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Train Information between Dublin and London

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesAvanti 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.

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

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Dublin, Ireland and London, United Kingdom allowed?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Ireland?

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

Do I need to 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 London, United Kingdom?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

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.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Ireland from London, United Kingdom?

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

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

Entry into Ireland 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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:

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

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.

What is the distance by train from Dublin to London?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Dublin and London via train to be approximately 286 miles (461 km).
Which train companies can get me from Dublin to London?
When taking a train from Dublin to London, you can count on Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to London from Dublin and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dublin
London
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 from Dublin to London.