Dublin, Ireland Airport Information
Dublin International Airport (DUB)
Approximate taxi fare: 24 EUR
Dublin International Airport (DUB) is one of Europe's busiest airports that provides access to 175 destinations and serves an average of 60,000 passengers and 600 operations per day. Located 12 km north of Dublin city center, the airport offers services to over 30 airports in the UK and more than 100 airports throughout Europe. Dublin airport also has the facility of US Preclearance, which allows US-bound passengers to undertake all US immigration, customs, and agriculture inspections prior to departure. A wide variety of restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops at both the terminals allow travelers to relax before and after their travel time. The airport also features The Loop shopping area, 24-hour parking options, and direct access to Dublin Bus Service.
Dublin, Ireland Ground Transportation
Dublin Area Rapid Transport
Iarnrod Eireann’s Dublin Area Rapid Transport (DART) operates suburban rail service along the Irish Sea from Malahide or Howth in the north to Greystones in the South. The daily rail service runs every 15 minutes all day and allows passengers to discover many of the sights and attractions Dublin has to offer. There is a range of DART tickets and fares that offer customers great value.
The light rail tram system known as Luas operates two lines, the Red Line and the Green Line. The Red Line runs from Tallaght to The Point and from Saggart to Connolly, and the Green Line runs from Brides Glen to St. Stephen’s Green through Sandyford. During peak times trams operate every 4-5 minutes, while off-peak trams run every 10-15 minutes.
Serving both the city and county of Dublin, Dublin Bus is the biggest public transport provider operating over 136 routes. Dublin Bus operates throughout the city center, as well as to and from Dublin Airport on its Airlink service, which connects the airport with Dublin’s Heuston and Connolly rail stations, the Luas Red Line, The Convention Centre Dublin, and more than 50 city center hotels. The bus services are available from 5:00 AM until midnight and a special Nitelink service operates from midnight until 4:00 AM on Friday and Saturday nights.
Rental car counters for Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Dooley, and Hertz are available on both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of Dublin Airport. The counter for Sixt is also available at Arrivals Hall of Terminal 1.
Taxis are an easy option for travelers getting to and from Dublin Airport. Travelers can hail taxis from the forecourts just outside Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. All fares are calculated on the taximeter as per the fare information supplied by Commission for Taxi Regulation.