How to travel from Edinburgh to Dublin

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from Edinburgh to Dublin

You can get from Edinburgh to Dublin by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Edinburgh to Dublin on Dec 08 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Dublin from Edinburgh

distanceDistance218 miles (351 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $61
fastestFastest modeFlight • $61 (€58) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 218 miles (351 km) between Edinburgh and Dublin. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Edinburgh to Dublin.

How to get from Edinburgh to Dublin

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Edinburgh to Dublin, 75,82% 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 Edinburgh to Dublin, 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Dublin

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Edinburgh to Dublin.
FAQs

Travel from Edinburgh, United Kingdom to Dublin, Ireland is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Dublin from Edinburgh restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Dublin, Ireland from Edinburgh?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

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

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Edinburgh to Dublin closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Ireland is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Edinburgh, United Kingdom was last verified on 11/6/22. 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 Edinburgh from Dublin.

You can travel from Edinburgh to Dublin 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Dublin from Edinburgh is by taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Dublin:

Taking a bus is about $48 (€46) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $61 (€58) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $3 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $16 (€15) for this trip.

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Dublin is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Dublin that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance is approximately 218 miles (351 km) from Edinburgh to Dublin.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Edinburgh to Dublin:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Dublin, Dublin Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Dublin Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Dublin, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Ryanair can get you to Dublin by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Edinburgh to Dublin for $61 (€58) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Dublin with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with Ryanair, Aer Lingus or European Air Express.

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

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost $13 (€12) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $61 (€58) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $16 (€15) one way.

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

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