Transport – Dublin is a small city,
so it is easy enough to explore it by foot or bicycle.
For those who prefer to use public transport, Dublin
has a wide range of transport to get you around the
city. If you come to the city by car your best bet
is to leave your vehicle in a car park and enjoy your
visit by bus, metro or taxi.
Bus Services in Dublin city and
county are provided by Dublin Bus. They operate from
06.00 - 23.30 on weekdays with a limited late night
bus service (Nitelinks) on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
departing the city centre every 20 minutes from 00.30
till 04.30. Timetables for buses including details
of various money-saving commuter and tourist tickets
are sold in retail shops and other stores throughout
the Dublin region. For more information visit www.dublinbus.ie.
Bus Eireann operates bus services from Dublin to the
rest of Ireland. Busaras, the central bus station
is located on Amiens Street. For more information
The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport) suburban
rail service operates between Malahide at the Northernmost
tip of the scenic eastern coastal strip, and Greystones
to the South. It services 25 stations along the route
and information about train times and the variety
of travel ticket options are available from each of
these stations. Visit www.dart.ie for more information.
The State Transport Company, CIE,
runs trains serving all parts of Ireland. There are
two main train stations in the city, Connolly and
Heuston. Visitors traveling from the South and West
will arrive at Heuston Station, a short hop from the
centre by bus or taxi. Those arriving from the North,
North West and the South East arrive at Connolly Station,
which is a short walk from O'Connell Street. Visit
for more information.
Taxis can be hailed, hired at taxi
ranks or booked by telephone. Three of the main taxi
ranks in the city centre are located on O'Connell
Street, Dame Street and St. Stephen's Green.