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London to Dublin coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£47.72
Shortest Duration12h 0m
Trips per day24
Coach lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from London to Dublin right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from London to Dublin?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £53.48 was the low point for coach fares from London to Dublin. Coaches from Dublin to London are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £53.48 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 14 hours to cover the 288 miles (463 kilometers) from London, LND to Dublin, D. However, the fastest coach only takes 11 hours and 55 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Dublin. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Dublin, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave London?

The first coach leaves at 12:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all coaches from London to Dublin, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 24 scheduled coaches that travel from London to Dublin every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from London to Dublin; ticket prices start at £44.20.

What coach companies travel from London to Dublin?

There is one coach company that operates from London to Dublin. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express2414h 6m£53.48

Where does the coach leave from in London?

London, London, City of has two coach stations with service to Dublin, Dublin:

  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Golders Green
  • New Cross Gate
  • 168 Streatham High Rd
  • Portman Square
  • 235 Finchley Rd
  • 405 Mile End Rd
  • 271 S Lambeth Rd
  • Marble Arch Station Park Lane (Stop R)
  • St Johns Wood
  • 1 Hammersmith Bridge Rd
  • 15 Third Ave

Where does the coach arrive in Dublin?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Dublin, Dublin:

  • Busáras Bus Station
  • Dublin Port

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