There are 13 ways to get from Canterbury to Dublin by train, plane, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

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

Recommended option

Train to London City, fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dublin (DUB) LCY - DUB

$90 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$38 - $53

11 alternative options

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dublin (DUB) LHR - DUB

$113 - $316

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dublin (DUB) LGW - DUB

$78 - $222

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dublin (DUB) STN - DUB

$87 - $231

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dublin (DUB) LTN - DUB

$77 - $246

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  5 h 41 min

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

$138 - $472

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB

$117 - $302

Train, train to Southampton, fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dublin (DUB) SOU - DUB

$111 - $326

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$224 - $332

Train, car ferry via Chester  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$209 - $347

Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd
  4. Take the bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) X4 / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$83 - $103

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 6 min

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

$113 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £28 - £40 and takes 15 h 42 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Dublin is to train and fly which costs £65 - £220 and takes 4 h 50 min.

More details

The distance between Canterbury and Dublin is 342 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Canterbury to Dublin, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Dublin via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 42 min.

More details

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Dublin, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Canterbury to Dublin. However, you can take the train to Stratford International, take the walk to Stratford International DLR Station, take the train to London City Airport DLR Station, take the walk to London City airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, then take the bus to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take the train to St Pancras International, take the walk to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, take the Tube to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, take the walk to London Paddington, take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, then take the bus to Dublin.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London City to Dublin via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from London Stansted to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Dublin via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Greater Anglia
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$118
Passenger
$41

Want to know more about travelling around Ireland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.