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.
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.
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.
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.