Transportation to and from Dublin Airport
What is de distance from Dublin Airport to the centre of Dublin?
The distance between Dublin Airport and the city centre is 12 kilometres / 7.5 miles, it takes 20 minutes by car. Please take into account a journey takes longer during peak hours.
From DUB Airport to Dublin City centre by Car
Bus to Dublin
If you don’t have much luggage it is possible to travel with bus line 16 (airport bus stop 7347) or bus line 41 (airport bus stop 7348), both operated by Dublin Bus. These buses are a cheap alternative to the express bus services and almost as fast. The buses depart regularly from the airport and out of the city, on average every 15 minutes. The final stop of bus line 16 is Ballinteer (Kingston), the stop in the city centre (O’Connell Street) can be reached in approximately 45 minutes. Bus line 41 runs to Abbey Street Lower in the centre of the city, the journey time is 45 minutes.
Tickets cost € 3.30 per person and are available from the bus driver. You can only pay with cash, preferably the exact amount. The bus ride is more econonimal (€ 2.50) if you are in possession of a reusable plastic Leap Card. Please consult website and timetable bus line 16 and bus line 41 for more information.
Be well prepared before arrival ⇒ buy tickets for the Airlink airport bus and skip-the-line admission tickets for the most famous attraction of Dublin: Guinness Storehouse, including Guinness Pint with view in the Gravity Bar:)
Airlink to Dublin
There are two express bus providers between Dublin Airport and the city, you can choose between Airlink (route 747) and Aircoach. The Dublin Bus airport service Airlink is the cheapest of these two and therefore the most popular with travellers. On the bus is sufficient space for luggage. Every 10 to 15 minutes a bus departs from Dublin Airport via the Dublin Port Tunnel to the railway station Dublin Heuston. In the centre you can get off the bus at bus stops O’Connell Street and College Green & Temple Bar, travel time from the airport to these stops is around 40 minutes. Airlink bus route 757 also runs between the airport and the city.
Tickets can be purchased online, at the airport and from the bus driver. From the train station Dublin Heuston there are connections to Waterford, Cork, Limerick, Galway and other places in Ireland. Dublin Bus warns passengers travelling to the airport between 15:00 hours and 19:00 hours, a bus journey may take up to an hour during these times. Please consult website and timetable Airlink for more information. Pre-book a bus transfer from Dublin Airport to the city centre and take the worry and stress out of your arrival.
|Adults||€ 7||€ 12|
|Children, 5 up to 15 years||€ 3||€ 5|
|Family Ticket*||€ 17||€ 30|
– Family Ticket* = combination ticket for 2 adults and 2 children, slightly cheaper than single tickets!
– A return ticket is valid for 90 days
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.
Dublin: Airport Express Airlink Bus Transfer
Enjoy a quick, easy, and money saving option with this Airlink express shuttle bus transfer between Dublin Airport and Dublin city center, stopping-off at various location within the city. Tickets are valid in either direction and departures are frequent.
Irish Whiskey Museum: Whiskey Blending Experience
Learn about Irish whiskey blending at a 75-minute experience at Dublin's Irish Whiskey Museum. Take a fully guided tour of the museum, then relax with 4 types of Irish whiskey while a master blender talks you through the rich heritage, tones and palate.
Tours and transport
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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