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London to Dublin bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$62.72
Shortest Duration12h 0m
Trips per day24
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from London to Dublin cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Dublin were $70.29.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Dublin is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from London to Dublin?

The distance between London and Dublin is approximately 288.06 miles, or 463.46 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 14 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 55 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day to travel by bus from London to Dublin?

The busiest day of the week to travel by bus from London to Dublin is on Saturday. 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 when buses are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a bus on Sunday is the way to go.

What bus companies travel from London to Dublin?

On average there are 24 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from London to Dublin, with an average of 24 trips per day and 24 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from London to Dublin. Of the 24 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Dublin.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from London to Dublin start at $58.09.

1 carriers offer London to Dublin bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from London to Dublin from $62.72. There are 24 trips per day offered by National Express from London to Dublin and you can expect on average to pay $70.29 for a National Express ticket to Dublin. In London, National Express departs to Dublin from New Cross Gate and 11 other stations. In Dublin, National Express arrives at Busáras Bus Station and one other station.

An average trip on National Express from London to Dublin takes 14 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Dublin in 12 hours and 0 minutes,

Avg. Time
14h 6m
Avg. Price
$70.29
There are 12 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Dublin will depart from these stations in London:
  • 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
Buses arrive in Dublin at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Dublin for trips arriving from London:
  • Busáras Bus Station
  • Dublin Port

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