14/2021. 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 12/10/2021 for travel on 12/10/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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