How to get to Dublin from London

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from London to Dublin

How to get to Dublin from London by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from London to Dublin is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

British Airways
07:051h25
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
08:30Dublin Airport (DUB)
£641One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Expressway Eurolines
18:0012h15
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:15Dublin
£531One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Aer Lingus
19:401h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
20:50Dublin Airport (DUB)
£841One-way
0 changes
Other options
Expressway Eurolines
18:0012h30
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:30Dublin, Busáras
£531One-way
0 changes
Expressway
18:0012h30
London
06:30Dublin, Busáras
£531One-way
0 changes
Aer Lingus
07:401h20
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:00Dublin Airport (DUB)
£841One-way
0 changes
Aer Lingus
16:501h25
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
18:15Dublin Airport (DUB)
£841One-way
0 changes
Aer Lingus
18:101h25
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
19:35Dublin Airport (DUB)
£841One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information between London and Dublin

distanceDistance286 miles
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£35 - £48
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £35 • 12 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £48 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEuropean Sleeper or Ryanair

Travel 286 miles by flight or coach from London to Dublin. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are European Sleeper or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or 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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Find the best journey to Dublin from London with Omio's travel partners British Airways, Ryanair and Eurowings! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

    FAQs: London to Dublin

    FAQs: Travel to Dublin 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 London to Dublin.
    FAQs

    There are 2 ways to get from London to Dublin: flight or coach.

    The cheapest way to get from London to Dublin is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £35 compared to other travel options to Dublin:

    A coach is £13 less than a flight with an average ticket price of £48 from London to Dublin.

    The quickest way to travel between London and Dublin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Coach takes 12 h 15 min on average.

    Dublin is approximately 286 miles away from London.

    The average frequency per day from London to Dublin is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between London and Dublin as scheduled services by flight or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

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

      • Most travellers board their coach from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Dublin, Airport (Terminal 1 - Zone 2).
      • Most travellers catch their flight from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Dublin Airport.

      The following travel companies offer services from London to Dublin:

      • Travel with European Sleeper, Expressway Eurolines or Expressway to go to Dublin by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Expressway Eurolines London to Dublin tickets on Omio for £35.
      • Ryanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), easyJet, Air France, Eurowings, KLM or Lufthansa can get you to Dublin by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from London to Dublin for £48 on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from London to Dublin with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find direct coaches with.
      • You'll find direct flights with Aer Lingus, British Airways or Cityflyer (British Airways 2).

      Direct services to Dublin tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Looking to extend your trip from London to Dublin? Many Omio customers who go from London to Dublin usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Belfast, Galway, Cork or Paris. If you're looking to explore Belfast, Galway, Cork or Paris from Dublin, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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