|Distance||286 miles (461 km)|
|Train companies||Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Dublin to London cover the 286 miles (461 km) long journey with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. There are direct train services available.
Travelling from Dublin to London by train requires that part of the journey be made by ferry. Ferries from Dublin Port leave for Holyhead in Wales twice a day, one service in the morning and the other mid-afternoon. From Holyhead, Virgin Trains operate a direct service to London Euston. When travelling on the mid-afternoon ferry, the subsequent Holyhead to London train service is indirect, requiring further changes at Bangor and Wolverhampton. The total journey time of trains from Dublin to London, including the ferry crossing, is just under 8.5 hours.
The ferry service from Dublin Port to Holyhead departs from Dublin Port, which is located approximately three kilometres from the centre of Dublin. The nearest train station to Dublin Port is Dublin Connolly. There is a regular bus service in operation which links Dublin Port to Dublin Connolly, in addition to other areas within the city centre. Dublin Port can also be reached by taxi.
One of the most famous cities in the world, London boasts a huge number of popular tourist attractions. From iconic historic landmarks such as Buckingham Palace and Big Ben to attractions such as Madame Tussauds and the London Eye, there is never a shortage of things to see and do. When making the journey from Dublin to London, connecting trains from Holyhead terminate at London Euston. There are many options for onward travel from this station. Euston Underground, served by the Northern and Victoria lines, is located within the station itself. London Euston also has a bus station located directly outside the main entrance and a major taxi rank situated underneath.
Travel between Dublin, Ireland and London, United Kingdom by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 16/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Dublin and London as this information can change.
Return travel from United Kingdom to Ireland is: Partially open.
Entry into Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 15/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Dublin from London.
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