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Train Information from London to Dortmund

distanceDistance326 miles (525 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from London to Dortmund cover the 326 miles (525 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from London to Dortmund?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Dortmund, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Dortmund as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dortmund to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Dortmund?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 9/26/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to London from Dortmund here.

What is the distance between London and Dortmund by train?
You should expect to travel around 326 miles (525 km)  to Dortmund from London by train.
How long is the train ride between London and Dortmund?
The train time from London to Dortmund is on average 7 h 38 min  for the 326 miles (525 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Dortmund by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from London to Dortmund depart from? Which Dortmund train station do I come into from London?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Dortmund, your train can arrive in train stations including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Dortmund Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in Dortmund located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Dortmund Hbf, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from London to Dortmund?
If you're looking for trains from London to Dortmund, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Dortmund. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Dortmund route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Dortmund from London?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from London to Dortmund. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.