Traveling to Dublin

Dublin Airport is the largest airport in Ireland, with 47 airlines flying form over 200 destinations in 44 countries on four continents.  Dublin Airport is conveniently located approximately 10km north of Dublin City Centre with access to a large number of buses, coaches and taxis all allowing you to get to and from the airport with ease.

Aircoach offers services from Dublin Airport to Dublin city centre and South County Dublin on a 24-hour basis. The Aircoach departs from just outside Terminal 1 Arrivals (Zone 1) and Terminal 2 Arrivals (Zone 21). Its city centre service stops at most of the major hotels in Dublin city and at other key locations across Dublin.

Dublin Bus routes 16 and 41 connect Dublin Airport to the city centre.

The Airlink Express 747 or 757 services are currently suspended.

Transport in Dublin 

Public Transport Zones and Ticket Pricing in Dublin

  • Leap Card: the cheapest way to travel in Dublin on public transport. They are smartcard tickets which saves you up to 31% on your travel.
  • Leap Visitor Card: A ‘Leap Visitor Card’ is valid for 1, 3 or 7 days depending on how much you pay.

A Leap Visitor Card allows you unlimited travel after the first time you use it (for the period you have selected) on the following public transport services:

  • All Dublin Bus and Go-Ahead bus services (note: not valid on tours)
  • All Dublin tram (‘Luas’) services
  • Dublin rail services in the Short Hop Zone

You can purchase a Visitor Leap Card from the following outlets:

  • Dublin Airport
    • Bus andTravel Information Desk (Terminal 1 Arrivals)
    • Spar (Terminal 2 Arrivals)
    • WHSmith (Terminal 2 Arrivals)
  • Central Dublin
    • Dublin Bus, 59 Upper O’Connell St.
    • Discover Ireland Centre, 14 Upper O’Connell St.
    • Visit Dublin Centre, 25 Suffolk St.
    • Easons Busaras, Beresford Place
    • Easons Heuston Station, Dublin 8