Getting to Dublin

  • By Plane

    Dublin is easily accessible from the UK, Continental Europe and the east and west coast of the USA. More than 36 scheduled airlines fly into Dublin Airport, which is located 12 km from the city centre. Dublin Airport serves 7 domestic, 29 UK, 36 Continental European and 9 international destinations.

    For more information please visit www.dublinairport.com.

    Please see below a list of some of the frequent airlines that fly to Dublin.

    Air Traffic Servicing Ireland includes

    37

    Airlines

    7

    Domestic Airports

    29

    UK Airports

    Aer Lingus
    BMI
    SAS
    Ryanair
    Air France
    Malev
    British Airways
    Lufthansa
    KLM
    Iberia
    Alitalia
    Olympic

    By Ferry

    It is also possible to get to Dublin by ferry via Holyhead, Liverpool and Isle of Man ports in Britain. Dublin has two ferry terminals, Dublin Port, located in the city centre, is serviced by bus, and Dun Laoghaire ferry terminal, south of the city, and is easily reached by a 20 minute car or DART train journey.
    http://www.dublinport.ie/tourism/ferry-information/

    Car Rental

    Irish Car Rentals are one of the largest independent Car Rental Companies in Ireland and operate a fleet of over 2,700 new vehicles. Their car rental desk is ideally located at Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport, Knock Airport, Kerry Airport and Cork Airport and there are several other car rental offices in Ireland in Dublin City Centre, Dublin North (Santry) and Limerick City Centre. The large international car rental companies operate in Dublin Airport which include Hertz and Europcar.

    A valid driving licence is required to drive in Ireland.

  • Access from Dublin Airport to Dublin City

    Dublin is served by two Terminals (T1 & T2). There are a number of private and public bus services that operate from outside the airport arrivals areas to City Centre.

    Aircoach is a privately run bus service which operates between the airport and a number of city hotels and locations.
    www.aircoach.ie

    Airlink (Bus 747), operated by Dublin Bus, will bring you directly from the airport to Busáras, Dublin’s central bus station, located in the city centre.
    www.dublinbus.ie

    AerDart
    is a combined bus and train service that will bring you from Dublin Airport to any DART/Train station along the route for an all-inclusive price.
    www.dublinbus.ie

    There are also a number of other public bus services operating between the airport and various destinations.

    Taxi

    A Taxi rank is situated just outside the airport terminals and, depending on the time of day, the journey takes approximately 30 minutes to the city centre, and conference hotels.

    leap-card

    The Visitor Leap Card (Dublin city wide travel card)

    The Leap Visitor Card is the convenient public transport ticket for tourists and visitors to Dublin. It takes you anywhere you want to go in the city and suburbs for the following time periods; 24 hours, 3 days, 7 days. For more detailed information on usage and where to purchase please visit here: https://about.leapcard.ie