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Overview: Train from London to Dublin

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
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Trains from London to Dublin cover the 286 miles (461 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

Train providers: Chiltern Railways trains London to Dublin

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Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train from London to Dublin: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

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    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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    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

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

    Can I enter Ireland from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

    All travellers in Ireland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask: Recommended

    The information above was last checked on 6/25/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Dublin as this information can change.

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dublin to London is: Fully open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Ireland?

    Reentry to United Kingdom 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?

    What are the entry requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

    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:

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

    Last verified on 7/1/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Dublin to London train here.

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Dublin via train to be approximately 286 miles (461 km).

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip from London to Dublin.
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    Public transport options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
    Metro: N/A
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    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Public transport options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transport options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transport options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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