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Journey Summary

Dublin to London Train Information

Trains depart from:Dublin
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:462 km

Trains from Dublin to London: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train from Dublin

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.

Getting into London by Train

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 Tips

Trains from Dublin to London
Travel by train to London 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 Dublin to London.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Dublin and London?

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

Is international entry into London 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 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 required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 12/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Dublin closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to Ireland from United Kingdom by train?

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

Is my return train into Dublin from London 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 London?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • 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 06/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dublin from London closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Dublin to London?
The train distance from Dublin to London is around 286 miles (461 km).
What train providers offer a service from Dublin to London?
For the journey from Dublin to London you can take a train with Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Dublin to London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District<br>Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176