There are 13 ways to get from London to Dublin by plane, train, car ferry, bus, 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 from London City  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dublin (DUB) LCY - DUB

$58 - $239

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$30 - $40

11 alternative options

Fly from London Heathrow  •  3 h 55 min

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

$78 - $263

Fly from London Gatwick  •  4 h 9 min

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

$45 - $192

Fly from London Stansted  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dublin (DUB) STN - DUB

$52 - $181

Train to London Luton, fly  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dublin (DUB) LTN - DUB

$37 - $204

Train to Southend, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Dublin (DUB) SEN - DUB

$108 - $431

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  4 h 38 min

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

$90 - $258

Train to Southampton, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dublin (DUB) SOU - DUB

$76 - $275

Train, car ferry  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$205 - $296

Train, car ferry via Chester  •  8 h 47 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

$189 - $308

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$36 - $46

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Drive from London to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$101 - $131

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

British Airways, CityJet and two other airlines fly from London to Dublin every 2 hours.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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 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 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
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 Stansted to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
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
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
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 Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Dublin?

The distance between London and Dublin is 462 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Dublin?

The cheapest way to get from London to Dublin is to bus and ferry which costs £22 - £27 and takes 12 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Dublin?

The quickest way to get from London to Dublin is to fly which takes 3 h 55 min and costs £55 - £190.

Is there a direct bus between London and Dublin?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria and arriving at Dublin. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from London to Dublin?

It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from London to Dublin, including transfers.