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from London to Dublin

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Dublin on 22 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:10London Euston3h39 12:49Holyhead
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£551One-way
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09:10London Euston3h39 12:49Holyhead
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£551One-way
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06:45London City Airport1h25 08:10Dublin Airport
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£2401One-way
21:35London Gatwick Airport1h15 22:50Dublin Airport
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£2951One-way
09:45London Gatwick Airport1h15 11:00Dublin Airport
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£3331One-way

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Thu
21 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
£185BA Cityflyer
Fri
22 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
£217BA Cityflyer
Sat
23 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
£145Ryanair
Sun
24 Oct
£55Arriva Trains Wales
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Mon
25 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
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Tue
26 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
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Wed
27 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
£124BA Cityflyer
Thu
28 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
£103Ryanair
Fri
29 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
£121Ryanair
Sat
30 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
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Sun
31 Oct
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£71Ryanair
Mon
1 Nov
£55Avanti West Coast
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Tue
2 Nov
£55Avanti West Coast
£12Ryanair
Wed
3 Nov
£55Avanti West Coast
£11Ryanair
Thu
4 Nov
£55Avanti West Coast
£14Ryanair
Fri
5 Nov
£55Avanti West Coast
£13Ryanair
Sat
6 Nov
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£14Ryanair
Sun
7 Nov
£55Arriva Trains Wales
£12Ryanair
Mon
8 Nov
£55Avanti West Coast
£12Ryanair
Tue
9 Nov
£55Avanti West Coast
£60British Airways
Wed
10 Nov
£55Avanti West Coast
£11Ryanair

Travel Information between London and Dublin

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £140 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 286 miles (461 km) by flight between London and Dublin. Ryanair is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight from London to Dublin.

General Information about the journey from London to Dublin

Flying is the easiest way to travel from London to Dublin, although there are also bus and train connections. If you choose to take a train journey, you can leave London in the morning and arrive in late afternoon. Flying is far quicker, with a jour//www.omio.co.uk/semantic/connection_page_nt.co:uk.380553.384349ney time of only an hour between the two capital cities. The slowest form of transport will be buses, but this can work out cheapest if travellers book in advance. Most coaches and trains depart from a single location - either Euston or Victoria - while flights depart from all of London's major regional airports, including Gatwick, Stansted and Heathrow.

Return journeys from Dublin to London are also available.

Buses from London to Dublin

Buses depart from London Victoria Coach Station and travel to the centre of Dublin. The major operators on the route are National Express and Megabus, which provide a daily overnight service. Both companies make the journey in about 12 hours and each journey is broken up by a ferry journey between Holyhead and Rosslare.

Trains from London to Dublin

Train services depart from Euston Station and arrive at Dublin's Connolly Station, via the Europort at Rosslare. Virgin Trains provide a daily service between the two cities, leaving in the morning. The journey takes about 10 hours and requires a ferry journey from Holyhead to the Europort.

Flights from London to Dublin

Flights depart from all of London's major airports - including Gatwick, Stansted and Heathrow. Airlines making the journey include Aer Lingus, British Airways and Ryanair. All of them take about 1 hour 20 minutes, arriving at Shannon Airport. Flights leave every hour throughout the week, and all planes travel directly.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Dublin, Ireland if I’m coming from London, United Kingdom?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Dublin, Ireland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Dublin from London restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Dublin, Ireland from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Dublin from London closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to London, United Kingdom from Dublin, Ireland due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Ireland is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to London from Dublin restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Dublin?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 20/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Dublin closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel between London and Dublin?

Travel London to Dublin by flight.

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

The fastest way to travel from London to Dublin is by flight, which requires on average 1 h 10 min   of travel time.

How many miles from London to Dublin would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 286 miles (461 km) from London to Dublin.

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Dublin?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Dublin:

  • Most travellers catch their flight from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Dublin Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Dublin?

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

  • Ryanair can get you to Dublin by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from London to Dublin for £140 on Omio.
Can I travel directly between London and Dublin?

Yes, there is a direct route available from London to Dublin:

  • You'll find direct flights with Ryanair, British Airways or BA Cityflyer.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Dublin?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Dublin often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Edinburgh, Paris or Belfast. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Dublin itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dublin and any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket between London and Dublin online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £140 one way.

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