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There are 12 ways to get from Dublin to London by plane, train, shuttle, 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.

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Fly Dublin to London City  •  4 h 5 min

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

$58 - $230

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 15 min

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

$28 - $35

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Fly Dublin to London Heathrow  •  3 h 59 min

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

$76 - $255

Fly Dublin to London Gatwick  •  4 h 8 min

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

$44 - $180

Fly Dublin to London Stansted  •  4 h 28 min

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

$51 - $170

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  4 h 28 min

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

$40 - $185

Fly Dublin to Southend, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$49 - $221

Train to Belfast City, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 43 min

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

$116 - $316

Shuttle to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to London Luton, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Luton (LTN) BFS - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$73 - $183

Car ferry, train  •  8 h 17 min

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

$188 - $282

Car ferry, train via Chester  •  9 h 7 min

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

$168 - $292

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 9 min

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

$98 - $132

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to London is to bus and ferry which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to London is to fly which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin and arriving at London Victoria. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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The distance between Dublin and London is 462 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to London without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 8 h 17 min and costs 160€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Dublin to London, including transfers.

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

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

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Dublin to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria station.

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

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Map of how to get from Dublin to London.
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  • Distance: 288.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

CityJet, Aer Lingus and two other airlines fly from Dublin to London hourly.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$26 - $190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
[email protected]
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Chester to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
[email protected]
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 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
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
[email protected]
Website
translink.co.uk
Shuttle from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$23 - $35
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 Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
[email protected]
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
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 Dublin to Holyhead
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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