Cheap Flights from London to Dublin
Flight information London to Dublin
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Average flight time, total distance 292 miles
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The flight route from London to Dublin route is Europe’s busiest, and with good reason. Despite their turbulent history, the two capitals are more alike than different in their enormous appeal to travelers -- world-class shopping and museums, compelling architecture and green spaces, and pubs brimming with character serving pints brimming with flavor. With Skyscanner, finding the right London-to-Dublin flight at the right price is a snap.
Airports and Airlines with Non-Stop London to Dublin Flight Routes
Finding a cheap non-stop flight to Dublin should be the easiest part of your journey, thanks to the speed with which Skyscanner sorts through the dozens of available options:
The following airlines offer non-stop service to Dublin from London’s five major airports:
Gatwick, 28 miles from central London: Ryanair and Aer Lingus, multiple daily flights city
Heathrow, 15 miles from central London: Aer Lingus and British Airways. multiple daily flights
London City, 10 miles from central London: City Jet and British Airways, at least one daily flight
Stansted, 38 miles from central London: Ryanair, multiple daily flights
London Luton, 32 miles from central London: Ryanair, 3 daily flights
London Terminal Features
Waiting to board your flight in any of London’s airport terminals is much more pleasant than you might imagine. Free Wi-Fi and charging stations ensure that you’re never out of touch with the outside world. All the terminals provide a range of shopping venues, including classic British merchants such as Harrods and Boots. You won’t go hungry, either. Think gourmet fast food from Leon’s at Heathrow or Stansted, Pret a Manger for rocket and crayfish sandwiches at Heathrow, Luton and Gatwick, or Frankie & Bennies at Luton for a legendary English breakfast, made fresh all day. Kid’s zones, including some soft play areas, keep young faces smiling.
Dublin Airport Information
Dublin Airport has two terminals, with British Airways, CityJet and Ryanair typically arriving in Terminal One and Aer Lingus in Terminal 2. Your options for ground transportation into the city include taxis – available right outside both terminals -- and bus stops for 5 bus and shuttle services. The 747 Airlink Express bus makes the 7-mile trip into the city center every 15 to 20 minutes. Pick it up just outside Terminal 1.
Taxi fare into central Dublin ranges between 17 and 28 Euros ($19 to $31 USD) the trip takes about 20 minutes in light traffic. If you prefer upscale wheels, UberBLACK is available from 28 to 35 Euros ($31 to $39 USD).
For the best deal, purchase a Leap Visitor Card at the SPAR grocery shop in Terminal 1 or 2. It entitles you to 72 hours of transportation on all airport or city buses and trams, as well as the DART and commuter trains throughout the city and Dublin County. The card costs 19.50 Euros, or about $23 USD.
London to Dublin Flight ID Requirements
As a U.S. citizen, you’ll need a passport or visa to travel to Dublin. The U.S. State Department recommends that a passport has at least one blank page, and will remain valid for at least 6 months after you plan to leave. And remember, you may need the passport to enter Northern Ireland
London Check-In Times
Recommended check-in times for your London-to-Dublin trip vary among the airports. Gatwick, the most generous, opens check-in 3 hours before your scheduled departure, and suggests you arrive at least 2 hours in advance. Luton, City and Stansted all start checking passengers in 2 hours before departure. Heathrow cuts it the closest by recommending you arrive 90 minutes before your flight. Regardless of which airport you use, allow additional time for traffic and – if needed -- luggage check-in.
What to Expect in Dublin
You won’t have to deal with a time change when you arrive in Dublin, but the weather is another story. The trick is to dress for a moderately mild climate, with summer highs seldom topping 70 F, and winters seldom below freezing. Pack a warm sweater, waterproof coat or jacket, and securely fitting hat but leave your umbrella behind. Dublin’s winds are definitely umbrella unfriendly.
Dublin restaurant meals cost, on the average, about 16 percent less than those in London. But the best bargains of all are the Dublin museums, because they’re all free!
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