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There are 13 ways to get from Dublin to Port of Southampton by plane, train, subway, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Southampton

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southampton (SOU)

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Fly to London Gatwick, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central

Fly to Bristol, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS)
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

Fly to London City, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London City (LCY)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

Fly to London Heathrow, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  2. Take the train from Woking to Southampton Central

Fly to London Luton, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN)
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

Fly to London Stansted, subway, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Stansted (STN)
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Hale station to Green Park station
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

Fly to Birmingham, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX)
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Southampton Central

Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

Car ferry, train via Newport

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central

Car ferry, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  4. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade

Car ferry, train via Wolverhampton

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Southampton Central

Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Port of Southampton

Dublin to Port of Southampton by car ferry, walk, train and subway

The journey time between Dublin and Port of Southampton is around 10h 6m and covers a distance of around 414 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 23m. Operated by Irish Ferries, Stena Line, Avanti West Coast and others, the Dublin to Port of Southampton service departs from Dublin and arrives in Southampton Central. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Services
10h 6m Average Duration
£160 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Port of Southampton is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Port of Southampton is to car ferry and bus which costs €60 - €80 and takes 17h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Port of Southampton is to fly which costs €85 - €380 and takes 3h 57m.

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It is approximately 267 miles to get from Dublin to Port of Southampton.

The best way to get from Dublin to Port of Southampton without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 10h 6m and costs €190 - €550.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Dublin to Port of Southampton, including transfers.

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

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British Airways, Eastern Airways, Aer Lingus and Loganair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 224+ hotels available in Port of Southampton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs €7 - €10.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Port of Southampton.
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  • Distance: 267.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Port of Southampton, England?

British Airways, Eastern Airways and two other airlines fly from Dublin to Port of Southampton twice daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £700
Flights from Dublin to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £460
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £330
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £410
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £410
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £340
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£10 - £140
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£15 - £260
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £250
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£9 - £180
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£9 - £140
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £330
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £410
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £340
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £230
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £650
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£16 - £190
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £90
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £70
Train from Woking to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £50
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£24 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £50
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £15
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tottenham Hale station to Green Park station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£65 - £80
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £190
Train from Wolverhampton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £210
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £30
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £30
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 from Bangor, Gwynedd to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £31
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£28 - £31

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