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The cheapest trains from London to Dublin

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Cheapest

67

Average

67

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Dublin will cost around € 67 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 67.

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09:10AMLondon Euston3h39 12:49PMHolyhead
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671One-way

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Oct 21
63Avanti West Coast
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Oct 22
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Oct 23
63Avanti West Coast
164Ryanair
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Oct 24
63Arriva Trains Wales
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Oct 25
63Avanti West Coast
176BA Cityflyer
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Oct 26
63Avanti West Coast
137British Airways
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Oct 27
63Avanti West Coast
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Oct 28
63Avanti West Coast
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Oct 29
63Avanti West Coast
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Nov 5
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Nov 6
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Nov 7
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The fastest trains from London to Dublin

Showing times and prices for Oct 21

Fastest Journey

3 h 39 m

Average

3 h 39 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

462 km

Of the 1 trains that leave London for Dublin every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 462 km distance in an average of 3 h 39 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 39 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 39 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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09:10AMLondon Euston3h39 12:49PMHolyhead
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Train Information to Dublin from London

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price€63 (€63)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast or Arriva Trains Wales

Trains from London to Dublin cover the 286 miles (461 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 39 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Arriva Trains Wales. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around €63, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €63.

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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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from London, United Kingdom to Dublin, Ireland?

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

Can I enter Ireland from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

All travellers in Ireland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/15/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Dublin from London as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Dublin, Ireland?

Return travel from Ireland to United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Dublin?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 10/19/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Dublin.

How much does a cheap train between London and Dublin cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from London to Dublin for the next 7 days starting from €63  one way.
How much does the train from London to Dublin cost on average?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Dublin train price to come in at an average of €63  one way.
What is the distance to Dublin from London via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Dublin via train to be approximately 286 miles (461 km).
How long is the train to Dublin from London?
The London to Dublin train duration is on average 3 h 39 min, which is to be expected when travelling 286 miles (461 km) between London and Dublin. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train companies can get me from London to Dublin?
If you're looking for trains from London to Dublin, you can rely on Avanti West Coast or Arriva Trains Wales to get you to Dublin. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Dublin trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I book a direct train from London to Dublin?
If you’re looking for a direct train from London to Dublin, consider travelling with Avanti West Coast. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
When does the first train depart from London to Dublin? When does the last train depart from London to Dublin?
If you prefer early morning trains from London to Dublin, the first train leaves at 07: 40. If you prefer late night trains from London to Dublin, the last train of the day leaves at 09: 10. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Dublin schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I purchase London to Dublin train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket to Dublin from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average €63 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from London to Dublin are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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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