Flights from Dublin to London

Flight information Dublin to London

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 471 kilometres

1h 10min

Most popular airline last month

Aer Lingus

London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton and others

6 airports

## Booking Cheap Flights from Dublin to London

A quick search with Skyscanner will reveal the best deals for cheap flights from Dublin to London. See all the available flight deals from Dublin Airport when you are planning your next exciting city break to London, or set up a free Skyscanner Price Alert to receive an email when the price on your route changes. Whether you are booking last minute flights from Dublin to London or planning ahead for a special trip, here's information that can help you start your journey.  

## Airlines that fly from Dublin to London

You can choose flights from Dublin to London provided by six airlines. These are: 

  • Ryanair
  • Aer Lingus
  • British Airways
  • Air France
  • Cityjet
  • Swiss Air 

The flight time from Dublin to London is around 1 hour and 10 minutes. 

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## Dublin Airport Terminal Information – Departing

Dublin Airport has two terminals, most cheap flights from Dublin to London will depart from Terminal 2. Both terminals have excellent food and drink options, including O'Brien's Irish Sandwich Bar, Diep Noodles and a branch of local Dublin deli, Wrights of Howth. There are duty free shopping areas where you can pick up luxury goods, tobacco, alcohol, chocolate and fragrances.

In Terminal 2, before you go through security, there is a Dixons Travel shop for electronic items you might need on your trip, and a WHSmith for everything from stationary and light snacks to a range of books and magazines. There are a number of fashion and beauty stores after you clear security, so you can pick up any last minute items before you board your flight from Dublin to London. 

Dublin Airport offers its customers free WiFi, currency exchange facilities, baby changing, left luggage, lost property, pharmacy, ATMs, medical services and luggage wrapping. Just 10 km from the city centre, Dublin Airport has a range of transport options from bus and coach to hire car and taxi.

## London Terminal Information – Arriving

London has five major airports: London Heathrow, London Stansted, London Gatwick, London Luton and London City.

Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is 15 miles from the centre of London, has five terminals and excellent transport links into London. It is linked to the the Underground's Piccadilly Line into central London with trains running every 4 to 9 minutes.

After you arrive on your cheap flight from Dublin to London, the average onward journey time to the city centre by train is 45 to 65 minutes.

The Heathrow Express is the fastest train service running from Heathrow Airport into central London operating 7 days a week and taking just 15 minutes. Prices start from £20.20* for a single fare. Taxis and car hire are also available.

Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport is 38 miles from the centre of London and has excellent transport links to the city. It can be reached by car in just over an hour. The Stansted Express is the fastest train service running from Stansted Airport into central London running 7 days a week into Liverpool Street train and Tube station taking around 47 minutes. Tickets cost from £29* for a single. Taxis and car hire are also available.

Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is 28 miles from London and can be reached by car in just over an hour. The Gatwick Express is the fastest train service running from Gatwick Airport into central London. It operates 7 days a week into London Victoria train and Tube station taking around 30 minutes. Taxis and car hire also available.

Luton Airport

Luton Airport is 32 miles from central London and can be reached by car in just over an hour. First Capital Connect operates the fastest train service running from Luton Airport Parkway into five central London stations - St Pancras International, Farringdon, Blackfriars, City Thameslink and London Bridge.

The airport runs a free shuttle bus service between the terminal and Luton Airport Parkway station. The journey time is 30 to 60 minutes. The Luton and District 757 Greenline coach runs a regular express service from Luton Airport into central London taking around 90 minutes. Taxis and car hire are also available.

London City

London City Airport is just 10 miles from central London and can be reached by car in 30 to 40 minutes. The Docklands Light Railway directly connects the London City Airport with Stratford International (for the Olympic site) and Bank Tube station (for central London) where you can change on to Waterloo and City, Northern, Central, District and Circle lines on the Underground.

The DLR station is 50 metres from the main terminal and is clearly signposted. The journey time is around 20 to 30 minutes. Taxis and car hire are also available.

A Congestion Charge of £11.50* applies to all cars entering central London from Monday to Friday 7am-6pm.

All of London’s airports provide a huge range of facilities, services and eating and drinking options. From designer shops to Champagne and sushi bars, from kid’s play areas and on-site hotels, there is plenty to keep customers entertained.

Practical Information When You Are Travelling From Dublin to London 

If you were born in the UK or Ireland and are a UK or Irish citizen, you do not not need a passport to travel on a flight from Dublin to London. Ryanair are currently the only flight carrier from Dublin to London that require a passport or passport card for travel. You will not be allowed to present a photo ID at the gate to board your flight.

All other international travellers on flights from Dublin to London should have a valid passport.  

If you have a smartphone you store your boarding card electronically on your phone, security can scan the e-barcode, and you don’t need to worry about paper at all.

We recommend giving yourself plenty of time at the airport, so try not to arrive any later than one hour before your flight is due to depart. Queues at security are longer at weekends and during school holidays, so it’s worth giving yourself some extra time. It's possible to pay a fee of €5.95 online to book fast track boarding at Dublin Airport. 

Passengers who require extra assistance to board their flight from Dublin to London should contact their airline before travelling, so airport safe are available to help. 

What to Expect in London

One of the most culturally interesting and dynamic cities in Europe, London is a mishmash of traditional and modern influences across diverse neighbourhoods including hip Shoreditch and upmarket Kensington. Alongside instantly recognisable landmarks like Big Ben, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and the British Museum, there's popular tourist attractions including the London Eye, Hyde Park and the West End theatre district.

Get around London like a local by using the Tube or integrated bus system. You can also hire a Transport for London bike from as little as £2* a day from one of the many docking stations.

A bustling metropolitan city, restaurant and shop prices are slightly more expensive in London than they are in Dublin. Lunch in an inexpensive London restaurant will cost around £15* per person, however supermarkets and small cafes away from the city centre will have cheaper prices. For value for money, look to London's thriving street food scene. Pub prices in London tend to be more expensive than other parts of the UK, with the average price of a pint at £5.19. Including different parts of the city to your trip from Dublin to London opens up a range of entertainment options including world class art galleries, live music, Premier League football and film festivals.

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*Prices subject to change

This information is correct as of October 2018

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.