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There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to London by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Dublin to London Heathrow  •  3h 55m

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

$76 - $255

Cheapest option

Fly Dublin to London Gatwick  •  4h 9m

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

$44 - $180

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Fly Dublin to London City  •  4h 13m

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

$58 - $230

Fly Dublin to London Stansted  •  4h 25m

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

$49 - $180

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  4h 31m

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

$44 - $200

Fly Dublin to Southend, train  •  4h 39m

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

$49 - $221

Bus to Belfast City, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to London Heathrow (LHR) BHD - LHR

$89 - $280

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to London Luton, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Luton (LTN) BFS - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

$64 - $179

Car ferry, train  •  8h 17m

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

$188 - $282

Bus and ferry  •  12h 20m

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

$50 - $70

Car ferry, drive  •  8h 7m

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

$93 - $127

Questions & Answers

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 65€ - 230€ and takes 3h 55m.

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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 8h 17m and costs 160€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m 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 55m

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

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

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
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
22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
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
$50 - $70
Website
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
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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