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from London to Dortmund

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Travel Information between London and Dortmund

distanceDistance326 miles (525 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$70 - $138
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $70 (€58) • 14 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $138 (€115) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Travel 326 miles (525 km) by bus or flight from London to Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $70 (€58). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Dortmund.

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FAQs

Is international travel between London, United Kingdom and Dortmund, Germany allowed?

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

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Dortmund from London?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Dortmund, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/15/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Dortmund from London.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to London, United Kingdom from Dortmund, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Dortmund, Germany?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Dortmund?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/15/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Dortmund here.

How do I reach Dortmund from London?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between London and Dortmund. You can take a bus or flight.

How do I get from London to Dortmund the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Dortmund from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $70 (€58).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dortmund:

A bus is generally $68 (€57) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $138 (€115) from London to Dortmund.

What is the fastest way from London to Dortmund?

The quickest way to travel between London and Dortmund is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 14 h 25 min   on average.

What is the distance from London to Dortmund?

The distance from London to Dortmund is approximately 326 miles (525 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from London to Dortmund?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from London to Dortmund:

  • Buses mostly depart from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Flights mostly leave from London Heathrow Airport and tend to arrive in Dortmund Airport.

Who can get me from London to Dortmund?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Dortmund, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Dortmund by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Dortmund tickets on Omio for $70 (€58).
  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Dortmund by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair London to Dortmund tickets on Omio for $138 (€115).

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Dortmund?

Many of our customers traveling from London to Dortmund don't make Dortmund their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Dortmund are Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Dortmund to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase tickets to Dortmund from London online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Dortmund, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $70 (€58) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $138 (€115) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Dortmund online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.