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Coach Information from Leeds to Dublin

distanceDistance195 miles (314 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Eurolines Switzerland

Coaches from Leeds to Dublin cover the 195 miles (314 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Dublin, Merrion Square.

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National Express coaches from Leeds to Dublin

National Express will get you between Leeds and Dublin at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times, prices and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Leeds - Dublin coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Leeds and Dublin and when travelling by coach:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Two buses depart daily from Leeds to Dublin: one shortly after 6:00 p.m. and one at approximately 7:00 p.m. One departure for this journey is direct and takes around 12 hours to complete, while the other requires passengers to change once at Liverpool.


    A visit to Leeds provides visitors with a variety of options: explore some of the fascinating architecture and cultural attractions on offer before heading to the shopping districts to indulge in some much-needed retail therapy. For history buffs, the Royal Armouries, which was built to house the weapons and armoury of the Tower of London, and the Leeds Industrial Museum will be fascinating. If art is more your thing, Leeds will not disappoint: the Leeds Art Gallery is home to a superb collection of art by British masters while the Henry Moore Institute has a variety of 20th-century sculpture. Head to the Civic Quarter to see some of the city’s varied architecture before making your way to the shopping districts: the Kirkgate Market is the largest covered market in Europe and is home to a wide variety of shops and stalls. More upmarket shopping can be found in the Victoria Quarter, as well as the Thornton’s and Queen’s Arcades.


    The capital of Ireland, Dublin is a vibrant city with an intriguing past and a rowdy nightlife. For a taste of the city’s striking historical architecture, be sure to visit Trinity College, part of Dublin’s historic and prestigious university, Dublin Castle, and Christ Church Cathedral. One of the city’s most mystical sites is Newgrange, which is home to the finest Stone Age passage tomb in Ireland and one of the most exciting prehistoric sites in Europe. Continue your exploration of ancient history with a visit to the National Museum of Ireland before taking a walk through one of the city’s gorgeous parks - St. Stephen’s Green is especially popular. Don’t visit Dublin without taking advantage of its famous nightlife: head to Temple Bar for a wild Irish night and see if you can keep up with the locals.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Leeds to Dublin
    Take the bus to Dublin 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 Leeds to Dublin.
    Is travel by coach currently allowed from Leeds, United Kingdom to Dublin, Ireland?

    Travel between Leeds, United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland by coach is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Ireland from United Kingdom?

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Leeds?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
    • 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 Dublin, Ireland?

    All travellers in Ireland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach to Dublin from Leeds as this information can change.

    What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by coach to Leeds, United Kingdom from Dublin, Ireland?

    The restriction level for your return coach to Leeds, United Kingdom from Dublin is: Fully open.

    Is my return coach into Leeds from Dublin restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Dublin?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Leeds, 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 25/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Leeds from Dublin closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the distance between Leeds and Dublin via coach?
    The Leeds to Dublin coach distance is approximately 195 miles (314 km).
    Which coach station in Leeds goes to Dublin? Which coach station do I come into Dublin from Leeds?

    When departing from Leeds, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, York Street and Leeds, Coach Station. When arriving in Dublin, you can end your route in coach stations like Dublin, Merrion Square, Dublin, Airport and Dublin, Pleasants Street.

    Omio customers book a coach from Leeds Railway Station   to Dublin, Merrion Square   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the coach station in Leeds? Where is the coach station in Dublin?

    Passengers board their coach most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Dublin, Merrion Square and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Dublin.

    Which coach companies can get me from Leeds to Dublin?
    Take the Leeds to Dublin coach with National Express or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey to Dublin from Leeds as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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