You can get from Dublin to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Dublin to London on Dec 04 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Available travel modes||Coach, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||€2 - €12|
|Fastest mode||Flight • €12 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Ryanair|
Take a coach, ferry, flight or train to travel 461 km from Dublin to London. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Dublin to London.
Dublin lies across the Irish Sea, 465 kilometres from London. Passengers to London can fly from Dublin Airport to any of five airports in the southeast of England. The ferry leaves Dublin Port for both Liverpool and Holyhead. Coach and rail connections are available to passengers from these destinations. The quickest way to travel is by plane, with a flying time of up to one and a half hours. The bus journey takes up to twelve hours including the ferry crossing and motoring time.
Bus journeys from Dublin to London begin at Busaras on Store Street Dublin and arrive at London Victoria coach station. Most of the journeys begin in the evening, with four coaches leaving Busaras between 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. for Dublin Port. The Stena ferry crosses to Holyhead in three hours. From there, travel is by National Express or Megabus coach to London Victoria. The P&O ferry crossing to Liverpool takes about eight hours. Up to nine National Express coaches leave Liverpool bus station for London daily.
Passengers travelling by train from Dublin to London make the journey to Dublin Port and board a train on arrival at Holyhead or Liverpool. Four trains leave Holyhead daily, two before 9:00 a.m. and two between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. All trains arrive at London Euston. Virgin runs the majority of trains and the journey takes between eight and nine hours. The Arriva route involves three changes and takes about eleven hours. Several trains leave Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central for London Euston daily.
Over fifty planes leave Dublin Airport for London daily, with at least two flights per hour. The main destinations are Heathrow and Gatwick airports, with flights to Luton, Stansted and London City airports also available. Providers include Aer Lingus, Ryanair, British Airways and Cityjet. All of these flights are direct and the arrival destinations have frequent and efficient transport links to the centre of London. Flying time is between one and one and a half hours.
International travel from Dublin, Ireland to London, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.
Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey between Dublin and London.
The restriction level for your return to Dublin, Ireland from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Ireland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Conditions of reentry into Ireland:
You should observe these safety measures in Ireland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Ireland was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dublin from London closer to your date of departure here.
You can travel between Dublin and London 4 different ways: coach, ferry, flight or train.
A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Dublin to London, which costs on average €2.
This is compared to other ways of getting to London:
A train is generally €6 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average €8 from Dublin to London.
A train is €10 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Dublin to London costing on average €12.
The quickest way to travel from Dublin to London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
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The Dublin to London distance is approximately 461 km.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dublin to London:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Dublin to London with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.
Before travelling from Dublin to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Dublin to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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