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Train Information to Cardiff from Dublin

distanceDistance181 miles (292 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Dublin to Cardiff cover the 181 miles (292 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Dublin, Ireland to Cardiff, United Kingdom?

Travel between Dublin, Ireland and Cardiff, United Kingdom by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Ireland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 Cardiff, United Kingdom?

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Dublin and Cardiff before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Dublin, Ireland from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Dublin, Ireland from Cardiff is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Dublin from Cardiff restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

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

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dublin from Cardiff closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Dublin to Cardiff by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Cardiff from Dublin via train to be approximately 181 miles (292 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dublin
Cardiff
The major railway station for departures from Dublin is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your trip between Dublin and Cardiff.