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There are 11 ways to get from London to Dundalk by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly London Heathrow to Dublin, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dublin (DUB) LHR - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Dundalk

$87 - $266

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Train to London Luton, fly to Dublin, bus  •  5 h 56 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
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Dundalk

$50 - $199

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Fly London City to Dublin, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dublin (DUB) LCY - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Dundalk

$69 - $244

Fly London Heathrow to Belfast City, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Belfast City (BHD) LHR - BHD
  2. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Dundalk

$100 - $290

Fly London Gatwick to Dublin, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dublin (DUB) LGW - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Dundalk

$55 - $194

Fly London City to Belfast City, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Belfast City (BHD) LCY - BHD
  2. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Dundalk

$82 - $258

Train to Southend, fly to Dublin, bus  •  6 h 6 min

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

$63 - $284

Fly London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove), train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) STN - BFS
  2. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Dundalk

$86 - $210

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 31 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
  4. Take the train from Connolly to Dundalk

$195 - $313

Train, bus and ferry  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the train from Connolly to Dundalk

$83 - $156

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 2 min

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

$109 - $145

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Dundalk is to train and fly and bus which costs £35 - £160 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Dundalk is to fly and bus which costs £65 - £210 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between London and Dundalk is 316 miles.

The best way to get from London to Dundalk without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 11 h 31 min and costs £150 - £240.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from London to Dundalk, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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There are 118+ hotels available in Dundalk. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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Map of how to get from London to Dundalk.
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  • Distance: 316 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

There is no direct connection from London to Dundalk. However, you can take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, then take the bus to Dundalk. Alternatively, you can take the train to London City Airport DLR Station, take the walk to London City airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, then take the bus to Dundalk.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London City to Dublin via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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 Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London City to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Dundalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Dundalk
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
irishrail.ie
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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 - $95
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
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
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
Hourly
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
Bus Eireann
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 Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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