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There are 12 ways to get from Maidenhead to Dublin by train, plane, subway, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Maidenhead to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dublin (DUB) LHR - DUB

€30 - €172

11 alternative options

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dublin (DUB) LGW - DUB

€37 - €203

Train to London City, fly  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dublin (DUB) LCY - DUB

€51 - €293

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dublin (DUB) STN - DUB

€42 - €142

Train to Bristol, fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Dublin (DUB) BRS - DUB

€65 - €311

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dublin (DUB) LTN - DUB

€55 - €270

Train to Southampton, fly  •  5h 39m

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

€109 - €527

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5h 57m

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

€76 - €417

Train, car ferry  •  9h 57m

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

€153 - €445

Train, car ferry via Shrewsbury  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

€185 - €406

Train, bus and ferry  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the train from Maidenhead to Didcot Parkway
  2. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Banbury
  3. Take the train from Banbury to Birmingham Moor Street
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

€65 - €90

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 48m

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

€78 - €102

Maidenhead to Dublin by train, subway, walk and car ferry

The journey time between Maidenhead and Dublin is around 10h 38m and covers a distance of around 574 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 11m. Services are operated by First Great Western Service, TfL Rail, London Underground (Tube) and others. Typically 11 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 38m
Fastest journey time:
9h 11m
Services per week:
11
Cheapest price:
€158
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:14
Last service departs at:
18:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Maidenhead to Dublin train, subway, walk and car ferry schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maidenhead to Dublin is to train and fly which costs £25 - £150 and takes 4h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Maidenhead to Dublin is to train and fly which costs £25 - £150 and takes 4h 32m.

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The distance between Maidenhead and Dublin is 425 km.

The best way to get from Maidenhead to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 9h 57m and costs £130 - £390.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Maidenhead to Dublin, 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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British Airways and Aer Lingus offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Maidenhead to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 425.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 32m

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

There is no direct connection from Maidenhead to Dublin. However, you can take the train to Hayes & Harlington, 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 line 784 bus to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take the train to London Paddington, take the walk to Paddington station, take the subway to Victoria station, take the walk to London Victoria, take the train to Gatwick Airport, take the walk to London Gatwick airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, then take the line 784 bus to Dublin.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €360
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €900
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €360
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €900
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Flights from Southampton to Dublin via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €170
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€7 - €85
Flights from London Stansted to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €120
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €210
Flights from London Luton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €80
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€11 - €100
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €470
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €380
Train operators
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Maidenhead to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
€4 - €7
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
€7 - €12
Train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
€7 - €11
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
€13 - €21
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Maidenhead to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€8 - €10
Anytime Day 1st Class
€13 - €19
Train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€12 - €16
Anytime Day 1st Class
€21 - €28
Train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€35 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€60 - €85
Train from Maidenhead to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€14 - €18
Anytime Day 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Didcot Parkway to Banbury
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€16 - €20
Anytime Day 1st Class
€27 - €40
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€14 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€19 - €28
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€35 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€95 - €140
Train from Reading to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€55 - €70
Anytime Day 1st Class
€120 - €180
Train from Reading to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€60 - €75
Anytime Day 1st Class
€130 - €190
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€110 - €150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€290 - €390
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€18 - €25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€50 - €70
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€6 - €9
Anytime Day Single
€18 - €22
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
tfw.wales
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
€11 - €14
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37

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