In order to complete this connection a train and ferry is needed. Trains start departing from London Euston for Dublin just after 9:00 a.m. and run until 11:30 p.m. Journey duration typically takes 9 to 10 hours on average. At least one change will be needed for this connection, with a possible 3 changes needed. A change will be needed in Holyhead as this is where the ferry connection is made, with other possible changes needed at stations such as Birmingham, Chester or Crewe. Weekend services are slightly reduced in frequency and passengers are advised to check this before booking. Connections are offered by Arriva Trains Wales and Virgin Trains. Peak fares don’t apply to this journey.
The capital of England and one of the most visited cities in the world, London is a must-see destination. There are a wide variety of attractions on offer to suit the interests of any visitors. The must see attractions of Big Ben and Houses of Parliament, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, London Eye and Buckingham Palace draw in millions of visitors every year, but there is of course a lot more to see. Be sure to visit some of the city’s excellent museums such as the British Museum, Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. London is also home to a wide variety of markets, such as Portobello market, Covent Garden market and Camden Lock market, with each specialising in different types of goods. Or, for a relaxing afternoon, a trip to one of London’s parks such as Hyde Park, Regents Park or Greenwich Park makes the perfect location for a picnic.
Dublin, the capital city of Ireland, is a city rich in culture and history with a variety of activities and attractions for all kinds of visitors. The Temple Bar neighbourhood of the city is a popular area to visit and its easy to see why, with charming cobblestone streets, cafes, bars and restaurants all waiting to be explored. The city is also home to the famous Guinness beer and any visitors keen on the drink should take a trip to the Guinness Storehouse located at the St James Gate Brewery, where it is possible to learn about the founder of the drink Arthur Guinness, the history of the beer, and taste a pint on the top floor bar. Visit during The St Patricks day parade to see the city come alive with street performances and celebrations.