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Arriving by bus/train

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You can find more information on arriving and departing via public transport on the website

Detailed information on the individual routes follows, also on this page.

Stops for both scheduled and shuttle buses are located right next to the main entrances to the terminal (Departure Level/Level 1).

Online map

For a smooth check-in we politely request that you check in at the counters on the departure level 2 hours before charter flights and 1 hours before regular scheduled flights

An- und Abreise mit Bus und Bahn

Here you can find your way to the Dortmund Airport.

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Airport Express from Dortmund Central Station

During airport opening hours, the AirportExpress commutes between Dortmund Central Station and the airport terminal; the travel time is approx. 25 minutes (non-stop).

Since March 2012, the new stop for the AirportExpress service has been located directly on the Central Station forecourt (Königswall/City exit), near the taxi rank.

The fare is 7.00 euros (valid from 30.03.2014: 7,50 euros ) per one-way journey; children under fourteen pay 2.00 euros; children under six travel free.

Timetable AirportExpress

Timetable AirportExpress (valid from 26.10.2014)

Rail & Fly from Dortmund

Dortmund Airport is a part of Deutsche Bahn's (DB) Rail & Fly offers. These tickets include rail journeys between Dortmund Airport and all of the 5,600+ DB railway stations. Rail & Fly tickets can be purchased from Germanwings, for example, as well as many other airlines, travel agents and organizers.  

With a Rail & Fly ticket, you can also use the airport shuttle to Holzwickede station free of charge.

Further information can be found at

AirportShuttle from Holzwickede Station

The chargeable AirportShuttle service is available for journeys between Holzwickede station and the Dortmund Airport terminal. The travel time is approx. 6 minutes.The fare is 3.00 euros per one-way journey; children under fourteen pay 2.00 euros; children under six travel free.

Timetable AirportShuttle Holzwickede
Timetable AirportShuttle Holzwickede (valid from 26.10.2014)

bus route C41 from Unna station

The C41 Bus (operated by VKU) runs hourly direct to the Terminal.

Timetable information: 01803/50 40 30
(€0,09/min. from a german landline. Prices may vary from mobile networks.) 


AirportExpress from Hamm (Westf.) Railway Station.

The AirportExpress from Hamm – the daily bus link for the early starter: At 3.30 a.m. and 4.25 a.m. you can board the bus at the new ‘Ökonomierat-Peitzmeier-Platz’ bus stop near the TÜV office on Richard-Wagner-Strasse. The bus will take you directly to Dortmund Airport. The trip costs €7 (valid from 30.03.2014: 7,50 euros ) for adults and €2 for children.

There is also a return service from Dortmund Airport to Hamm, leaving at 10.50 p.m., after the last planes of the day land. 

For extra peace of mind, this service will wait for passengers whose flights are delayed.
VGBreitenbach Timetable Information: ring +49 (0)2381 950 330