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 55m

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

£44 - £199

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Bus and ferry  •  12h 20m

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

£12 - £16

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Fly to London City  •  4h 9m

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

£45 - £179

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 17m

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

£32 - £142

Fly to London Stansted  •  4h 26m

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

£36 - £141

Fly to London Luton, train  •  4h 27m

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

£33 - £157

Fly to Southend, train  •  4h 50m

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

£41 - £179

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4h 51m

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

£48 - £254

Fly to Bristol, train  •  5h 47m

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

£45 - £204

Car ferry, train  •  7h 18m

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

£129 - £372

Car ferry, train via Liverpool  •  16h 14m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to London Euston

£106 - £245

Car ferry, drive  •  7h 7m

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

£69 - £97

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to London is to bus and ferry which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 12h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to London is to fly which costs 50€ - 240€ 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 289 miles.

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€ - 440€.

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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 Paddington hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a vehicle from Dublin to London Victoria once daily. Tickets cost £12 - £16 and the journey takes 12h 20m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £390
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £210
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £220
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £330
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £210
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£29 - £210
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £220
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
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 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £150
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £600
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Gatwick Express
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£250 - £340
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 Liverpool South Parkway to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£25 - £75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
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
£12 - £16
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
£28 - £32
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£28 - £32
car
£86
Passenger
£31
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
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
P&O Ferries
Passenger & Car Saver
£100
Passenger & Car Flexi
£150
Overnight Cabin
£40

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