Bus London - Dublin prices from £49.87

25/07/2024
+ Add return
Stay with Booking.com

Find the cheapest ticket for your trip

Secure your ticket today and get the best deals!

Today More
Tomorrow More
2 days More
3 days More

London to Dublin by bus

The journey from London to Dublin by bus is 288.5 mi and takes 12 hrs 20 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 18:00 and the last at 18:00. It is possible to travel from London to Dublin by bus for as little as £49.87 or as much as £74.10. The best price for this journey is £49.87.

Lowest Price£49.87
Journey Duration12 hrs 20 mins
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price£49.87
Highest Price£74.10
First Departure18:00
Last Departure18:00
Distance288.5 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalDublin
CarriersNational Express, Expressway Eurolines

London to Dublin Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, 25 Jul 2024

Your journey from London to Dublin with Virail

Planning to travel from London to Dublin? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much do bus tickets from London to Dublin cost?

The cheapest bus tickets from London to Dublin cost £49.87. On average, you can expect to spend around £58.57 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from London to Dublin.
Unfortunately, no price was found for your trip from London to Dublin. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find price results.
Prices will vary when you travel from London to Dublin. On average, though, you'll pay about £58.57 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long does it take to get from London to Dublin by bus?

The journey between London and Dublin by bus is approximately 288.5 mi. It will take you more or less 12 hrs 20 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between London and Dublin by bus usually takes 12 hrs 20 mins to cover a distance of 288.5 mi. The shortest journey from London to Dublin will take you 12 hrs 15 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Dublin quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from London to Dublin leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave London at 18:00, and the last departure will leave at 18:00. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from London to Dublin can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first departure of the night from London to Dublin leaves at 18:00, while the last journey sets out at 18:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between London and Dublin. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many times a day do journeys run from London to Dublin?

You will be able to travel from London to Dublin using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 6 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from London to Dublin using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 6 direct connections from London to Dublin each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Dublin. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

Show full descriptionHide full description

Compare prices and tickets from London to Dublin

Cheap bus tickets from London to Dublin
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Dublin, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Dublin.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Show tickets by
Best time to book London to Dublin travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Dublin

The cheapest London - Dublin bus tickets can be found for as low as £34.04 if you’re lucky, or £51.57 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £67.22.

Find the best day to travel to Dublin by bus

When travelling to Dublin by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express from London to Dublin
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Dublin by bus.
Facilities National Express
quiet_zone Quiet zone check
wifi WiFi check
power_sockets Power sockets check
luggage Luggage check
accessibility Accessibility check
food_and_drink Food and drink check
air_con Air conditioning check
bicycle Bicycle check
sleeper_couchette Sleeper check

London to Dublin CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
32.5kg
Bus
34.82kg
Flight
92.86kg
Car
74.29kg

Anything we can improve?

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Dublin?
A bus ticket from London to Dublin is £58.57. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £49.87.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Dublin?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Dublin is £49.87. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Dublin by bus?
London to Dublin is 288.5 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Dublin take?
London to Dublin is on average 12 hrs 20 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 12 hrs 15 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Dublin?
The bus journey from London to Dublin is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express and Expressway Eurolines.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Dublin?
London to Dublin has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Dublin leave?
The earliest bus from London to Dublin departs at 18:00. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from London to Dublin depart?
The latest bus from London to Dublin departs at 18:00. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Dublin in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £49.87 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from London to Dublin?
There are on average 6 direct connection(s) from London to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Dublin by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Dublin is 12 hrs 15 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Dublin by bus?
The bus journey from London to Dublin creates 34.82kg of CO2 emissions.

Go local from London

Trending routes

Weekend getaways from London

International routes from London and nearby areas

Other destinations from London

Main routes to Dublin

Related routes

Other popular routes