H-Bahn Dortmund



The H-Bahn located at the University of Dortmund, Germany, is an automatically controlled suspended monorail system in Germany. It carries more than 5,000 passangers per day.

On May 2, 1984 this facility opened as the first system of this kind in Germany. It is integrated into the public transport networks of the city of Dortmund and the tariff union VRR of the Rhein-Ruhr district.



Route Map


The H-Bahn track length is approximately 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) long with two lines operating monday to friday from 6.26 a.m. to 9.03 p.m.

Line 1 connects the district of Eichlinghofen with the science park with transfer stations "Campus Süd" and "Do-Universität S" every ten minutes. The coordinated time tables of the monorail and urban railway offer optimal connections to Düsseldorf International Airport and Dortmund central station.

Line 2 connects the two university campuses in a five-minute cycle.

The main route between "Campus Süd" and the branch to the station "Technologiezentrum" is used by both lines. With a minimum frequency of 40 seconds there are 36 scheduled runs per hour.