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Overview: Train from London to Dortmund

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

Trains from London to Dortmund cover the 326 miles (525 km) long route 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

Is cross-border travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Dortmund, Germany allowed?

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 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/15/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Dortmund as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Dortmund, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Dortmund?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • 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 requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 1/15/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Dortmund.

How many miles is it from London to Dortmund by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from London to Dortmund by train to be approximately 326 miles (525 km).

What is the London to Dortmund train travel time?

On average the London to Dortmund train travel time is 7 h 38 min  for the 326 miles (525 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from London to Dortmund do I depart from? Which Dortmund train station from London do I arrive in?

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your trip from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Dortmund, you can end your route in train stations like Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Dortmund Hbf   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of London. The most popular arrival train station in Dortmund, called Dortmund Hbf, is located around 0.4 miles (560 m) away from its city center.

What train providers go from London to Dortmund?

For the trip from London to Dortmund you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Dortmund from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains are there from London to Dortmund a day?

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.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Dortmund
London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Dortmund.
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Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139