Bus from Cologne to Dortmund and return

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Ticket prices for a bus from Cologne to Dortmund generally start at £7.93. In times of high demand though, trips can be a little bit more expensive, which is why it’s good to compare! Use our search engine to find the best option for your preferences and pick one of the buses offered by FlixBus. The fastest bus from Dortmund to Cologne only takes 3 hr 10 min. Click "Find Now" to see all options and take your pick!

  Bus Cologne - Dortmund    73 km
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-32%

The cheapest coach connections from Cologne to Dortmund

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      19:40
      23:10
    17 Aug
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      20:10
      23:10
    19 Aug
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      19:40
      23:10
    15 Aug
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      20:10
      23:10
    12 Aug
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      19:40
      23:10
    25 Aug
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      19:40
      23:10
    11 Aug
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      10:15
      13:25
    11 Sep
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £12.91


  Train Cologne - Dortmund    73 km
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Cologne to Dortmund

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      23:00
      00:21
    25 Aug
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £19.00
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      23:03
      00:16
    25 Aug
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £19.00
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      23:00
      00:21
    13 Aug
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £19.90
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      23:00
      00:21
    25 Aug
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £19.90


  Carpooling Cologne - Dortmund    73 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cologne to Dortmund

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      09:20
      10:40
    13 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £3.99
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      09:00
      10:20
    25 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £3.99
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      10:00
      11:10
    25 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £3.99
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      10:50
      12:30
    25 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £5.00


  Bus Dortmund - Cologne    73 km
Ø Bus connections5 x

The cheapest coach connections from Dortmund to Cologne

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      20:30
      23:49
    17 Aug
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      20:30
      23:49
    15 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      22:00
      00:49
    2 Sep
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      22:00
      00:49
    30 Aug
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      20:30
      23:49
    8 Sep
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      22:00
      00:49
    12 Aug
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      22:00
      00:49
    13 Aug
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80


  Train Dortmund - Cologne    73 km

The cheapest train connections from Dortmund to Cologne

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      23:19
      00:43
    15 Aug
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £19.90
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      21:52
      23:18
    13 Aug
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £19.90
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      19:52
      21:15
    25 Aug
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £19.90
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      22:37
      23:50
    25 Aug
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £19.90


  Carpooling Dortmund - Cologne    73 km
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Dortmund to Cologne

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      12:20
      13:40
    15 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £3.99
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      21:30
      23:10
    13 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £3.99
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      19:50
      21:30
    13 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £5.00
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      18:10
      19:20
    25 Aug
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £5.00


Current ticket prices

Booking your bus trip as early as possible can save you a few pounds as the prices are connected to demand. Not only can you check our site for bus fares but also for other travel options ranging from train services over flights to carpooling deals. With a bit of luck, you’ll find unexpected travel bargains!

Bus stops in Cologne and Dortmund

  Stations
Trankgasse 11, Cologne (Germany)
Wickenpfädchen 11, 51427 Cologne (Germany)
  Stations
Steinstraße 54, 44147 Dortmund (Germany)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Cologne to Dortmund and return

It’s not difficult to find an affordable bus ticket for a trip from Cologne to Dortmund – finding the best one, however, can be a bit more tricky. There's no need to worry though: CheckMyBus is here to assist you! On our website, you can compare and contrast the offers of numerous coach providers. If you’re in a hurry, simply choose the fastest bus. If you want to save money, go for the cheapest option. We recommend you also take a look at the individual special features: If the company of your choice offers wireless internet at no extra cost, then checking the news or your Facebook feed will be no problem whatsoever. If you want to take sports gear, on the other hand, make sure that bulky luggage transportation is available. On the route of your choice, this is case when you opt for the buses provided by FlixBus. Gone are the days when you had to pay extra for good service: Most features such as WiFi, electrical outlets or the transportation of a regular size suitcase are free of charge. You’ll soon see that taking the bus is just as convenient as travelling by plane or train!


Cologne and Dortmund: Useful Info

Cologne
Dortmund
0.59 Million
Taxi
£4.77
£4.77
Cologne
Dortmund
A taxi journey in Cologne is 0% more expensive than in Dortmund.
Local buses
£2.52
£2.25
Cologne
Dortmund
A bus fare in Cologne is 11% more expensive than in Dortmund.
Beer
£3.15
£2.88
Cologne
Dortmund
A pint of beer in Cologne is 9% more expensive than in Dortmund.
Water
£0.41
£0.30
Cologne
Dortmund
A bottle of water in Cologne is 27% more expensive than in Dortmund.
Meal
£5.82
£5.32
Cologne
Dortmund
A meal in Cologne is 9% more expensive than in Dortmund.