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Train Information to Dortmund from Manchester

distanceDistance428 miles (691 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Manchester to Dortmund cover the 428 miles (691 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 15 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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

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

Is international entry into Dortmund from Manchester restricted?

International entry 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 Manchester?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Manchester to Dortmund closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany by train?

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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Manchester 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 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, 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 20/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Manchester from Dortmund.

What is the distance to Dortmund from Manchester via train?
The train distance from Manchester to Dortmund is around 428 miles (691 km).
What is the average Manchester to Dortmund train duration?
On average the Manchester to Dortmund train time is 13 h 15 min  covering the 428 miles (691 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 Manchester and arrival train station in Dortmund?

Some of the Manchester train stations to Dortmund you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Dortmund include Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde.

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester.

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

How many trains per day are there to Dortmund from Manchester?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Dortmund is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Dortmund
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Dortmund.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales