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Trip London Dublin

Plan your trip by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane from London to Dublin

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How to get from London to Dublin?

We are suggesting 24 routes by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane to plan your trip London Dublin. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey London Dublin by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of London and Dublin on a map as well as the route London Dublin and the different connecting points (Dublin Connolly Railway Station, Dublin (Busáras) Coach Station, Dublin Airport Coach Station, The Gresham Hotel Coach Station, Dublin Airport, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport London Dublin

For your trip from London (England, United Kingdom) to Dublin (Ireland) with a distance of 288 mi you will be able to take 5 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, ferry, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight London > Dublin will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave London and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at London City LCY airport, 8.1 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Dublin (Dublin airport, IATA code: DUB) operated by Ryanair, FlyBE, Aer Lingus or British Airways.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip London Dublin only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Belfast-Dublin.
You will board a coach of Bus Eireann or AirCoach in Belfast. The bus will drop you off at Dublin (Busáras) bus station (0.7 mi from Dublin, Ireland). Please make sure to show up on time at Belfast (Europa Bus Centre) bus station (0.3 mi from Belfast) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Dublin.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from London to Dublin without changing trains. You can take the train Belfast-Dublin and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains InterCity of Iarnród Éireann to Dublin leave from Belfast Central railway station in Belfast. Arrival in Dublin will take place at Dublin Connolly station (0.9 mi from the city centre).
There is no direct crossing between London and Dublin, you will have to use another mean of transport (train) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Liverpool-Dublin.
You will embark at the port of Liverpool Isle of Man and Dublin Terminal at 0.9 mi from Liverpool aboard a ship of P&O Ferries or Seatruck Ferries. The ferry will dock in the port of Dublin P&O Ferries Terminal 3 at 1.9 mi from Dublin. We advise you to show up at the port of Liverpool for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route London-Birmingham will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between London and Dublin?

Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Birmingham (101.9 mi)
Airlines
Ryanair carries out a flight from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Dublin (arrival at Dublin DUB airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Belfast (serving Belfast International BFS airport)
FlyBE schedules the flight from London City LCY airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of London to Dublin (arrival at Dublin DUB airport)
Aer Lingus ensures the flight route from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Dublin (serving Dublin DUB airport)
British Airways carries out a flight from London City LCY airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of London to Dublin (arrival at Dublin DUB airport)
Bus companies
The bus company Bus Eireann operates the intercity service from the bus station of Belfast (Europa Bus Centre) in Belfast and to the one of Dublin (Busáras) ( Ireland)
AirCoach is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Belfast (serving Belfast (Europa Bus Centre) bus station at 0.3 mi from centre) and the city of Dublin where the coach will drop you off at Dublin Airport station situated at about 5.9 mi from Dublin city centre.
The coach company MegaBus carries out the route from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Birmingham (England United Kingdom)
The network of National Express includes a coach line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Birmingham where the coach will drop you off at Birmingham station situated at about 0.5 mi from Birmingham city centre.
Ferry companies
The ships of P&O Ferries ensure the maritime connection between the port of Liverpool Isle of Man and Dublin Terminal and the one of Dublin (Dublin P&O Ferries Terminal 3 at 1.9 mi from the city)
The ferries of Seatruck Ferries make the crossing between Liverpool and Dublin where they serve the ports of Liverpool Birkenhead Ferry Terminal and Dublin Ferries Terminal 1 respectively 1.6 mi and 2.9 mi distant from their city centre.
Railway companies
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection London-Liverpool with the train from London Euston railway station (2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Liverpool Lime Street at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
Chiltern Railways transports passengers on a rail line from London to Birmingham with the train which leaves London Marylebone station to arrive at Birmingham Moor Street railway station (England United Kingdom)
CrossCountry operates the train journey London-Birmingham with the train from Stansted Airport railway station (31.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Birmingham New Street at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
London Midland provides a rail connection from London to Birmingham with the train which leaves London Euston station to arrive at Birmingham International railway station (England United Kingdom)
Iarnród Éireann transports passengers on a rail line Belfast-Dublin with the train InterCity from Belfast Central railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Dublin Connolly at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)

Stop cities from London or cities to visit near Dublin

When travelling from Dublin to London by plane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train, you might have to change at Belfast located at 88 mi from Dublin, Birmingham 102 mi away from London, Liverpool situated at 136 mi from Dublin (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Dublin or back to London, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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