Getting there

By Plane

Dublin is easily accessible from the UK, Continental Europe, the East and West coast of the USA, and the Middle East and East of Asia. 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.
Please see below a list of some of the frequent airlines that fly to Dublin.

Air Traffic Servicing Ireland includes


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

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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.

Access Dublin from Dublin Airport

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.

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.

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

Taxis are 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.

Car rental
Large international car rental companies operate in Dublin Airport including Hertz and Europcar. As well as the largest independent company, Irish Car Rentals. Their car rental desks are 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.
A valid driving licence is required to drive in Ireland.