Distance from Dublin (IE) to London (GB)

Name Dublin London
Country Ireland United Kingdom
Country ISO codes IE / IRL GB / GBR
Continent Europe Europe
Continent code EU EU
DD coordinates 53.427280 / -6.243570 51.510000 / 0.060000
Time zone Europe/Dublin Europe/London
Airports 1 7
Straight distance from Dublin to London is 477 kilometers (296 miles).

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There are many ways to find how far is Dublin from London, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 53.427280 / -6.243570 and 51.510000 / 0.060000.


When planning a trip on your own, you want to know how many hours it would take to get to your destination and find the shortest way between your current location and the target point. Our service is designed to deliver fast and accurate information on how far Dublin (IE) from London (GB) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from Dublin to London amounts to 477 km / 296 mil. It is calculated as an air miles distance since this is the fastest and most direct path between two points. However, it is not exactly a straight line because the trigonometric formula used in the calculations takes into account the curvature of the Earth’s surface. We have factored in the actual sites occupied by the cities and figured the distance by taking coordinates from 53.427280 / -6.243570 and coordinates to 51.510000 / 0.060000.

The flight time of 0 hours, 34 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from Dublin (IE) to London (GB) by plane and can estimate your drive time and backward distance if you opt for traveling by car. Also, note the time zones of the cities, which are Europe/Dublin / Europe/London.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Dublin (IE)
Arrives in London (GB)
Dublin to London distance 477 km / 296 mil
Avg car duration 5 hours, 18 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 7 hours, 57 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 4 hours, 46 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 0 hours, 31 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between Dublin and London is 477 kilometers = 296 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from Dublin (53.427280 / -6.243570) to London (51.510000 / 0.060000) is 296 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to London takes approximately 0 hours, 31 minutes.
It will take you about 7 hours, 57 minutes to drive from Dublin, IE to London, GB, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering London.