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London to Dublin

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5 suggested routes to go from London to Dublin by flight, ferry, train, car, bus

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How to travel from London to Dublin ?

Trip London Dublin

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train
Distance288 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from London to Dublin and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between London Dublin? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling, trains, ferries and flights to get to Dublin. You just have to specify the departure date to Dublin then let Vivanoda search for you. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To travel from London, flights, ferries, trains, carpooling or buses of Aer Lingus, FlyBE, Blablacar, National Express, Ryanair, Aer Arann, MegaBus and P&O Ferries will carry you to Dublin.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

London to Dublin bus

Travelling only by bus from London to Dublin is not possible. You will have to take other means of transport: ridesharing, train, boat and plane.

Bus stops in London

Remember to arrive at the bus station in London at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express, MegaBus, AirCoach or Bus Eireann, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Bus stops at arrival in Dublin

When you arrive in Dublin, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Dublin (Busáras)
  • Dublin Airport
  • The Gresham Hotel

Train London to Dublin

Is there a direct train for the London-Dublin route?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from London to Dublin without making any changes.

London Dublin train companies

There are 5 carriers that operate rail journeys between London and Dublin: London Midland, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, Iarnród Éireann and Chiltern Railways.
London Midland London DublinVirgin Trains London DublinCrossCountry London DublinIarnród Éireann London DublinChiltern Railways London Dublin

Railway stations from London

  • London Euston
  • Stansted Airport
  • London Marylebone

Railway stations in Dublin

  • Dublin Connolly

London to Dublin ferries

There is no possibility to travel only by ferry for the trip to Dublin from the city of London. You have to combine a ferry crossing with flight, rail, carpooling and coach to get to your holiday destination.

What are the London Dublin ferry companies?

The companies P&O Ferries, Seatruck Ferries and Isle of Man Steam Packet operate the London to Dublin crossings.

P&O Ferries London DublinSeatruck Ferries London DublinIsle of Man Steam Packet London Dublin

Dublin ferry terminals

In Liverpool or Douglas continue your trip to Dublin and sail with P&O Ferries, Seatruck Ferries or Isle of Man Steam Packet.
  • Dublin P&O Ferries Terminal 3
  • Dublin Ferries Terminal 1

Cheap flights from London to Dublin

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Dublin, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • It is highly recommended to book your London Dublin flight several weeks (or even months) in advance. This is one of the most important rule in airline industry: leisure travellers who are keen to pay less book early; business travelles are keen to pay more but book late.
  • Prefer flying to Dublin on a weekday (Monday to Thursday) and be flexible. Prices change all the time and are different one day to the next. Having some flexibility will be an important asset.

Which airlines fly from London to Dublin ?

Ryanair, FlyBE, British Airways and Aer Lingus carry out a direct flight from London to the airport of Dublin, Ireland.
Ryanair London DublinFlyBE London DublinBritish Airways London DublinAer Lingus London Dublin

Departure airport in London

  • LGW Gatwick
  • LCY London City
  • LHR Heathrow

Destination airport in Dublin

  • DUB Dublin

Carpool from London to Dublin

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a London-Dublin ride. Instead of driving alone the car from London to Dublin, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. So, you surely have better chances to get London-Dublin rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Dublin.

When you are about to book a London-Dublin ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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