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Overview: Bus from London to Dublin

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesInfobus or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from London to Dublin cover the 286 miles (461 km) long route with our travel partners like Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Dublin, Dublin Airport.

Bus providers: National Express from London to Dublin

Travel on National Express buses between London and Dublin at great prices. Omio finds you bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between London and Dublin, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Buses from London to Dublin

    Bus services from London to Dublin make it easy and cost effective to reach the Irish capital. Eurolines offers a single direct connection every day of the week, which leaves London Victoria in the early evening. Buses travel overnight, arriving in Dublin 12 hours after departure.

    Which bus companies travel from London to Dublin?

    Travellers only have one bus operator to choose from when catching buses from London to Dublin. Eurolines is the sole carrier on the route, and offers daily direct connections from London Victoria.

    How long is the bus from London to Dublin?

    Travellers can expect a reasonably long bus journey from London to Dublin, Journeys will take 12 hours to the Port of Dublin, and 12 hours 30 minutes to Busaras in the centre of town. No changes are needed along the way, but a ferry journey across the Irish Sea will be required, and that usually departs from Holyhead.

    How many buses are there from London to Dublin?

    There is a single direct bus between London Victoria and Dublin every day of the week. Buses leave in the evening and travel during the night, arriving in Dublin just before breakfast.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from London to Dublin?

    Departure Station: All buses from London to Dublin will depart from the same place: London Victoria bus Station. London's biggest international and inter-city bus hub, the bus Station is easily accessible from every neighbourhood in the capital. Travellers can take suburban trains to Victoria, local buses, or express buses from London's airports. But the best way to get to bus departures is via the London Underground. The District, Circle, and Victoria Lines all stop at nearby Victoria. From there, it's a 10 minute walk to the bus terminal.

    Arrival Station: Buses from London to Dublin stop at a couple of places, and they are some distance apart. Firstly, passengers can alight at the Port of Dublin. Around 3 miles east of the city center, the Port stop is handy for those taking onward ferries or visiting eastern suburbs. However, those heading to central Dublin should stay on the bus and alight at Busaras. Busaras is located at the heart of the city, and is near the train station as well, allowing travellers to transfer to other Irish destinations with ease.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Dublin from London

    Travel Tips: Take the bus 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 by bus between London, United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland is: Unrestricted.

    Is international entry into Dublin from London restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

    The above information was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between London and Dublin closer to your date of departure here

    The restriction level for your return bus to London, United Kingdom from Dublin is: Unrestricted.

    Is my return bus into London from Dublin restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Dublin?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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:

    • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    Last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to London from Dublin closer to your date of departure here here.

    The distance between London and Dublin by bus is approximately 286 miles (461 km).

    Omio customers book a bus from London Victoria   to Dublin, Dublin Airport   most frequently for this route.

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of London. The most popular arrival bus station in Dublin, called Dublin, Dublin Airport, is located around 9.1 miles (14.7 km) away from its city center.

    For the route from London to Dublin you can take a bus with Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from London to Dublin on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

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