Bus from Cologne to Dortmund and return

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You’re looking for a bus from Cologne to Dortmund? Then make use of our search engine to find the perfect option. If you want to get there quickly, pick the quickest ride provided by FlixBus, which will get you there in 3 hr 10 min. There are other buses which take a bit longer, but they could also present the most inexpensive options. So, if you want to save quite a lot of money on your way from Dortmund to Cologne, opt for the most inexpensive ticket, which starts from £7.82. Beware: Should you book too spontaneously or in times of high demand, tickets tend to be a bit more expensive. Simply click on the "Find Now" button and hop on!

  Bus Cologne - Dortmund    73 km
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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
      23:00
    21 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      21:40
      01:05
    13 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      21:40
      01:05
    2 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      16:40
      20:00
    21 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      19:40
      23:10
    19 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Cologne
    Dortmund
      19:40
      23:10
    18 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80


  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
      22:00
      00:49
    30 Oct
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      22:05
      01:19
    10 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      22:00
      00:49
    18 Oct
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      22:05
      00:49
    9 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      22:00
      00:49
    19 Oct
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      22:00
      00:49
    20 Oct
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80
  • Dortmund
    Cologne
      22:00
      00:49
    17 Oct
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.80


Current ticket prices

First come, first served. Bus fares tend to be subject to demand. A rule of thumb: You’ll find the most inexpensive tickets when you book your trip quite some time in advance. Make sure to check for other travel options as well! On our website you can also find trains, flights and car sharing deals allowing you to spot the best bargain within seconds.

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

You think that only train or plane travel is comfortable and convenient? Allow us to prove you wrong. When you are taking the coach from Cologne to Dortmund or the other way around, you’ll soon find out that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to experience top-notch special features: While air-conditioning, free luggage transportation and comfy seats are fairly standard and available on most buses, there’s additional features catering to the needs of the modern traveller. Examples range from USB ports over entertainment centres to wireless internet for free. On the route Dortmund - Cologne, for instance, the latter is available on the buses of FlixBus. If you want to know which provider in particular offers which features, then just check out the individual search results on CheckMyBus: Not only will you be able to tell which services are available, you will also instantly see whether they’re subject to a charge or not. A last piece of advice: Make sure to check our webpage for the latest deals. After all, who doesn’t like a good bargain?


Cologne and Dortmund: Useful Info

Cologne
Dortmund
0.59 Million
Taxi
£4.71
£4.71
Cologne
Dortmund
A taxi journey in Cologne is 0% more expensive than in Dortmund.
Local buses
£2.49
£2.22
Cologne
Dortmund
A bus fare in Cologne is 11% more expensive than in Dortmund.
Beer
£3.11
£2.85
Cologne
Dortmund
A pint of beer in Cologne is 9% more expensive than in Dortmund.
Water
£0.40
£0.29
Cologne
Dortmund
A bottle of water in Cologne is 28% more expensive than in Dortmund.
Meal
£5.74
£5.25
Cologne
Dortmund
A meal in Cologne is 9% more expensive than in Dortmund.