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Car Hire Dortmund Useful Information

Dortmund, known for its rich industrial history and vibrant green spaces, is a must-visit city in Germany's Ruhr region. Choosing to hire a car in Dortmund with Rhinocarhire lets tourists comfortably explore the city's highlights and also venture to surrounding attractions in the Ruhr area. It's a simple and convenient way to see both the city's charm and nearby sights during your stay.

Here's what you should know about driving in Dortmund and some key points of interest:

Driving in Dortmund:

Driving in Dortmund is generally straightforward, with well-maintained roads and clear signage, making navigation relatively easy for visitors. The city's road network is well-connected, allowing convenient access to various parts of the city and surrounding areas. While traffic congestion can occur during peak hours, especially in the city center, overall traffic flow is manageable compared to larger metropolitan areas in Germany.

Distance from Dortmund Airport:

Dortmund Airport  is located approximately 10 kilometers (about 6.2 miles) east of the city center.

Places to Visit in Dortmund:

Westfalenpark: Enjoy the lush greenery, beautiful gardens, and recreational spaces in this expansive urban park.
Signal Iduna Park: Visit this renowned football stadium, home to Borussia Dortmund, and catch a match or explore the stadium's museum.
German Football Museum: Delve into the history and culture of football in Germany through engaging exhibits and interactive displays.
Dortmunder U: Discover this cultural center, known for its contemporary art exhibitions, cultural events, and panoramic views of the city from its rooftop.

Routes and Distance:

The A40 and A45 are major Autobahns that provide access to Dortmund and its surrounding areas. The distance from Dortmund to the neighboring city of Düsseldorf is approximately 60 kilometers (about 37 miles) via the A40.

The A1 and A2 Autobahns also provide connectivity to other major cities in Germany, making it convenient to explore the wider region from Dortmund.

With a rental car, you can easily explore the attractions in and around Dortmund, allowing you to experience the city's dynamic cultural scene and historical landmarks at your own pace.

Current Rental Rates in Dortmund

Opel Corsa

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 29.63 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 207.41 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Mystery Car Mini or Larger

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 32.66 EUR/day
Mystery Car Mini or Larger

7 Days rental at 228.66 EUR from 21/07/2024

  0 |
  Manual |

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.99 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 230.97 EUR from 21/07/2024

  3 |
  Manual |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Dortmund: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Flexibility and Freedom: Hiring a car in Dortmund provides the freedom to explore the city and surrounding areas at your own pace, from the bustling city center to the scenic Ruhr region.

  • Cultural Exploration: Drive to cultural and historical sites such as the Dortmund U-Tower, the German Football Museum, or Zollern II/IV Colliery to delve into the city’s industrial and football heritage.

  • Scenic Routes and Nature: Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the Sauerland region or the nearby Teutoburg Forest, perfect for hiking, biking, and outdoor activities, all within easy driving distance.

  • Convenient Day Trips: With a car, easily plan day trips to neighboring cities like Bochum, Essen, or Düsseldorf, exploring more of the North Rhine-Westphalia region’s attractions and culinary delights.

  • Tailored Experience: Customize your itinerary to include local breweries, traditional restaurants, or hidden gems that public transport might not easily access, creating a unique and personal travel experience.


Dortmund - Popular Destinations

  • Dortmund Airport
  • Spicherner Strasse
  • Hannoeversche Strasse
  • Im Spaehenfielde
  • Bochum
  • Hagen
  • Herne

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Dortmund car hire information

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    National EMEA Corporate
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Average prices per day in Dortmund

January€ 42
February€ 47
March€ 50
April€ 46
May€ 40
June€ 46
July€ 53
August€ 51
September€ 42
October€ 49
November€ 47
December€ 45
January€ 37
February€ 45
March€ 47
April€ 44
May€ 36
June€ 39
July€ 46
August€ 45
September€ 39
October€ 43
November€ 40
December€ 40
January€ 74
February€ 73
March€ 74
April€ 73
May€ 66
June€ 68
July€ 95
August€ 94
September€ 88
October€ 87
November€ 77
December€ 82
January€ 48
February€ 52
March€ 58
April€ 54
May€ 44
June€ 50
July€ 61
August€ 58
September€ 49
October€ 53
November€ 53
December€ 50
January€ 68
February€ 65
March€ 68
April€ 73
May€ 69
June€ 70
July€ 92
August€ 90
September€ 62
October€ 75
November€ 70
December€ 68
January€ 36
February€ 45
March€ 47
April€ 43
May€ 34
June€ 39
July€ 45
August€ 44
September€ 38
October€ 42
November€ 40
December€ 40
January€ 79
February€ 84
March€ 81
April€ 78
May€ 71
June€ 89
July€ 96
August€ 96
September€ 73
October€ 80
November€ 83
December€ 84
January€ 47
February€ 62
March€ 58
April€ 54
May€ 41
June€ 46
July€ 51
August€ 49
September€ 42
October€ 53
November€ 50
December€ 49

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