Leipzig to Dortmund by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 47m
  • Distance
    342 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Leipzig to Dortmund by train

Fast trains from Leipzig to Dortmund take around 4 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 342 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leipzig and Dortmund.

1. Are there direct trains from Leipzig to Dortmund?

Direct trains from Leipzig to Dortmund have been found.

We usually find around 14 direct trains on the route from Leipzig to Dortmund every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Leipzig to Dortmund?

The Leipzig to Dortmund train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Leipzig to Dortmund train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dortmund is usually scheduled to depart Leipzig around 04:39 and the last train is around 16:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leipzig around 06:36, and the last at 18:39.

When to book Leipzig to Dortmund train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Leipzig to Dortmund by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leipzig and Dortmund?

Intercity is the train company that operates on the route from Leipzig to Dortmund.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.