How to arrange theatre breaks in London when travelling from Dublin
Taking in a West End show should be top of anyone's list of things to do in London. If you are living in Dublin, or the rest of Ireland for that matter, then you are just a short hop away from one of the world's most revered entertainment centres.
If interested in theatre breaks in London and coming from Dublin then there are a few things you need to know. With the advent of low-cost airlines, flights to the English capital are currently cheaper than they have ever been and the journey time is under 90 minutes. The cheapest services will be found with Ryanair and Aer Lingus. Aer Lingus currently operate over 15 flights to London Heathrow and Gatwick, with prices starting from €4.99 (one-way excluding tax).
Alternatively, Ryanair operate regular flights between Dublin and both London Gatwick and Stanstead. There are often many real bargains with Ryanair and with the first flight leaving Dublin at 7.40am and the last departing from Gatwick at 9pm, it is even possible to fly in, catch a matinee performance and return home in one day.
For more information on flights, visit www.ryanair.com and www.aerlingus.com.
Shows and Hotels
If you are serious about theatre breaks in London and coming from Dublin, then you will also be interested in the many show and hotel packages available. Various agencies, such as Justlondontheatrebreaks.com, offer affordable deals for every show imaginable. Tickets to Mama Mia with 1 night hotel accommodation start from £83 per person. The same package for long running shows such as Les Miserables starts from £74 per person.