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from Dublin to London

You can get from Dublin to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Dublin to London on 20 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:35Dublin Airport1h20 08:55London Gatwick Airport
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08:00Dublin Airport1h15 09:15London Stansted Airport
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20:40Dublin Airport1h15 21:55London Stansted Airport
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19:20Dublin Airport1h20 20:40London Gatwick Airport
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Travel from Dublin to London
Travel 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.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Dublin, Ireland?

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

Can travellers from Ireland enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to London from Dublin?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 18/06/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Dublin to London.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Ireland from London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for returning to Dublin, Ireland from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Dublin, Ireland from London, United Kingdom?

Reentering Ireland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Dublin from London?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Dublin, Ireland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Ireland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 14/06/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Dublin from London here.

What are my travel options from Dublin to London?

You can travel from Dublin to London 1 different ways: flight.

How many miles from Dublin to London would I travel?

The distance from Dublin to London is approximately 286 miles (461 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Dublin to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Dublin to London:

  • Flights from Dublin to London most often leave from Dublin Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Dublin to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dublin to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Ryanair to go to London by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Dublin to London tickets on Omio for £8.
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Dublin to London for £56 on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Dublin to London?

Yes, there are direct services available to London from Dublin with the following travel operators:

  • You can purchase a direct flight with Ryanair.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to London from Dublin.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Dublin to London?
Many of our customers travelling from Dublin to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Dublin and London trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket between Dublin and London online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Dublin and London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing £8 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £56 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Dublin to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way from Dublin to London?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Dublin to London, which costs on average £8.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A flight is generally £49 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £56 from Dublin to London.

What is the fastest way to get from Dublin to London?

The fastest way to get to London from Dublin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

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