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Journey Summary

London to Dublin Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
4 hours 22 minutes
Train Ticket Price: 60
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Dublin
Distance:462 km
Train Companies:Avanti West Coast, Arriva Trains Wales

Trains from London to Dublin: Journey Information

Those taking the train from London to Dublin will be able to purchase their train and ferry ticket in one go. Dublin, Ireland's capital, is known for its vibrant culture and literary references. Those visiting the city are advised to discover the city's historical sites such as the GPO and the book of Kells at Trinity College.

Which train providers go from London to Dublin?

Both Arriva and Virgin Trains operate services from London to Dublin.

How long is the journey by train from London to Dublin

The journey time from London to Dublin can range from 6 hours to 7 hours and 15 minutes. As most services require two changes, at Crewe and then Holyhead, where a ferry journey is required to reach Dublin. On Sundays, Virgin services are not available and the first Arriva service does not depart until 11:15 a.m.

How often are trains from London to Dublin?

On average, there are 4 services a day.

When are the first and last trains of the day from London to Dublin?

The first train from London to Dublin departs at 6:36 a.m, with the last London to Dublin train of the day departing at 11:30 p.m. Although Virgin Trains offer a few services during the weekdays, most services are run by Arriva trains, departing around once every three hours.

What facilities are provided on the train from London to Dublin?

On Virgin Trains wifi is available to purchase, seat reservation and bicycles are also allowed on the train. Arriva currently provide free wifi on their trains, seat reservation is available and bicycles can also be brought aboard, but it's best to check out their terms and conditions before booking. Both train companies have refreshments available for purchase onboard.

Where do trains depart from and arrive to?

Trains from London to Dublin depart from Euston station, which is located a short distance north of the city centre. Euston underground station serves the Northern and Victoria lines, meaning it is easily accessible from various areas of London, with a tube journey from the city centre at Charing Cross underground station taking no more than five minutes. Tube services run seven days a week until late in the evening. Bus services from the city centre to Euston station are also available, running every fifteen minutes and taking just over ten minutes to reach Euston.

Trains from London to Dublin are not direct, and a ferry journey from Holyhead to Dublin Port is required. Dublin port is just over three miles north-east of the city centre. Bus services from Dublin port to the central bus station leave regularly seven days a week, taking around fifteen minutes to reach the city centre. Taxi services are also available between the two destinations, with the average journey time being around eight minutes.

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Trains from London to Dublin
Travel by train 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
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between London and Dublin?

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

Is international entry into Dublin from London restricted?

International entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

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 required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 6/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from London to Dublin closer to your date of departure here.

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

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

Is my return train into London from Dublin restricted?

International entry is allowed for: 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 reentry:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 6/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Dublin closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap trains from London to Dublin?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between London and Dublin for the next 7 days starting from €62  one way.
How much does the train from London to Dublin cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Dublin train prices are on average €62  one way.
How many miles is it from London to Dublin by train?
The London to Dublin train distance is approximately 286 miles (461 km).
How many hours does it take from London to Dublin by train?
While the time it takes to travel 286 miles (461 km) to Dublin from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Dublin is on average 4 h 9 min.
Which train companies can get me from London to Dublin?
Take the London to Dublin train with Virgin Trains or Arriva Trains Wales. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between London and Dublin as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest train from London to Dublin? What time is the last train from London to Dublin?
The earliest train departing from London to Dublin leaves at 07: 24. The last train departing from London to Dublin leaves at 09: 40. You can find the latest London to Dublin train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between London and Dublin for the best deals?
You can find a train between London and Dublin to cost on average €62 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Dublin train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport. Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176