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How to Travel from London to Dublin

Flying is the easiest way to travel from London to Dublin, although there are also bus and train routes. If you choose to take a train journey, you can leave London in the morning and arrive in late afternoon. Flying is far quicker, with a journey time of only an hour between the two capital cities. The slowest form of transport will be buses, but this can work out cheapest if travelers book in advance. Most coaches and trains depart from a single location - either Euston or Victoria - while flights depart from all of London's major regional airports, including Gatwick, Stansted, and Heathrow.

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

London to Dublin Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€22

12:30 h

1 Week Ahead

Train

€60

7:55 h

2 Weeks Ahead

Flight

€34

1:15 h

2 Weeks Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from London to Dublin

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 London to Dublin

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 London to Dublin

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 London to Dublin

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from London to Dublin, 74,42% 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 London 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

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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 London to Dublin.
FAQs
Does Ireland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Dublin from London?

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

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Ireland?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Dublin from London?

Conditions of entry into Ireland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Dublin, Ireland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Ireland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 6/20/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Dublin from London.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Dublin, Ireland?

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

Is my journey back to London from Dublin restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Dublin?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 6/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Dublin closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Dublin from London?

Travel London to Dublin by flight.

What is the distance from London to Dublin?

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

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Dublin?

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Dublin Airport.
Who can get me from London to Dublin?

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

  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Dublin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair London to Dublin tickets on Omio for $9 (€7).
Can I find a direct route between London and Dublin?

Yes, there is a direct route available from London to Dublin:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair or British Airways.

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 between London and Dublin.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Dublin?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Dublin often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Edinburgh, Paris or Belfast. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Dublin itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dublin and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy London to Dublin tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Dublin, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average () one way.

But we recommend booking London to Dublin tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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

The fastest way to travel from London to Dublin is by flight, which requires on average 1 h 15 min  of travel time.

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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
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