There are 11 ways to get from Dartford to Dublin by plane, train, bus, car ferry, 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.

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Fly from London City  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dublin (DUB) LCY - DUB

58€ - 226€

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  15h 47m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

21€ - 25€

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Dartford to London Charing Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dublin (DUB) LHR - DUB

55€ - 250€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from Dartford to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dublin (DUB) LGW - DUB

43€ - 322€

Train, line 149 bus to London Stansted, fly  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Dartford to London Bridge
  2. Take the line 149 bus from London Bridge Bus Station to Liverpool Street Station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dublin (DUB) STN - DUB

46€ - 213€

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dublin (DUB) LTN - DUB

49€ - 215€

Train to Southend, fly  •  5h 27m

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

43€ - 243€

Train, car ferry  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

154€ - 440€

Train, car ferry via Chester  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

154€ - 463€

Train, car ferry via Liverpool  •  16h 11m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin

130€ - 301€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 25m

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

92€ - 122€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Dublin is to bus and ferry which costs £17 - £22 and takes 15h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to Dublin is to fly which costs £50 - £200 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartford to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Dartford, Home Gardens and arriving at Dublin via Bexleyheath Clocktower, New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 47m.

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The distance between Dartford and Dublin is 486 km.

The best way to get from Dartford to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 9h 29m and costs £130 - £380.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Dartford to Dublin, including transfers.

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Dartford to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria station.

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

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Dartford to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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

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Map of how to get from Dartford to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 485.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 7m

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

British Airways and Aer Lingus fly from Dartford to Dublin every 2 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a vehicle from Dartford to Dublin once daily. Tickets cost 15€ - 19€ and the journey takes 12h 30m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Flights from London City to Dublin via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 280€
Flights from London Stansted to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
15€ - 160€
Flights from London Luton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 210€
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 150€
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dartford to London Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Dartford to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 22€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
8€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 22€
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
9€ - 11€
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
14€ - 18€
Train from London Bridge to Luton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
18€ - 22€
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
110€ - 150€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
290€ - 390€
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
75€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
200€ - 270€
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
95€ - 130€
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Bus Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
Transport for London
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 London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
41€
Small Car
139€
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Website
P&O Ferries
Passenger & Car Saver
117€
Passenger & Car Flexi
175€
Overnight Cabin
47€

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