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There are 3 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tower Bridge by plane, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly to Dublin, bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dublin (DUB) LHR - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Red Cow LUAS to Kilkenny, Ormond Road

€32 - €167

2 alternative options

Fly to Cork, bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cork (ORK) LHR - ORK
  2. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road

€89 - €266

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Fishguard
  2. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Tower Bridge

United Kingdom → Ireland
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International entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Conditions of entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Ireland

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tower Bridge is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tower Bridge is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tower Bridge is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Ireland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tower Bridge is to fly and bus, which costs £27 - £150 and takes 5h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tower Bridge is to fly and bus which costs £27 - £150 and takes 5h 4m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Tower Bridge is 486 km.

It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tower Bridge, including transfers.

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

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Tower Bridge. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tower Bridge.
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  • Distance: 486.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Tower Bridge, IE-KK, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tower Bridge. However, you can fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, take the bus to Red Cow LUAS, take the bus to Kilkenny, Ormond Road, take the walk to Kilkenny, Kilkenny, then take the line 891 bus to Tower Bridge. Alternatively, you can fly to Cork, take the walk to Cork Airport, stop 230061, take the line 226 bus to Parnell Place, stop 246801, take the walk to St. Patricks Quay, take the bus to Kilkenny, Ormond Road, take the walk to Kilkenny, Kilkenny, then take the line 891 bus to Tower Bridge.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €240
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €240
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Transport for Ireland
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Transport for Ireland
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €13
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Dublin Coach
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 56 8831189
Email
info@bkavcoaches.com
Website
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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