Dublin International Airport is the busiest airport in Ireland and one of the ten busiest airports in Europe. Handles over 60,000 passengers a day, reaching up to 80,000 in the season and manages the movement of 600 aircrafts per day. The port is located 10 km north of the centre of the country's capital, near the M50 and M1 motorways. Its official opening took place in January 1940. Nearly 50 airlines fly from the airport. The airport is the main air base for Aer Lingus, which is the national carrier of Ireland and for Ryanair, the largest low-fare operator in Europe.
The port of Dublin checked-in over 25 million passengers in 2015.
There are two hotels within the airport.
Aer Rianta, Dublin
Dublin Airport (DUB) is easily accessible by bus. We have over 1 thousand available buses and connections daily. We can reach the city centre as well as to other cities throughout Ireland. The lines that we have at our disposal are:
Dublin Bus (various places in Dublin)
Airlink (Dublin City Center or Rail / Bus Stations - Dublin Airport)
Aircoach (Dublin Airport - Dublin)
Airport Hopper (from Tallaght Square, Newlands Cross Shopping Center, The Mill, Dunawley / Foxdene Estates, Liffey Valley Shopping Center – Clarion Hotel, N4 Foot Bridge)
Urbus (Dublin Airport – Castleknock, Blanchardstown Shopping Center and Swords.)
Ardcavan (Dublin Airport – Dublin)
Aircoach (Dublin Airport – Belfast and Cork)
Bray Express (Dublin Airport – Bray)
Bus Eireann (Dublin Airport – Letterkenny, Belfast, Banbridge, Newry, Dundalk, Drogheda and Balbriggan)
Citylink (Dublin Airport – Galway / Waterford)
Dublin Coach (Dublin Airport – Portlaoise by: Monasterevin, Kildare, Newbridge, Naas, Green Isle Hotel, Red Cow Luas, Dublin Airport)
eireagle.com (Galway, Limerick)
GoBus.ie (Galway – Dublin – Dublin airport)
John Mc Ginley (Route A: Ardee, Carrickmacross, Castleblaney, Monaghan, Omagh, Derry, Inishowen, Co. Donegal; Route B: Ardee, Carrickmacross, Castleblaney, Monaghan, Omagh, Lifford, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal)
JJ Kavanagh (Dublin Airport – Limerick, Waterford and Tramore)
Nestor Link (Dublin Airport – Galway)
Wexford Bus (Dublin Airport – Wetford Town also serving Gorey, Camolin, Ferns and Enniscorthy)
Translink (Belfast, Derry)
Taxi stands are located directly in front of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. A taxi can take you to most places in Dublin. The journey to the city centre takes about 20-45 minutes, and the price of the course can vary between 15-20 euros, it depends on many factors: number of passengers, time of day, amount of luggage, day of the week, etc.
Aer Rianta, Dublin
Dublin Airport is located close to two M50 and M1 highways. From the centre of Dublin you can get to the airport using these roads, first M50, then M1, and then follow the signs.
o From the south and west – main routes: N81, N7, N4, N3, N2 lead to M50, from which we go down to M1 and continue along the signs to the airport.
o From the north – the N1 / M1 road leads straight to the airport roundabout.
o From the east – heading north on the N1 / M1 road, we will get to the airport roundabout.
Coordinates for GPS car navigation systems:53°25'33"N, 6°14'24"W
The airport has over 16 thousand parking spaces. Both at Terminal 1 and at Terminal 2, there are three multi-storey short-term car parks with 3,500 spots and long-term with 12,400 places available 24/7. Short-term parking is located opposite the terminal building, and the long-term eastern edge of the airport. Access to the long-term parking from the airport is provided by a 24-hour shuttle bus.
Price list for parking in the short-term parking with 23% VAT:
The first hour is 3 EUR
for an additional hour 4.5 EUR
maximum daily rate of 40 EUR
Price list for parking in the long-term parking lot:
for a day or a part of the parking rate, they start from EUR 7.5
Dublin Airport also has over 90 places for people with disabilities in two major short-term car parks. Space for a long-term car park is also designated for them. You can use them only with a valid disabled parking card. Parking is paid, and the rate depends on the parking area.
Information – information points are located in the main hall of arrivals.
Disabled – the airport is adapted to the needs of disabled people and, if necessary, offers assistance from an assistant.
Gastronomy – the airport has a lot of dining options: restaurants, bars, fast food and cafes.
Shopping – there are a lot of multi-branch stores within the port, including duty free ones.
Finances – in the area of Terminal 1 Bank of Ireland is open: Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Friday from 10: 00 am to 4: 00 pm and on Wednesday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. You can also use the exchange office in the departure hall, open daily from 4:30 am to 8:00 pm. In Terminal 2 there are three exchange offices: at Baggage Hall, open from 4:30 am to 10:30 pm. Check-In Hall is open from 4:30 am to 7:00 pm and Beyond Security is open from 04:00 am to 10:15 pm. In addition, ATMs are located in many convenient places at the airport.
Car rental – six car rental agencies are located in the arrival hall:
Hertz tel. +353 1 844 5466
Budget tel. +353 1 844 5150
Avis tel. +353 1 605 7500
Europcar tel. +353 1 812 2800
Dooley tel. +353 1 944 6866
Enterprise tel. +353 1 460 5042
Sixt tel. +353 1 844 5689
Luggage – on Terminal 1 there is a payable luggage room open daily from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm. At the airport, luggage carts can be used free of charge.
Chapel – the chapel is located in Terminal 2 at the departures level. It can be used by people of all faiths and religions 24 hours a day. Before entering the chapel, you should take off your shoes and leave them in a closet intended for that purpose. You should not light candles or any incense in it.
Children – there are rooms with changing tables in the area of the airport.
Internet – the airport offers a number of high-speed Internet devices, including internet kiosks, printing devices and wireless access. Connection to WiFi at the airport is free
Aer Rianta, Dublin
Aer Rianta, Dublin
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