You can get from Dublin to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Dublin to London on Mar 22 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||€2 - €94|
|Fastest mode||Flight • €94 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Ryanair|
Travel 461 km by coach, flight or train to London from Dublin. The most popular travel providers which serve this route 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.
Travel from Dublin, Ireland to London, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland.
The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 2/21/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Dublin to London closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Dublin, Ireland from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.
Reentering Ireland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
All travellers returning to Ireland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 2/21/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Dublin from London here.
You can travel between Dublin and London 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Dublin to London. Tickets for a train cost on average €2.
This is compared to other travel options to London:
A train journey is usually €6 less than a journey to London by coach, which costs on average €8 for the same trip.
A train journey is usually €92 less than a journey to London by plane, which costs on average €94 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to London from Dublin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:
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The distance from Dublin to London 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 route.
When planning your trip to London from Dublin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to London from Dublin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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