How to travel from Dublin to London

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from Dublin to London

How to get from Dublin to London by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Dublin to London is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Expressway Eurolines
08:15PM11h45
Dublin
08:00AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
721One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Expressway Eurolines
08:15PM11h45
Dublin
08:00AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
721One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Aer Lingus
07:00PM1h20
Dublin Airport (DUB)
08:20PMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
3151One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Stena Line
08:15AM10h20
Dublin
06:35PMLondon Euston (EUS)
1691One-way
1 transfer
Stena Line
08:15AM9h20
Dublin
05:35PMLondon Euston (EUS)
1691One-way
2 transfers
Stena Line
02:15AM9h55
Dublin
12:10PMLondon Euston (EUS)
1641One-way
3 transfers
Expressway
08:00PM12h00
Dublin, Busáras
08:00AMLondon
721One-way
0 transfers
Expressway Eurolines
08:00PM12h00
Dublin, Busáras
08:00AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
721One-way
0 transfers
Aer Lingus
08:15PM1h20
Dublin Airport (DUB)
09:35PMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
3421One-way
0 transfers
Aer Lingus
11:15AM1h25
Dublin Airport (DUB)
12:40PMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
3741One-way
0 transfers
Aer Lingus
12:00PM1h25
Dublin Airport (DUB)
01:25PMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
3741One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Dublin and London

distanceDistance461 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range- €39
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • €30 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €30 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEuropean Sleeper or Ryanair

Take a coach or flight to travel 461 km from Dublin to London. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are European Sleeper or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, ferry, flight or train from Dublin to London.

General Information about the journey 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.

Buses from Dublin to London

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.

Trains from Dublin to London

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.

Flights from Dublin to London

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.

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British Airways, Ryanair and SWISS will get you from Dublin to London at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travellers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travellers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.

    FAQs: Travel from Dublin to London

    FAQs: Travel to London 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 Dublin to London.
    FAQs

    You can get between Dublin and London 2 different ways: coach or flight.

    The cheapest way to get from Dublin to London is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of €30 compared to other travel options to London:

    A flight is €9 less than a coach with an average ticket price of €39 from Dublin to London.

    A flight is less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Dublin to London costing on average.

    Taking a flight costs less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of.

    The quickest way to travel between Dublin and London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Getting to London by coach takes 11 h 45 min on average.

    The distance between Dublin and London is around 461 km.

    The average frequency per day from Dublin to London is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to London from Dublin as scheduled services by coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dublin to London:

      • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Dublin to London depart from Dublin, Airport (T2 Arrivals Road - Zone 20) to London, Victoria Coach Station.
      • Most travellers catch their flight from Dublin Airport and arrive in London Gatwick Airport.
      • Most travellers take a train from Dublin Connolly to London Waterloo.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Dublin to London:

      • You can go to London from Dublin by coach with European Sleeper, Expressway Eurolines or Expressway. You'll see cheap coach tickets for €39 with Expressway Eurolines from Dublin to London on Omio.
      • You can travel between Dublin and London by flight with Ryanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), easyJet, SWISS, KLM Cityhopper, Eurowings or Lufthansa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €30 with British Airways from Dublin to London.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Dublin to London with the following travel companies:

      • You can take a direct coach with Expressway Eurolines or Expressway.
      • You can take a direct ferry with.
      • You can travel directly by plane with Aer Lingus, British Airways or Cityflyer (British Airways 2).
      • You can take a direct train with.

      Direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Dublin to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dublin and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

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