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Bus Information between London and Dublin

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesEurolines Switzerland or National Express

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

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National Express buses between London and Dublin

Find the best route from London to Dublin with Omio's bus partners National Express! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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 from London to Dublin, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets between London and Dublin due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    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.

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

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

    Is international entry into Dublin from London restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • 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?

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from London to Dublin closer to your date of departure here

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Dublin, Ireland to London, United Kingdom?

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

    Is my return bus into London from Dublin restricted?

    International entry 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?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

    Last checked on 9/22/21. 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.

    How far is it from London to Dublin by bus?
    The distance to Dublin from London by bus is approximately 286 miles (461 km).
    When traveling by bus from London to Dublin, which bus station in London do I depart from and which bus station in Dublin do I arrive in?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Dublin, Merrion Square.

    Where do I find the London bus station to Dublin? Where is the Dublin bus station?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Dublin, Merrion Square, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

    Which bus providers can get me from London to Dublin?
    For the best London to Dublin bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurolines Switzerland or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services from London to Dublin to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    Dublin
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    Amenities
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the bus 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