There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dublin by plane, train, 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  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dublin (DUB) LGW - DUB

$29 - $152

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  10 h

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$204 - $303

Train, car ferry via Chester  •  10 h 10 min

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

$187 - $333

Train, bus and ferry  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$44 - $70

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$106 - $141

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dublin is to train and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £55 and takes 13 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dublin is to fly which costs £22 - £120 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Dublin is 300 miles.

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 10 h and costs £150 - £240.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dublin, including transfers.

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

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Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1213+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 299.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Dublin, Ireland?

Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dublin every 2 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
Thameslink
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
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 London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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