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Travelers who are looking for cheap flights to Dublin can easily find tickets to the Dublin Airport. This airport is located in Collinstown, north of the city. It has two terminals, labeled 1 and 2. The Dublin Airport is the most important airport in Ireland. Its Irish name is “Aerfort Bhaile Atha Cliath.”

Dublin Airport (DUB) Information

The Dublin Airport (DUB) is undergoing some transformation projects. Terminal 2 (T2) is under construction, and should be open in 2010; the new Pier D is now open as well. Amenities at the Dublin Airport include shops, restaurants, bars, cafes, kiosks, pharmacies, salons, massage parlors, E-Tolling, self-service postage, banking, currency exchange, ATMs, business lounge, Wi-Fi (for charge), baggage storage, luggage trolleys, lost and found, medical services, a chapel and handicap and autism services. The Dublin Airport also has a US border pre-clearance for those headed to the United States.

Airlines That Fly Into Dublin

The Dublin Airport (DUB) is the busiest Irish airport, as well as one of the top ten busiest European airports. It is usually very crowded at the height of capacity, so travelers should show up early. It is mainly an international airport, as Ireland is a small country. There are about 50 daily departures to all five London airports. The Dublin-London route is the second busiest route in the world, after Hong Kong-Taipei. The Dublin Airport is a hub for Aer Araan, Aer Lingus, CityJet, Monarch Airlines, Ryanair and Thomson Airways. Some other airlines that operate out of Dublin include Air France, American, Czech Airlines and Scandinavian Airlines.

Dublin Transit Information

Distance to city: 6 miles

Bus to city

  • Fare: €6.00
  • The AirLink Bus lines 747 and 748 take passengers to downtown Dublin.

Train to city

  • Not available currently; one is in development.

Taxi to city

  • Fare: €25 approximately
  • Taxis are located on the forecourt of the Arrivals Level.

Other options

  • There is also an Aircoach service that takes passengers to Dublin.

Car Rental Companies at Dublin Airport

These car rental companies are open from 6:00 AM-11:00 PM. They are located in the Arrivals Hall of the Main Terminal.