|Distance||286 miles (461 km)|
|Coach companies||Eurolines Switzerland or National Express|
Coaches from London to Dublin cover the 286 miles (461 km) long trip with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland or National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Dublin, Merrion Square.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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