There are 10 ways to get from Carlow to London by bus, plane, train, bus and ferry, car 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.

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Bus to Dublin, fly to London City  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlow, Carlow Coach Park to Red Cow LUAS
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London City (LCY) DUB - LCY

$72 - $249

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Bus to Dublin, fly to London Luton, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlow, Carlow Coach Park to Red Cow LUAS
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN) DUB - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$51 - $208

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Bus to Dublin, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlow, Carlow Coach Park to Red Cow LUAS
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR

$91 - $274

Bus to Dublin, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlow, Carlow Coach Park to Red Cow LUAS
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUB - LGW

$59 - $204

Bus to Dublin, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlow, Carlow Coach Park to Red Cow LUAS
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Stansted (STN) DUB - STN

$66 - $190

Bus to Dublin, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlow, Carlow Coach Park to Red Cow LUAS
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southend (SEN) DUB - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$102 - $360

Bus, bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to London Luton, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlow, Carlow Coach Park to Red Cow LUAS
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  3. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Luton (LTN) BFS - LTN
  4. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$81 - $200

Train, bus and ferry  •  13 h 9 min

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

$107 - $167

Bus, car ferry, train  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlow, Barrack Street Carlow to Wexford, Wexford Station 376
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  4. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

$184 - $293

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Carlow to Dublin
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Drive from Holyhead to London

$111 - $151

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The cheapest way to get from Carlow to London is to bus and fly and train which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlow to London is to bus and fly which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Carlow and London is 487 km.

The best way to get from Carlow to London without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 13 h 9 min and costs 90€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Carlow to London, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Aer Lingus, KLM, British Airways and CityJet offer flights from Dublin Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 8397+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlow to London.
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  • Distance: 304.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Carlow, Ireland and London, England?

There is no direct connection from Carlow to London. However, you can take the bus to Red Cow LUAS, take the bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to London City, take the walk to London City Airport DLR Station, then take the train to London. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Red Cow LUAS, take the bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to London Heathrow, take the walk to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, then take the train to London.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 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 Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
25 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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Carlow, Carlow Coach Park to Red Cow LUAS
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
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 Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Wexford Bus
Website
wexfordbus.com
Bus from Carlow, Barrack Street Carlow to Wexford, Wexford Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
wexfordbus.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$47
Small Car
$157
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
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
$117
Passenger
$41

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