How to Reach Dortmund


  • By air: Many low-cost airlines have collaboration with the Dortmund Airport. There are many domestic flights connecting the city with the major cities in Germany. The airport can be reached by the shuttle buses that run from Dortmund Central Station.
  • By train: The German State Railway runs through the Dortmund Central Station. You need to stamp your tickets at the orange machine before boarding a train. Not stamping your ticket can lead to serious consequences. The route of the train connects many major cities in the country.
  • By bus: The bus station located adjacent to the train station has buses to cities in Germany as well as all over Europe.



Dortmund’s association with the cooperation of regional transportation companies gives access to public transportation in the Ruhr district. The transportation includes subways, trains, and buses. You can get local as well as state buses from the Dortmund Central Station.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Dortmund. The most preferred mode of transport in Dortmund is Car.

Average distance: 6.17 km Average time: 17 min

  • Car 33.33%
    Driving 21.5 min Overall average time for 12.5 kms 21.5 min
  • Walking 16.67%
    Walking 5 min Overall average time for 0.5 kms 5 min
  • Train/Metro 16.67%
    Waiting 10 min Train 6 min Walking 3 min Overall average time for 5 kms 19 min
  • Bike 16.67%
    Bike 25 min Walking 1 min Overall average time for 5 kms 26 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 16.67%
    Bus 3 min Waiting 3 min Walking 2 min Other 1 min Overall average time for 1.5 kms 9 min
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