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Flight Information between Dortmund and London

distanceDistance326 miles (525 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 20 min
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, easyJet, Eurowings or British Airways

Flights from Dortmund to London cover the 326 miles (525 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, easyJet, Eurowings or British Airways. There are direct flight services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Dortmund Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.


Travel with Ryanair, Eurowings and British Airways from Dortmund to London

Travel between Dortmund and London on Ryanair, Eurowings and British Airways flights with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

British Airways

Looking for flights between Dortmund and London? Ryanair is one of the best companies to travel with on the 326 miles (525 km) trip between Dortmund and London. As an official travel partner of Ryanair, Omio quickly shows you the latest Ryanair flight timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Dortmund to London routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Ryanair plane tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for flights between Dortmund and London, you can quickly see if the Ryanair ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a flight. Once you’re ready, book your Dortmund - London flight now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Ryanair!

When you buy your Ryanair flight tickets between Dortmund and London don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Dortmund to London Flights: An Overview 

The route from Dortmund to London is well served by airline providers, with flights from Dortmund to London departing throughout the day. The earliest flight departs around 6:00 a.m. with the final flight of the day departing at around 7:00 p.m. Most flights go to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Stansted Airport (STN), or London Luton Airport (LTN), departing from Dortmund Airport (DTM). The distance between the two cities is around 640 kilometers, with a direct flight to Stansted or Luton taking one hour and 20 minutes. Most flights have one change, often in Munich, and this can take anywhere between four hours and 23 hours, depending on the length of the stopover in the southern city. London is one hour behind Dortmund.

Which airlines fly from Dortmund to London?

The route is served by four airlines: easyJet, Eurowings, Lufthansa and Ryanair. Ryanair and easyJet are the airlines that operate direct flights, while Lufthansa and Eurowings are the providers for the indirect flights. Some of the indirect flights are split between providers, with Lufthansa and Eurowings operating a leg each.

How long is the flight from Dortmund to London?

A direct flight from Dortmund to London takes one hour and 20 minutes, both when flying to London Stansted and to London Luton. The quickest indirect flight, operated by Lufthansa and Eurowings and departing at around 7:00 p.m. takes four hours and 35 minutes, including a stopover at Munich Airport of one and a half hours. The longest indirect flights involve two changes – one at Munich and another at Frankfurt am Main Airport. These flights take 22 hours and 35 minutes and include an overnight layover at Munich. Lufthansa is the airline on this route.

How many flights are there from Dortmund to London?

There are over 30 flight options from Dortmund to London a day, all year round. Only two of these are direct flights, which usually depart in the afternoon and evening. Ryanair operate the earlier plane, while easyJet provide the evening direct flight. The other flights are all indirect and there is a huge range of options for these, with departures spread throughout the day giving passengers flexibility when planning their travel.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Dortmund to London? 

Departure Airport: Dortmund Airport is around 10 kilometers east of the city itself, near the town of Wickede. There is a special AirX train that connects Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Dortmund Airport. This departs every half an hour and takes around 22 minutes. There are also train connections from the Hauptbahnhof to Holzwickede train station, which is around 15 minutes walk from the airport. There is parking available at the airport from €15 a day, and a reasonable selection of duty-free shopping and cafés at the airport. Free WiFi is available throughout the terminal building.

Arrival Aiport: The two daily direct flights from Dortmund to London are to London Stansted and London Luton. The best way to get to the city from London Stansted is to get the Stansted Express train from the airport to London Liverpool Street. This takes between 40 minutes and one hour. To get from Luton to London, passengers should either take the shuttle bus from Luton Airport to Luton Airport Parkway train station, where they can board a train to London St Pancras International station, or take the National Express from Luton Airport to Victoria Coach Station. Both Stansted and Luton Airports are well stocked with shops and cafés and have parking available.

Travel Tips

Flights from Dortmund to London
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What are the travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Dortmund, Germany by plane?

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

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/07/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between Dortmund and London before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from London, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

Last verified on 23/07/2021. 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 London to Dortmund flight here.

What is the distance from Dortmund to London via plane?
You should expect to travel around 326 miles (525 km)  from Dortmund to London by plane.
How long is the flight journey between Dortmund and London?
On average the Dortmund to London flight time is 1 h 20 min  covering the 326 miles (525 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which airport for the flight from Dortmund to London do I fly out of? Which London airport from Dortmund do I arrive in?

Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from Dortmund Airport   to London Heathrow Airport   for this route.

Where is the Dortmund airport located? Where is the London airport located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Dortmund Airport, which is located around 0 miles (0 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at London Heathrow Airport, located 0 miles (0 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from London Heathrow Airport to take you to the city centre of London.

Which airlines should I travel with from Dortmund to London?
When taking a flight from Dortmund to London, you can count on Ryanair, easyJet, Eurowings or British Airways for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service between Dortmund and London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.
What time is the earliest flight from Dortmund to London? What time is the last flight from Dortmund to London?
The earliest flight for this journey departs from Dortmund at 09: 20. The last flight leaves from Dortmund at 13: 45. Check Omio for the latest flight times from Dortmund to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.