Dublin Airport is the largest airport in Ireland with more than 31 million passengers in 2018. The airport has two terminals, most flights are operated by Irish airlines Aer Lingus and Ryanair.
Where is Dublin Airport situated?
It is situated north of the Irish capital. From the city you can take the N1 towards the airport, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are accessible via exit 2 of the M1 motorway.
How many terminals does Dublin Airport have?
Dublin Airport consists of two terminals, namely the older Terminal 1 and the newer Terminal 2. The boarding gates of Terminal 1 can be found in Pier D (Gates 100), Pier A (Gates 200) and Pier B (Gates 300), the boarding gates of Terminal 2 are located in Pier E (Gates 400). The terminals at Dublin Airport are connected to each other, Terminal 1 is home to Ryanair, Terminal 2 to Aer Lingus.
A good alternative for flying to or from Dublin Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Ireland.
|Belfast City Airport (United Kingdom)||135km|
|Belfast International Airport (United Kingdom)||137km|
|Ireland West Airport Knock||177km|
The distance from Dublin Airport to the centre of Dublin is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Dublin.
From DUB Airport to Dublin City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Dublin Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Dublin Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Dublin Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Dublin Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Dublin Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Dublin is about € 27.-. Book your taxi at Dublin Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From DUB Airport to Dublin City centre by Taxi
At Dublin Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Budget, Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Dublin Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Dublin Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Aer Lingus
- United Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Dublin
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Dublin Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Guinness Storehouse: Skip-the-Line Ticket with Free Pint
More than a million people a year visit the home of Guinness, and most agree that it’s a high point of a trip to Dublin. Take a self-guided tour of the Guinness Storehouse, learn all about world-famous Guinness Stout, and enjoy a complimentary pint.
From Dublin: Giants Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Discover the dramatic landscapes of Northern Ireland on a day trip to the Giant's Causeway from Dublin. Explore Giant's Causeway, cross the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, visit Dark Hedges, spend some time in Belfast, see Causeway coastal route on the way.
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