Cheap Flights to Dortmund

Dortmund overview

When to fly

Visitors can expect the hottest temperatures to be in July and the coldest in January - but when it comes to planning your trip it's simply a matter of finding what interests you. If you're a fan of the world famous Borussia Dortmund football team then you'll want to make sure your trip coincides with a fixture or two while you're there. If you are looking for the best time to book flights to Dortmund, perhaps plan your trip for December so that you can get into the festive spirit at the annual Christmas markets. Enjoy German specialities from over 300 stalls including traditional Glühwein (mulled wine) or Bratwurst (German sausage).

If music is more your thing then there are plenty of events and cheap flights to Dortmund throughout the year, sure to suit everyone’s music needs. Events include the Mirco!Festival in August, Dortmund Music Festival in October and Rock in the Ruins in April. The Rock in the Ruins Festival is a live, loud and energetic rock festival that is hosted every year at the Hohensyburg Castle. It is guaranteed to get all spectators head-banging and a great reason to take advantage of a cheap flight to Dortmund.

Destination overview

A flight to Dortmund will bring you to the 'Green Metropolis' of Westphalia. Dortmund offers an eclectic blend of vibrant city life and stunning natural scenery to all those who choose to visit. Situated in western Germany in the Bundesland North Rhine-Westphalia, this Hanseatic city is well known for having been a focal point of industrialisation across Europe. Today the city is dotted with many historical and cultural sites of interest that help to make it a popular destination for foreigners and locals alike. Fans of architecture, music, or both, will enjoy a trip to the Westphalian Philharmonic Concert Hall. Built to impress the eyes and the ears, the Concert Hall has opened its doors to world-renowned musicians ever since its establishment in 2002. If you want to complement your dose of culture, be sure to fit in a visit to the Museum of Art and Cultural History when taking a flight to Dortmund. Here you will find an attractive blend of local history, archaeological and artistic collections. With numerous museums covering all aspects of the past, Dortmund is a haven for history fans. But when the weather is on its best behaviour, a trip to the Phoenix See is an absolute must. This beautiful lake surrounded by recreational grounds is a fantastic spot for enjoying a picnic, a leisurely stroll, or taking your bike for a spin. In the evenings Dortmund's restaurants and bars are abuzz with tasty cuisine, music and chit-chat; so you'll always find somewhere to unwind for the night after a long day of sightseeing.

Getting around Dortmund

An extensive public transportation network awaits your arrival in the city. Complete with buses, Stadtbahn (underground metro) and a monorail, Dortmund's public transport will help you easily navigate your way around the city and all its surrounding areas.

Getting downtown from the airport

Dortmund Airport (DTM) has excellent connections to the surrounding areas and it is simple to plan your journey from the airport into the city centre. Buses run regularly in each direction and offer a journey time of around 25 minutes. There is also an airport shuttle bus able to take passengers to the nearby railway station for rail travel into the city. On arrival at the Hauptbahnhof (main station) you will be able to take advantage of the city's comprehensive public transport system for your onward travel.

How much do things cost in Dortmund?

Clothing & Shoes
Pair of Nike shoes
C$ 96.85
Pair of jeans
C$ 67.80
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre)
C$ 4.36
Meal at McDonald's or similar
C$ 10.17
Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
C$ 4.00
C$ 4.00
One-way ticket (local transport)
C$ 3.78
Petrol (1 litre)
C$ 2.06
1 km taxi journey
C$ 2.06
1 hour taxi waiting fee
C$ 31.96
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
C$ 7.99
Large bottle of water
C$ 0.68
How much does a beer cost in Dortmund?
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
C$ 4
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
C$ 1
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
C$ 4
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
C$ 1

More information about Dortmund

  • Dortmund Airport is well used by international airlines, keeping your travel costs and stress levels down.
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  • Motor enthusiasts should make the short trip south to the Nurburgring, a world-famous racing track open to the public.
  • Taking the children? They'll love the animals and attractions of Dortmund Zoo, a great family attraction.
  • Visit Dortmund in the winter and you'll be treated to the snowy spectacle of the market and huge Christmas trees.
  • Beer is a speciality of Dortmund; try one of the local lagers or the malty, acquired taste of DAB.
  • For an unexpectedly delicate experience be sure to see the Rosarium, home to hundreds of different rose cultivars.
  • Known previously as a trading city, Dortmund has kept its reputation alive by becoming home to top brand shops.
  • A fantastic fusion of Germany's past and present, strongly evidenced in the Museum of Art and Cultural History.

International departures to Dortmund