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Getting to and from Dublin Airport:

by Adam Crowther | Aug 10, 2023

Dublin Airport is located approximately 10 km north of Dublin City Centre, which is accessible by bus, taxi, car, cycling or walking. There are several transport options for those travelling to Dublin City Centre and beyond. You can travel directly to central locations such as O'Connell Street or connect to the rest of Ireland, by reaching Connolly and Heuston train stations, as well as Ireland's central bus station, Bus Áras.

Here are some of the best options you can use once you arrive.


Taxis are readily available at the airport. You can find them at designated taxi ranks outside the arrivals terminal. Make sure to use official airport taxis or reputable taxi services.

Bus Services for Dublin City and Greater Dublin Area (most popular): 

Dublin Airport is well-connected to the city center and other locations via a network of bus services.  Dublin Bus route 41 serving Swords and the city centre via Dublin Airport operates on a 24 hour basis.  For more information on tickets, booking and payment for all services, please click operator name below.

Operators and Route Numbers

Dublin Express 782, 784

Aircoach 700, 702, 703

Dublin Bus 16, 41

Go Ahead 33a, 102

Airport Hopper 767, 777

Dublin Coach 750


All buses operate from stops located within a short walking distance from the airport terminals. To view a map of Dublin Airport bus zones, bus stops and the location of bus operators, please see below or click here.

Airport Shuttle:
Some hotels and accommodations offer shuttle services to and from the airport. Check with your hotel to see if they provide this service.

Car Rental:
If you prefer the flexibility of driving yourself, you can rent a car from various car rental agencies located at the airport. This option is ideal if you plan to explore areas outside of Dublin.

Private Transfers:

You can arrange for a private transfer service in advance. This option provides a comfortable and personalized experience, often with a driver waiting for you upon your arrival.

Uber and Ride-Sharing:
Uber and other ride-sharing services might operate in Dublin, so you could use their apps to request a ride from the airport. Some examples include FREENOW, Uber, or Lynk.


Remember to consider factors such as cost, convenience, and the number of people traveling with you when choosing your transportation option. It's also a good idea to check for any updates or changes in transportation options before your trip, as services may evolve over time.