Dortmund scored two second half goals to draw the game but the point was not enough, Bayern winning the title on goal difference.
Borussia Dortmund have not won the title since 2011-12, when Jurgen Klopp was in the Westfalen Stadium dugout
Borussia Dortmund are on the brink of breaking Bayern Munich's decade-long stranglehold on the German championship, with their title-deciding match against Mainz on a nerve-shredding final day of the Bundesliga on Saturday
Borussia Dortmund, two points ahead of Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga standings, will lift the title for the first time in 11 years if they beat Cologne on Saturday.
Dortmund's run to what may be a ninth German title has been built on a superb second half of the season, which has seen them rise from sixth to first, closing a nine-point gap with perennial title winners Bayern.
Borussia Dortmund are one win away from their first Bundesliga title in a decade, after two second-half goals from Sebastien Haller delivered a 3-0 win at Augsburg on Sunday
Borussia Dortmund are two victories away from their first title in a decade, after RB Leipzig came from behind to win 3-1 away at Bayern Munich on Saturday.
The victory kept Dortmund right behind Bayern, who recorded their biggest win under Thomas Tuchel by putting six goals past struggling Schalke.
England international Jude Bellingham, who has been linked with a move to Real Madrid in recent days, now has 13 goals in all competitions this season.
Spanish newspaper Marca say any deal between Madrid and Dortmund will not be announced until the end of the Bundesliga season, with Bellingham's side a point behind leaders Bayern Munich in the title race.
Bellingham, 19, scored Dortmund's first goal in the dominant victory, with Donyell Malen adding two and veteran Mats Hummels another.
Fresh from knocking Bayern Munich out of the German Cup, Freiburg will hope to again spoil the party against the same opponents on Saturday, this time at home
Bayern Munich went back to the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday, defeating Borussia Dortmund 4-2 at home to give Thomas Tuchel a winning start as coach of the Bavarian giants
Borussia Dortmund legend Roman Weidenfeller spoke to NDTV on the upcoming Der Klassiker between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, a match that could potentially settle the Bundesliga title race.
Bayern will meet league leaders Borussia Dortmund, the club that Thomas Tuchel led from 2015-2017 before he left for PSG.
Bayern are a point behind leaders Borussia Dortmund and the two sides set to meet in the next round of games on April 1.
With the 'Klassiker' clash against Bayern Munich on the horizon, Borussia Dortmund will want to avoid a loss of focus against Cologne on Sunday with a title on the line
The German Bundesliga is witnessing a real title race this season, with Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund leading the charts at the top and RB Leipzig not far behind them