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There are 10 ways to get from Brighton to Ireland by plane, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly London Gatwick to Dublin  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dublin (DUB) LGW - DUB

$41 - $176

9 alternative options

Train to London City, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dublin (DUB) LCY - DUB

$82 - $276

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dublin (DUB) LHR - DUB

$105 - $302

Train to Southampton, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dublin (DUB) SOU - DUB

$84 - $323

Fly London Gatwick to Cork  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Cork (ORK) LGW - ORK

$53 - $279

Fly London Gatwick to Shannon  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Shannon (SNN) LGW - SNN

$47 - $260

Train to London Stansted, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dublin (DUB) STN - DUB

$79 - $217

Train, train to Southend, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Dublin (DUB) SEN - DUB

$76 - $316

Train, bus and ferry  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$94 - $184

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$111 - $148

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Ireland is to fly which costs £30 - £140 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Ireland is to fly which costs £30 - £140 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Ireland is 365 miles.

The best way to get from Brighton to Ireland without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 12 h 24 min and costs £70 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Brighton to Ireland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs £9 - £25.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 364.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Ireland?

Aer Lingus and Ryanair fly from Brighton to Swords hourly.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London City to Dublin via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
Thameslink
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Greater Anglia
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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