Trains from London to Dublin

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1 train from$ 69
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3 trains from$ 70
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1 train from$ 70

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Fri
Mar 22
$ 69Virgin Trains
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$ 137Stobart Air
Sat
Mar 23
$ 70Arriva Trains Wales
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$ 103Stobart Air
Sun
Mar 24
$ 69Arriva Trains Wales
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$ 92Ryanair
Mon
Mar 25
$ 62Virgin Trains
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 33Ryanair
Tue
Mar 26
$ 62Virgin Trains
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$ 21Ryanair
Wed
Mar 27
$ 62Virgin Trains
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$ 21Ryanair
Thu
Mar 28
$ 62Virgin Trains
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 21Ryanair
Fri
Mar 29
$ 70Virgin Trains
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 62Stobart Air
Sat
Mar 30
$ 69Virgin Trains
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 25Ryanair
Sun
Mar 31
$ 69Arriva Trains Wales
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 20Ryanair
Mon
Apr 1
$ 62Arriva Trains Wales
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 25Ryanair
Tue
Apr 2
$ 62Virgin Trains
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$ 14Ryanair
Wed
Apr 3
$ 62Virgin Trains
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 14Ryanair
Thu
Apr 4
$ 69Virgin Trains
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 14Ryanair
Fri
Apr 5
$ 62Virgin Trains
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 33Ryanair
Sat
Apr 6
$ 69Virgin Trains
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$ 14Ryanair
Sun
Apr 7
$ 70Virgin Trains
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 14Ryanair
Mon
Apr 8
$ 70Virgin Trains
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$ 14Ryanair
Tue
Apr 9
$ 62Virgin Trains
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$ 14Ryanair
Wed
Apr 10
$ 70Virgin Trains
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 14Ryanair
Thu
Apr 11
$ 62Virgin Trains
$ 64Eurolines Switzerland
$ 14Ryanair
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Journey Summary

London to Dublin Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
10 hours 37 minutes
Train Ticket Price:$ 66
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Dublin
Distance:462 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, Arriva Trains Wales

Quick Guide: Trains from London to Dublin

Average Price: €60
Trains per day: 4
Transfers: Holyhead
Average Time: 9:58 h
Fastest Route: 7:55 h
Slowest Route: 11:58 h


Trains from London to Dublin

Trains in the UK are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. The first trains from London to Dublin depart at 6:36 a.m., with the last service of the day departing at 11:30 p.m. Although Virgin Trains offer a few services during the weekdays, most services are run by Arriva trains, departing around once every three hours. Most trains also require two transfers, at Crewe and then Holyhead, where a ferry journey is required to reach Dublin. On Sundays, Virgin trains are not available and the first Arriva train does not depart until 11:15 a.m.

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London to Dublin Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from London to Dublin when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€64

1 Day in Advance

€64

1 Week in Advance

€62

2 Weeks in Advance

€63

1 Month in Advance

€54

3 Months in Advance

€63

London to Dublin Trains: General Information


While it may be cheaper to book a bus ticket from London to Dublin, the train offers a more comfortable alternative.


  • autobus All London to Dublin trains are run by either Virgin Trains or Arriva.
  • autobus All London to Dublin trains require a transfer at Holyhead, depart from London Euston station and arrive at Dublin Port.
  • autobus Journey Time: The London to Dublin train journey takes at least 7 hours and 55 minutes to arrive in Dublin.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to Dublin train tickets 1 day ahead of time of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on London to Dublin trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 3% cheaper to book a train ticket a week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • London to Dublin train costs are 16% cheaper when booked a month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from London

Trains from London to Dublin depart from Euston station, which is located a short distance north of the city center. Euston underground station serves the Northern and Victoria lines, meaning it is easily accessible from various areas of London, with a tube journey from the city center at Charing Cross underground station taking no more than five minutes. Tube services run seven days a week until late in the evening. Bus services from the city center to Euston station are also available, running every fifteen minutes and taking just over ten minutes to reach Euston.

Getting into Dublin by Train

Dublin is a city with a rich literary and cultural history. As well as being the birthplace of famous authors Samuel Beckett and Oscar Wilde, the city has a tradition of celebrating innovative art and is home to the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Trains from London to Dublin are not direct, and a ferry journey from Holyhead to Dublin Port is required. Dublin port is just over three miles north-east of the city center. Bus services from Dublin port to the central bus station leave regularly seven days a week, taking around fifteen minutes. Taxi services are also available between the two destinations, with the average journey time being around eight minutes.

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Best fares for trains from London to Dublin

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Sat, Mar 23
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Arriva Trains Wales
19:0710h 48m05:55
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Wed, Mar 27
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Virgin Trains
12:106h 50m19:00
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Tue, Apr 9
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Virgin Trains
11:106h 50m18:00
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Sun, Mar 31
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Arriva Trains Wales
10:147h 46m18:00
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train 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.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Where is the train 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.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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