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There are 12 ways to get from London to Hook Head by train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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

Train, car ferry, travel  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea
  2. Take the train from Swansea to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Travel from Rosslare to Hook Head

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  17h 31m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 4 / ...

28€ - 38€

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Train, bus and ferry  •  15h

  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 Heuston to Waterford 4

64€ - 198€

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  15h 32m

  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 bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Wexford Station, stop 355511 2 / ...

61€ - 193€

Bus and ferry, bus via Wexford  •  16h 56m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Ulster Bank George's Quay to Wexford, Wexford Station 740

43€ - 62€

Fly London City to Dublin, bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dublin (DUB) LCY - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Red Cow LUAS to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford

59€ - 225€

Fly London Heathrow to Dublin, bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dublin (DUB) LHR - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Red Cow LUAS to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford

38€ - 185€

Fly London Heathrow to Cork, bus  •  7h 17m

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

87€ - 197€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dublin (DUB) LGW - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Red Cow LUAS to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford

42€ - 105€

Fly London Stansted to Cork, bus  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cork (ORK) STN - ORK
  2. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Wit

61€ - 211€

Fly London Heathrow to Shannon, train  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Shannon (SNN) LHR - SNN
  2. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Waterford

90€ - 199€

Fly London City to Shannon, train  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Shannon (SNN) LCY - SNN
  2. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Waterford

166€ - 269€

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The cheapest way to get from London to Hook Head is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 17h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Hook Head is to fly and bus which costs £35 - £170 and takes 7h 13m.

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The distance between London and Hook Head is 472 km.

The best way to get from London to Hook Head without a car is to train and car ferry and travel which takes 10h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 22m to get from London to Hook Head, including transfers.

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

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Eastern Airways, Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Hook Head. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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Map of how to get from London to Hook Head.
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  • Distance: 472.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 22m

What companies run services between London, England and Hook Head, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from London to Hook Head. However, you can take the train to Swansea, take the train to Fishguard Harbour, take the walk to Fishguard, take the car ferry to Rosslare, then take the travel to Hook Head. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Euston to Hook Head via Birmingham New Street, Birmingham, Dublin, Busáras, Heuston, Heuston, and Waterford in around 15h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Flights from London City to Dublin via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Flights from London City to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 270€
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 210€
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 190€
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 1000€
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Flights from London City to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 280€
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 210€
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 190€
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 95€
Flights from London Stansted to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 160€
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from London City to Dublin via Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
180€ - 480€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 170€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
70€ - 90€
Anytime Day 1st Class
120€ - 170€
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
21€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 55€
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Waterford
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
15€ - 18€
Flexible
18€ - 21€
Train from Limerick Junction to Waterford
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
10€ - 13€
Flexible
11€ - 14€
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 and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
National Express
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Wexford Station, stop 355511
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Red Cow Luas, stop 134491 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Bus Eireann
Wexford Bus
Phone
053 9142742
Email
info@wexfordbus.com
Website
wexfordbus.com
Bus from Ulster Bank George's Quay to Wexford, Wexford Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Wexford Bus
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Wit
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
34€
Website
Stena Line

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