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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 Taxi
12 km
20 min
€ 30.-

Public transport

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 economical (€ 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.

Well prepared ⇒ buy skip-the-line tickets for one of the most popular attractions in Dublin: Guinness Storehouse, including Guinness Pint with view in the Gravity Bar:)

Bus services

Dublin Express to Dublin – BUY TICKETS

There are two express bus providers between the airport and the city centre, namely Dublin Express and Aircoach. Dublin Express (Route 782) is the cheapest and fastest of the two and therefore the most popular with tourists. Buses depart every 30 minutes from Terminal 1 via Terminal 2 and the Dublin Port Tunnel to the city centre. In the centre of Dublin you can get off at 10 different city stops, depending on which the journey time is 25 to 45 minutes. For example, you can get off at the stops Aston Quay (O’Connell Bridge and Trinity College) and Wellington Quay (Temple Bar and Dublin Castle), the journey time from the airport to these stops is 30 minutes from Terminal 1 and 25 minutes from Terminal 2. Tickets can be bought online and at the airport, the prices are listed below. There is sufficient space for luggage on board the bus, you can also use free WiFi. Heuston Rail Station, one of the two main railway stations, is one of the Dublin Express bus stops. The train station offers good rail links to Waterford, Cork, Limerick, Galway and other places in Ireland. Please consult website and timetable Dublin Express for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults € 6 € 8
Children, 3 up to 15 years € 2.50 € 3.50

Discover and book tickets, activities and tours:



Guinness Storehouse: Entrance Ticket

More than a million people a year visit the home of Guinness. Take a self-guided tour of the Guinness Storehouse, learn all about world-famous Guinness Stout, and enjoy a complimentary pint.


From Dublin: Giant's Causeway & Belfast Titanic with Ticket

Visit all the top Northern Ireland attractions on a tour from Dublin. See the Titanic Museum, take in the Giant’s Causeway and admire the Dark Hedges. You will also have the opportunity to take stunning pictures of Dunluce Castle.


Irish Whiskey Museum: Guided Tour and Whiskey Tasting

Discover the intriguing tale of Irish whiskey as entertaining storytellers unveil its origins, rise to glory, dramatic downfall and current revival. Enjoy a 60-minute guided tour, including either 3 Classic or 4 Premium Irish whiskeys to taste.



Dublin: Cliffs of Moher, Kilmacduagh Abbey & Galway Day Tour

Explore Ireland’s scenic landscapes on a trip to the Cliffs of Moher on a day trip by bus. Visit Galway and the Burren, and see the monastic ruins of Kilmacduagh.


Skip-the-Line: Guinness & Jameson Irish Experience Tour

Experience the Guinness Storehouse and Jameson Whiskey Distillery on a skip-the-line half-day tour. Visiting 2 of Dublin’s top attractions in an Irish experience like no other.


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

Tour & transport

Dublin: Giants Causeway, Dark Hedges, Dunluce & Belfast Tour

Discover Northern Ireland's dramatic coastal route on a day trip to the Giant's Causeway from Dublin. Visit the Dark Hedges, Dunluce Castle, and spend some time in Belfast.

Tour & transport

Dublin: Giant's Causeway, Dark Hedges & Titanic Guided Tour

Travel from Dublin on this guided day tour and explore Northern Ireland's most photogenic locations. Visit the Giant's Causeway, Dark Hedges, castle ruins, the Titanic Belfast exhibition, and more.

Tour & transport

Dublin: Cliffs of Moher, Kilmacduagh Abbey & Galway Day Tour

Explore Ireland’s scenic landscapes on a trip to the Cliffs of Moher on a day trip by bus. Visit Galway and the Burren, and see the monastic ruins of Kilmacduagh.


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