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Overview: Coach from London to Dublin

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesInfobus or Eurolines Switzerland

Coaches from London to Dublin cover the 286 miles (461 km) long trip with our travel partners like Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Dublin, Dublin Airport.

Coach companies: National Express London to Dublin

Travel to Dublin from London on National Express coaches with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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 London - 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 the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from London to Dublin:

    • 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.

    Coaches from London to Dublin

    Bus services from London to Dublin make it easy and cost effective to reach the Irish capital. Eurolines offers a single direct connection every day of the week, which leaves London Victoria in the early evening. Buses travel overnight, arriving in Dublin 12 hours after departure.

    Which coach companies travel from London to Dublin?

    Travellers only have one coach operator to choose from when catching buses from London to Dublin. Eurolines is the sole carrier on the route, and offers daily direct connections from London Victoria.

    How long is the coach from London to Dublin?

    Travellers can expect a reasonably long coach journey from London to Dublin, Journeys will take 12 hours to the Port of Dublin, and 12 hours 30 minutes to Busaras in the centre of town. No changes are needed along the way, but a ferry journey across the Irish Sea will be required, and that usually departs from Holyhead.

    How many coaches are there from London to Dublin?

    There is a single direct bus between London Victoria and Dublin every day of the week. Buses leave in the evening and travel during the night, arriving in Dublin just before breakfast.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from London to Dublin?

    Departure Station: All coaches from London to Dublin will depart from the same place: London Victoria Coach Station. London's biggest international and inter-city bus hub, the Coach Station is easily accessible from every neighbourhood in the capital. Travellers can take suburban trains to Victoria, local buses, or express coaches from London's airports. But the best way to get to coach departures is via the London Underground. The District, Circle, and Victoria Lines all stop at nearby Victoria. From there, it's a 10 minute walk to the coach terminal.

    Arrival Station: Buses from London to Dublin stop at a couple of places, and they are some distance apart. Firstly, passengers can alight at the Port of Dublin. Around 3 miles east of the city centre, the Port stop is handy for those taking onward ferries or visiting eastern suburbs. However, those heading to central Dublin should stay on the bus and alight at Busaras. Busaras is located at the heart of the city, and is near the train station as well, allowing travellers to transfer to other Irish destinations with ease.

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    FAQs

    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for coaches from London to Dublin?

    Travel by coach between London, United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland is: Fully open.

    Is international entry into Dublin from London restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 15/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach between London and Dublin closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Dublin, Ireland to London, United Kingdom?

    Return travel from Ireland to United Kingdom is: Fully open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Dublin?

    Entry into United Kingdom 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?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine 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:

    • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    Last checked on 15/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to London from Dublin.

    How far is it from London to Dublin by coach?

    The coach distance from London to Dublin is around 286 miles (461 km).

    Which coach station in London goes to Dublin? Which coach station do I come into Dublin from London?

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Dublin, Dublin Airport.

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

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London.

    The most popular arrival coach station, Dublin, Dublin Airport, is located 9.1 miles (14.6 km) away from the city centre of Dublin.

    What coach companies go from London to Dublin?

    For the best London to Dublin coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from London to Dublin to compare what amenities they may offer.