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Duration 8h 59m
Distance 520 km
Average price 313€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Dover and Herford takes 8h 59m and the fastest train takes 7h 26m. There is at least one train per day from Dover to Herford. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Ashford International Eurostar
  2. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Koeln Hbf
  4. Herford
8h 30m
176€ - 575€

Dover to Herford train times

Trains run once daily between Dover and Herford. The service departs Dover at 06:48 in the morning, which arrives into Herford at 15:14. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 59m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Herford. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Herford via Ashford International Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Dover and Herford is 520 km.

Dover to Herford train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford International Eurostar station.

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Dover to Herford train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Herford station.

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Herford is 1h ahead of Dover. It is currently 8:07 AM in Dover and 9:07 AM in Herford.

There are 109+ hotels available in Herford. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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