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There are 13 ways to get from London to Waterford by train, car ferry, bus, night bus, bus and ferry, car 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.

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  12 h 19 min

  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. Take the bus from Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station 40 / ...

$188 - $287

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Train to London Luton, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7 h 11 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 Red Cow LUAS to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford

$47 - $220

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Train, car ferry, bus via Newport (S Wales)  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Take the bus from Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station 40 / ...

$178 - $267

Night bus, train, car ferry, bus  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newport, Queensway M7
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Take the bus from Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station 40 / ...

$130 - $177

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 56 min

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

$57 - $69

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from London to Fishguard
  2. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Waterford

$105 - $135

Fly London Heathrow to Cork, bus  •  6 h 36 min

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

$89 - $361

Fly London Heathrow to Dublin, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  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

$84 - $287

Fly London City to Dublin, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  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

$66 - $265

Fly London Stansted to Cork, bus  •  7 h 17 min

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

$60 - $199

Train to Southend, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7 h 10 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 Red Cow LUAS to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford

$60 - $305

Fly London Gatwick to Cork, bus  •  7 h

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Cork (ORK) LGW - ORK
  2. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford

$63 - $309

Fly London Heathrow to Shannon, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Shannon (SNN) LHR - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station

$120 - $383

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Waterford is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £40 - £55 and takes 15 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Waterford is to fly and bus which costs £60 - £220 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Waterford station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Waterford, Waterford Bus Station via Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 56 min.

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The distance between London and Waterford is 304 miles.

The best way to get from London to Waterford without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 12 h 19 min and costs £140 - £220.

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It takes approximately 12 h 19 min to get from London to Waterford, including transfers.

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London to Waterford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria station.

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

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London to Waterford bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Waterford, Waterford Bus Station.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cork Airport.

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Map of how to get from London to Waterford.
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  • Distance: 304 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 19 min

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

There is no direct connection from London to Waterford. 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, take the walk to Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour, then take the bus to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London to Waterford via Newport (S Wales), Fishguard Harbour, Fishguard, Rosslare, and Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour in around 12 h 48 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
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 Shannon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $200
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 Gatwick to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Harbour to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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 London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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There are 141+ hotels available in Waterford. Prices start at $61 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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