There are 10 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ireland by plane, train, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Fly London Heathrow to Dublin  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dublin (DUB) LHR - DUB

$52 - $207

Cheapest option

Bus to London Luton, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Luton Airport
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dublin (DUB) LTN - DUB

$37 - $178

8 alternative options

Fly London Heathrow to Cork  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cork (ORK) LHR - ORK

$58 - $296

Fly London Heathrow to Shannon  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Shannon (SNN) LHR - SNN

$71 - $311

Train, Tube to London City, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dublin (DUB) LCY - DUB

$87 - $270

Train, Tube to London Gatwick, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dublin (DUB) LGW - DUB

$74 - $225

Bus to London Stansted, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dublin (DUB) STN - DUB

$45 - $168

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 13 min

  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

$217 - $357

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$59 - $71

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 6 min

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

$99 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ireland is to bus and fly which costs £27 - £140 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ireland is to fly which costs £35 - £160 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Ireland is 335 miles.

It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ireland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ireland. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Ireland?

British Airways and Aer Lingus fly from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swords hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London City to Dublin via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from London Luton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from London Stansted to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Dublin via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
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 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
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
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $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 from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
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 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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