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Good idea? fly to dublin and back - take train to Heathrow

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Good idea? fly to dublin and back - take train to Heathrow

Good idea? Cheapest? Fly from Bristol to Dublin - then back to Bristol (seven days later) when it's time to for me to fly back home to the states, take train to airport - Heathrow? Better idea??

Thank you in advance!

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1. Re: Good idea? fly to dublin and back - take train to Heathrow

WHY? All it does is add several hours to your travel time and increases the risk of missing your flight home.

Fly to Heathrow from Dublin - preferably by adding a flight to your existing ticket home

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2. Re: Good idea? fly to dublin and back - take train to Heathrow

A Dublin-Heathrow flight will be more expensive than Dublin-Bristol, but when you add in the train fare and the cost of getting from BIA to Temple Meads, the difference is likely to be marginal. Fly direct to Heathrow.

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3. Re: Good idea? fly to dublin and back - take train to Heathrow

It is a great plan if you are hoping to stop off in Bristol on the way back, otherwise I would get two singles one Bristol to Dublin the other Dublin to Heathrow, Bristol is a far cheaper and more friendly place to stop over than anything London can offer but as has already been said, if you are just trying to save a few pounds on your airfare it could easily be taken back by the trains etc.

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4. Re: Good idea? fly to dublin and back - take train to Heathrow

Fly www.aerlingus.com into Heathrow as their airfares are on a par with bus fares !!

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5. Re: Good idea? fly to dublin and back - take train to Heathrow

Thank you everyone! Yes, I see the folly in this plan. I have booked two one ways.

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