Getting to Dublin
Dublin Airport is an international airport located to the north of the city. Flights come in from several major cities, and it is possible usually to get a connection flight through London, other European cities, and the US if you are flying from an airport without flights to Dublin. Aer Lingus is Ireland's national airline. The airport is linked to the city by several bus routes, some express, others regular local services. Taxis are also available.
Dublin Ferry Services
There are ferry services from Dublin Port and Dun Laoghaire, to Liverpool, Holyhead and other UK ports. It is only a few hours drive or by train to Rosslare-Europort in Co. Wexford, where ferries sail to Fishguard in the UK and also to France. Stena and Irish Ferries are two of the major ferry services
Getting to Dublin
Getting around the Dublin region can easily be done using the bus, DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport), hired car or taxi. The city is also easily traversed by bicycle for those who enjoy a more energetic approach to transport.
Bus services in Dublin city and county are provided by Dublin Bus. They operate from 06.00 – 23.30 on weekday`s 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 shops throughout the Dublin region.
Bus Eireann operates bus services from Dublin to the rest of Ireland. Busaras, the central bus station, is located on Amiens Street.
Aircoach, a private operator, runs its distinctive blue air-conditioned luxury coaches between Dublin Airport and the centre and south of the city, servicing many of the hotels and B&Bs. The service runs 24 hours a day.
Tel:+353 1 8447118
DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport)
The DART suburban rail service operates between Malahide at the Northernmost tip of the scenic eastern coastal strip, and Greystones to the South. Enquire at any of the 25 stations along the route about train times and the variety of travel ticket options available.
Tel: +353 1 7033504
Trains serving all parts of Ireland are run by the State transport company, CIE. There are two main train stations in the city, Connolly and Heuston. Visitors travelling 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.
Tel: +353 1 8366222
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. The average fare for a taxi from the airport to the city centre is 25 Euros