Airport – Dublin International Airport
is conveniently located just to the North of Dublin
city centre. It is situated near the M50 and M1 motorways.
You can easily get to and from the airport by car,
bus or taxi. There are also train stations nearby.
The airport is Ireland biggest airport and has lots
of facilities including plenty of car hire desks,
which are open daily from 06.00-23.00 or until the
last scheduled flight, national bus and rail information
desks, hotel transfer services to Holiday Inn and
the new Great Southern Dublin Airport Hotel.
It has free nurseries on Departures concourse and
beside Check In Area 1. Baby changing facilities are
available in all of the airport toilets. There is
a Post Office, which is open Monday to Friday 09.00
- 17.00, Sat 09.00 - 12.30.
Dublin Airport also has many catering
facilities, including a wide variety of restaurants
and bars both in the main terminal building and in
the boarding areas. There is the Bank of Ireland in
the Departures concourse. Normal banking hours are
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10.00 ñ
16.00, and Wednesday 10.00 ñ 17.00. The Bureaux
de Change is located in the Departures concourse and
there are ICE bureauxs conveniently located around
the airport. There are plenty of Tourist Information
and Reservations service points throughout the airport,
to help out with any of your questions.
A taxi to the city centre should cost from approximately
€15 to €20. There is a taxi rank outside
the Arrivals concourse.
There are 6 Bus Services operating
from directly outside the terminal building. The regular
bus service (numbers 41/41A/41B/41C) takes about 45
minutes to reach the city centre. The regular buses
terminate in the city centre at Eden Quay on the river
There is also an Airport Express Coach Service
– Airlink. Airlink Number 747will bring you
to the central bus station (Busaras) from which coaches
depart to all parts of the country. This coach service
is operated by Dublin Bus. For more information visit
Aerdart is a public transport link
between Dublin Airport and anywhere on Dublin's DART
(Dublin Area Rapid Transport) and suburban rail network.
The major benefit of this service is that it provides
a speedy and reliable link to and from the airport
avoiding city centre traffic. The Aerdart Shuttle
bus operates 18 hours a day, 7 days a week, connecting
Dublin Airport to Howth Junction DART. The service
operates every 15 minutes in both directions. For
more information visit www.aerdart.ie.
Aircoach, a private operator, runs
its distinctive blue air-conditioned luxury coaches
between Dublin Airport and Ballsbridge, via the city
centre, servicing many hotels and B&Bs. The service
leaves the airport every 15 minutes, and every hour
from midnight to 05.00. Up to 2 accompanied children
are carried free of charge. For more information visit