9 days in London, Edinburgh & Dublin Itinerary

9 days in London, Edinburgh & Dublin Itinerary

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9 days in London, Edinburgh & Dublin Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati, United States
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Cincinnati, United States

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Camden Market and Jamon Jamon Paella. It doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum and browse the range of quality goods at Harrods.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the London vacation planner.

Cincinnati, USA to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Cincinnati to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cincinnati in April, you will find days in London are little chillier (56°F), and nights are about the same (40°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms

2
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 16th (Mon), browse the range of quality goods at Jenners, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then look for gifts at Miss Katie Cupcake. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Kinloch Anderson, then examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, then view the masterpieces at Urbane Art Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Eddie's Seafood Market.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online travel route planner .

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Urbane Art Gallery ©
Urbane Art Gallery

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the wide array of goods at Brown Thomas and then steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): stop by Ulysses Rare Books, make a trip to Grafton Street, look for gifts at Sheridans, then stop by Cleo Knitwear, and finally look for gifts at DesignYard.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Dublin itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 37°F. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street
Sheridans ©
Sheridans

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