There are 11 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 Heathrow Airport London to Luton Airport
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dublin (DUB) LTN - DUB

$37 - $178

9 alternative options

Fly London Heathrow to Cork  •  2 h 24 min

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

$61 - $301

Fly London Heathrow to Shannon  •  2 h 34 min

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

$78 - $315

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

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 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

$90 - $274

Train, Tube to London Gatwick, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 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

$76 - $228

Train, Tube to London Stansted, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dublin (DUB) STN - DUB

$84 - $215

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB

$118 - $297

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 14 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

$232 - $376

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Birmingham National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$62 - $75

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

$101 - $132

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 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
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
Every day
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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
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
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
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
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
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)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
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
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Luton Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
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
$41 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$41 - $45
car
$123
Passenger
$43

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Want to know more about Flixbus?, Slovenia: Getting from Ljubljana to Lake Bled and Need to know: Greyhound - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ireland?

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Ireland is 536 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ireland?

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ireland is to bus and fly which costs £26 - £130 and takes 4 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ireland?

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ireland is to fly which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £35 - £150.

Is there a direct bus between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Ireland?

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

How long does it take to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Ireland?

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