Bus Cologne to Dortmund and return

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Facts about the bus from Cologne to Dortmund

Cheapest Bus$3.87
Fastest Bus1h 50m
Earliest Bus10:20 AM
Latest Bus11:30 AM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance45.4 miles
Bus CompaniesBlaBlaBus, Eurolines Germany

The cheapest bus routes from Cologne to Dortmund

Today
from $18.84
Tomorrow
from $14.13
08/11
from $18.84
08/12
from $18.84
08/13
from $18.84
08/14
from $18.84

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • BlaBlaBus
    10:20 AM
    Cologne
    Duration 1h 50m
    12:10 PM
    Dortmund
    from$3.87
  • Eurolines Germany
    11:30 AM
    Cologne - Central station
    Duration 2h 50m
    2:20 PM
    Dortmund - Central station
    from$18.84

The cheapest train connections from Cologne to Dortmund

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • FlixTrain
    2:15 PM
    Cologne - Central station
    Duration 1h 15m
    3:30 PM
    Dortmund - Central station
    from$11.77
  • FlixTrain
    4:01 PM
    Cologne - Central station
    Duration 1h 30m
    5:31 PM
    Dortmund - Central station
    from$11.77
  • Deutsche Bahn
    1:52 AM
    Cologne
    Duration 1h 34m
    3:26 AM
    Dortmund
    from$20.61
  • Deutsche Bahn
    12:17 AM
    Cologne
    Duration 1h 43m
    2:00 AM
    Dortmund
    from$20.61

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cologne to Dortmund

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    1:40 PM
    Cologne
    Duration 1h 10m
    2:50 PM
    Dortmund
    from$4.71
  • BlaBlaCar
    11:00 AM
    Cologne
    Duration 1h 10m
    12:10 PM
    Dortmund
    from$4.71
  • Movacar
    4:00 PM
    Cologne
    Duration 0h 56m
    4:56 PM
    Dortmund
    from$66.95

The cheapest bus routes from Dortmund to Cologne

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • BlaBlaBus
    5:20 PM
    Dortmund
    Duration 1h 50m
    7:10 PM
    Cologne
    from$3.87
  • BlaBlaBus
    1:05 PM
    Dortmund
    Duration 1h 50m
    2:55 PM
    Cologne
    from$3.87
  • BlaBlaBus
    5:30 AM
    Dortmund
    Duration 1h 50m
    7:20 AM
    Cologne
    from$5.17
  • Eurolines Germany
    5:30 AM
    Dortmund - Central station
    Duration 3h 10m
    8:40 AM
    Cologne - Central station
    from$18.84

The cheapest train connections from Dortmund to Cologne

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • FlixTrain
    8:24 PM
    Dortmund - Central station
    Duration 1h 19m
    9:43 PM
    Cologne - Refrath
    from$11.77
  • Deutsche Bahn
    1:45 AM
    Dortmund
    Duration 1h 54m
    3:39 AM
    Cologne
    from$20.61
  • Deutsche Bahn
    1:30 AM
    Dortmund
    Duration 1h 25m
    2:55 AM
    Cologne
    from$20.61

The cheapest carpooling offers from Dortmund to Cologne

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    1:30 PM
    Dortmund
    Duration 1h 10m
    2:40 PM
    Cologne
    from$4.71
  • BlaBlaCar
    11:00 PM
    Dortmund
    Duration 1h 40m
    12:40 AM
    Cologne
    from$4.71
  • Movacar
    4:00 PM
    Dortmund
    Duration 0h 56m
    4:56 PM
    Cologne
    from$66.95

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

Bus ticket prices from Cologne to Dortmund or from Dortmund to Cologne usually start from $18.84. This is hard to beat for the distance covered. But, when riding the bus, ticket prices are just the tip of the iceberg. With our smart bus search engine you'll find the ideal travel option. Just pick one of the offers by Eurolines Germany, FlixBus and Cipolla Group. The fastest bus from Dortmund to Cologne only takes 2h 50m. Just click "Find Now" to see all available options and take your pick!
Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable but it's also eco-friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions. Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, bus operators have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to free WiFi. When taking a look at the search results presented on our page, you can instantly see, which operator offers which comfort features. For instance, power plugs can be found on board the buses of one operator: FlixBus. A generous baggage allowance also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's bus operators. Your trip from Dortmund to Cologne can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Take a look at the exact location of the stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current offers for your Cologne – Dortmund bus.
You want to travel without spending too much money? Then you should definitely take a bus as it's one of the least expensive means of transportation. A bus ticket for a trip from Cologne to Dortmund is generally inexpensive. Should you book your journey at short notice, however, you might have to pay a bit more. Here's another suggestion: remember to take a look at travel times. Avoid spending too much time on the highway by simply opting for the fastest bus.

Bus stops in Cologne and Dortmund

Stations
Steinstraße 54, 44147 Dortmund (Germany)
Platz der Deutschen Einheit 1, 44137 Dortmund (Germany)
Hörder Bahnhofstr , 44263 Dortmund (Germany)
44139 Dortmund (Germany)

Compare Cologne and Dortmund

$6.24
$6.24
Cologne
Dortmund
A cab ride in Cologne is 0% more expensive than in Dortmund.
$3.30
$2.94
Cologne
Dortmund
A bus fare in Cologne is 11% more expensive than in Dortmund.
$4.12
$3.77
Cologne
Dortmund
A large beer in Cologne is 9% more expensive than in Dortmund.
$0.53
$0.39
Cologne
Dortmund
A bottle of water in Cologne is 27% more expensive than in Dortmund.
$7.60
$6.95
Cologne
Dortmund
A meal in Cologne is 9% more expensive than in Dortmund.

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