There are 9 ways to get from Dublin to Southampton by 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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Fly Dublin to Southampton  •  3 h 49 min

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

$56 - $273

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Train to Belfast City, fly to Southampton  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Southampton (SOU) BHD - SOU

$92 - $336

Fly Dublin to London City, train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$90 - $281

Fly Dublin to Bristol, train  •  6 h 4 min

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

$80 - $238

Fly Dublin to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 20 min

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

$78 - $223

Fly Dublin to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 6 min

  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

$105 - $313

Bus and ferry, train  •  12 h 39 min

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

$86 - $136

Train, carferry  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  4. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central

$179 - $277

Carferry, drive  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Southampton

$104 - $137

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Southampton is 427 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Southampton without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 12 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min 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 1 h 20 min.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Dublin Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 741+ hotels available in Southampton. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 702 bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 266.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

Flybe and Aer Lingus fly from Dublin to Southampton 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Cardiff Central to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
2 h 36 min
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
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
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 and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.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
$46
Small Car
$156
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$116
Passenger
$41

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