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Travel Information from Dublin to London

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $51 (€42) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 286 miles (461 km) by flight between Dublin and London. Ryanair is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Dublin to London.

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How to Travel from Dublin to London

The distance between Dublin and London is 462 kilometers, including traversing the Irish Sea. Travelers have a number of transport options available to them. The quickest and most convenient method is by aeroplane; cost of flights can vary depending on season, operator and how far in advance tickets are booked. For those who don't like flying, it is also possible to get between the two cities by rail or coach (both of these trips include the ferry.) Land and sea travel can be cheaper and offers some beautiful views, but it will obviously take much longer.

Trains from Dublin to London | Buses from Dublin to London | Flights from Dublin to London

Dublin to London Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€22

12:30 h

1 Week Ahead

trains

€60

7:55 h

2 Weeks Ahead

flight

€34

1:15 h

2 Weeks Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Dublin to London?

Cheapest way to travel from Dublin to London

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from London to Dublin. Buses traveling from London to Dublin depart from London's Victoria coach station and take at least 12 and a half hours to arrive at Dublin Busáras station. Buses are an average of €12 cheaper than taking a flight and €38 cheaper than traveling from London to Dublin by train. 3 buses travel from London to Dublin every day, with the first departing London at 3:18 p.m. All buses that travel from London to Dublin are operated by National Express and involve a ferry journey between Holyhead and Rosslare.

Fastest way to travel from Dublin to London

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from London to Dublin. Even when traveling to and from London and Dublin's airports are taken into consideration, flying is still the fastest way to travel from London to Dublin by far. Taking a flight is approximately 4 hours faster than taking the train and 8 and half hours faster than taking the bus. Flights traveling from London to Dublin depart from one of London's 6 airports and arrive at Dublin airport after 1:15 h of flight time. Airlines that travel directly from London to Dublin include RyanAir, CityJet, Air France, British Airways, and Aer Lingus.

Most popular way to travel from Dublin to London

Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from London to Dublin. While it may be cheaper to take the bus when booking last minute, travelers who plan ahead will find that taking a budget flight is both the cheapest and fastest way to travel from London to Dublin. Even when traveling to and from London and Dublin's airports is taken into consideration of total travel time, taking a flight is still the best option for people traveling from London to Dublin.

How to get from Dublin to London

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Dublin to London, 87,76% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Dublin to London, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Dublin, Ireland?

Travel from Dublin, Ireland to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into London from Dublin restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to London, United Kingdom from Dublin?

  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 1/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to London from Dublin closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Dublin, Ireland from London, United Kingdom due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Dublin, Ireland from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Ireland from United Kingdom?

Entry into Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Ireland from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Ireland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Ireland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Ireland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Dublin, Ireland was last verified on 1/13/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Dublin from London.

How do I reach London from Dublin?

Travel Dublin to London by flight.

What is the fastest way from Dublin to London?

The fastest way to travel to London from Dublin is by flight, which requires on average 1 h 10 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Dublin to London?

The distance from Dublin to London is approximately 286 miles (461 km).

When traveling to London from Dublin, where do I depart from Dublin and where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Dublin Airport and tend to arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

Which travel operators can get me to London from Dublin?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Dublin and London:

  • You can travel to London from Dublin by flight with Ryanair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $51 (€42) with Ryanair from Dublin to London.

Is there a direct service between Dublin and London?

Yes, there is a direct service from Dublin to London:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair.

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 journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Dublin to London?

Looking to extend your trip from Dublin to London? Many Omio customers who go from Dublin to London usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Dublin to London online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Dublin to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $51 (€42) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Dublin to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.