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Train Information between London and 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 journey 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. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

Trains from London to Dortmund

It is possible to travel by train from London to Dortmund by changing at Brussels and Cologne. Passengers must take the Eurostar from London St Pancras to Bruxelles-Midi, to change onto a Deutsche Bahn service for Cologne Hauptbahnhof. On weekdays there are usually at least three services daily from London St Pancras. The first leaves London at 6:13 a.m. and arrives into Dortmund at 2:14 p.m. The last leaves at 3:04 p.m. and arrives at 10:14 p.m. At weekends, there are usually two trains, one leaving in the early morning and one in the late morning. Total journey time is between six and seven hours.

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

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

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

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

Do I need to self-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?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 23/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Dortmund from London before travelling.

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

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Dortmund is: Partially open.

Is my return train into London from Dortmund restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 23/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here.

How far is it from London to Dortmund by train?
The train distance from London to Dortmund is around 326 miles (525 km).
How long is the train from London to Dortmund?
On average the London to Dortmund train time is 7 h 38 min  covering the 326 miles (525 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from London to Dortmund, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Dortmund do I arrive in?

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route 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 do I find the London train station to Dortmund? Where is the Dortmund train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Dortmund Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Dortmund.

Which train providers can take me to Dortmund from London?
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 journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between London and Dortmund?
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.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Dortmund
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District<br>Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176