|Distance||286 miles (461 km)|
|Coach companies||Eurolines Switzerland or National Express|
Coaches from London to Dublin cover the 286 miles (461 km) long journey with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland or National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Dublin, Merrion Square.
You can travel by coach between London and Dublin with National Express. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from London to Dublin, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Buses from London to Dublin run twice daily, with both buses operated by National Express. London to Dublin buses run every day, including weekends. The first bus is direct and leaves at about 3:45 p.m. The second leaves at about 6:00 p.m. and there is one change on this service. The travel time is either 12 hours and 14 hours depending if you must make a change or not, and includes a ferry journey from Liverpool across the Irish Sea. Buses run at the same time every day including on weekends and there is no difference in price according to which day it is.
All London to Dublin buses are operated by National Express.
The average journey time for most trains travelling from London to Dublin varies from 12-14 hours depending the number of transfers, time of day, and time of week passengers are travelling.
The first London to Dublin bus departs at 3:45 p.m. while the second leaves London at 6:00 p.m.
Buses from London to Dublin depart from either London's Victoria Coach Station or Sutton Rail Station. Both stations are connected to London's city centre via local transport including buses, taxis, the London underground and connecting trains. All London to Dublin buses arrive at Dublin Busáras (Central Bus Station). Dublin Busáras is located very close to Dublin's Connolly Railway Station which provides connections to the rest of the city.
London Victoria coach station in central London is the main departure point for buses from London to Dublin. The coach station is just a few hundred metres away from London Victoria National Rail station as well as its accompanying tube station. Underground trains on the Victoria, Circle, and District lines all pass through the station, whilst services above ground journey to Victoria from South London and further afield, including from Gatwick Airport. The bus station at London Victoria is also an important hub for the local buses, which include night buses that form part of a 24-hour service. London also has no shortage of taxis that can take passengers to the bus station.
Ireland's bustling capital city of Dublin has pubs and bars on every corner. A visit to one of these will introduce the visitor to Ireland's famous friendly welcome. Dublin Castle is one of the city's most well-known landmarks and has played an important part in the city's often turbulent history.
Buses from London to Dublin arrive at Busáras, the primary hub for intercity and regional buses in the city. The bus station is also just 200 metres away from Dublin Connolly Railway Station which provides services to the North, North West and South East. Both the bus and train stations are centrally located in the city, with many of the main places of interest nearby. Dublin Bus runs a night bus service, however finding a taxi is also not a problem given that there are more than 12,000 licensed cabs in the city.
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland by coach is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Ireland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach from London to Dublin as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return coach to London, United Kingdom from Dublin is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to London from Dublin closer to your date of departure here.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from London Victoria to Dublin, Merrion Square.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival coach station in Dublin, called Dublin, Merrion Square, is located around 0.4 miles (703 m) away from its city centre.
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