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Overview: Train from Dortmund to London

distanceDistance326 miles (525 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Dortmund to London cover the 326 miles (525 km) long route taking on average 8 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in London Victoria.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Dortmund to London

Find the best trip between Dortmund and London with Deutsche Bahn. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Dortmund to London train.

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

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

    Deutsche Bahn Trains from Dortmund to London


    Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from Dortmund to London. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

    Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

    At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from Dortmund to London and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.

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    Travel Tips: Trains from Dortmund to London

    Travel by train to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dortmund to London.

    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Dortmund and London?

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

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

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    The information above was last checked on 20/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Dortmund and London before travelling.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Dortmund, Germany from London, United Kingdom?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train 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?

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    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 20/05/2022. 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 train here.

    How far is it from Dortmund to London by train?

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

    How long is the train between Dortmund and London?

    On average the Dortmund to London train time is 8 h 6 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.

    What is the departure train station in Dortmund and arrival train station in London?

    Some of the Dortmund train stations to London you can start your journey from include Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in London include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Dortmund Hbf   and arriving in London Victoria.

    Where is the Dortmund train station located? Where is the London train station located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the train station to the city centre in London.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Dortmund to London?

    If you're looking for trains from Dortmund to London, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Dortmund to London route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many train services are there from Dortmund to London a day?

    The average number of trains departing Dortmund for London is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Dortmund Hbf is the most popular Dortmund railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Dortmund for your journey to London.