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There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Southampton by plane, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Dublin to Southampton  •  3h 57m

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

$52 - $273

10 alternative options

Bus to Belfast City, fly to Southampton  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Southampton (SOU) BHD - SOU

$65 - $300

Fly Dublin to London City, train  •  5h 45m

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

$86 - $281

Fly Dublin to Bristol, train  •  6h 11m

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

$78 - $240

Fly Dublin to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 23m

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

$74 - $223

Fly Dublin to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR
  2. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$101 - $312

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  6h 15m

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

$68 - $236

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  10h 4m

  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

$216 - $326

Car ferry, train Arriva Trains Wales  •  12h 9m

  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

$178 - $272

Bus and ferry, train  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Southampton Central

$86 - $136

Car ferry, drive  •  8h 30m

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

$103 - $137

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Southampton is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Southampton is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 3h 57m.

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The distance between Dublin and Southampton is 427 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Southampton without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 10h 4m and costs 180€ - 290€.

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

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Flybe offers flights from Dublin Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 872+ hotels available in Southampton. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14m and costs 4€ - 11€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 266.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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

Flybe flies from Dublin to Southampton 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
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
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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 15m
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 Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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