There are 14 ways to get from Dortmund to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Tha
  2. Est

$166 - $335

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. 080

$50 - $85

12 alternative options

Train via Köln Hbf  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Ic / ...
  2. Ice / ...
  3. Est

$124 - $318

Train #2  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Re / ...

$134 - $360

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 1 min

$251 - $286

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 2 min

$102 - $147

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City  •  4 h 53 min

  1. DUS - LCY

$92 - $319

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 3 min

  1. DUS - LHR

$100 - $273

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 28 min

  1. CGN - STN

$84 - $233

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 23 min

  1. CGN - LHR

$126 - $307

Fly Dortmund to London Stansted  •  4 h 36 min

  1. DTM - STN

$60 - $246

Fly Dortmund to London Luton, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. DTM - LTN

$51 - $223

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  7 h 1 min

  1. RTM - LCY

$120 - $378

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to London City  •  7 h 32 min

  1. AMS - LCY

$126 - $382

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dortmund and London is 525 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to London is to bus which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Dortmund to London is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs 50€ - 210€.

No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to London. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at London. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Dortmund to London, including transfers.

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and London, England?

You can take a train from Dortmund to London via Bruxelles Midi and Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to London twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Flights from Dortmund to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dortmund to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$160 - $240
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Arnhem to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$177
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
Abellio Rail NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to London
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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