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

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  3h 56m

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

£64 - £205

Cheapest option

Fly to London Luton, train  •  4h 35m

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

£36 - £167

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Fly to London City  •  4h 11m

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

£48 - £185

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 24m

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

£38 - £148

Fly to London Stansted  •  4h 33m

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

£39 - £147

Fly to Southend, train  •  4h 43m

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

£44 - £185

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4h 52m

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

£51 - £195

Fly to Bristol, train  •  5h 52m

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

£68 - £210

Car ferry, train  •  7h 18m

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

£140 - £212

Car ferry, train via Birmingham  •  11h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  4. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to London Euston

£111 - £160

Bus and ferry  •  12h 20m

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

£35 - £55

Car ferry, drive  •  7h 7m

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

£70 - £97

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to London is to bus and ferry which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 12h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to London is to fly which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 3h 56m.

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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 12h 20m.

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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 7h 18m and costs 150€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m 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 Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Dublin to London.
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  • Distance: 288.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

Aer Lingus and British Airways fly from Dublin to London Paddington hourly.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £400
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £210
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£23 - £220
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £330
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £330
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £210
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£23 - £220
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £170
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £150
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£18 - £150
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £150
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£15 - £180
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£150 - £600
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Thameslink
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £75
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£110 - £180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£70 - £110
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £180
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from Shrewsbury to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £17
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Advanced Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £90
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
First Anytime Day Single
£60 - £95
Train from Shrewsbury to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £18
First Anytime Day Single
£19 - £28
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 Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£29 - £33
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£110 - £130
On Foot
£29 - £33
car
£89
Passenger
£31

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