Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport is located 10km away from the city centre in the neighbouring county of Fingal and serves as the city’s primary gateway. Enjoying comparatively high passenger traffic over the years, it has also gradually become the busiest airport in Ireland, as well as one of Europe’s leading gateways today. Dublin Airport is home to operations run by local airlines Ryanair and Aer Lingus; and is highly proficient in covering regional destinations within the European realm, with the London route its most patronised course. Originally established in 1940 with the launch of an Aer Lingus flight to Liverpool, the airport has grown significantly into its current stature. Today, hundreds and millions of people have passed through Dublin Airport, which continues welcoming passengers travelling through its humble gateway.


The airport is divided into two main passenger terminals. Terminal 1 serves all of Ryanair’s operations as well as various other carriers covering mostly short-haul journeys in and out of regional destinations. On the other hand, Terminal 2 serves all of Aer Lingus’ operations alongside other carriers from around the world flying passengers on long-haul trips to international destinations. As the two terminals are conveniently located right beside each other, passengers looking to cross over to the opposite terminal may do so with just a short walk along a special walkway designed to connect the two terminals. Although there are visible signs pointing you in the right direction, navigating around these signs may be a problem for some people due to complicated instructions. Do approach any ground staff for help should you require assistance with crossing terminals.

Services and Facilities

The airport’s award-winning design is inclusive of The Loop, an exclusive zone for passengers seeking entertainment and fun. Whether you are looking for an exquisite timepiece, or the latest lipstick shade, and even perhaps a clique keychain or two to remind you of your memories in Dublin; The Loop holds the answer for every need. Here, passengers have full access to restaurants and eateries to satisfy hunger pangs; from freshly brewed coffee at Starbucks, to chargrilled steaks at The Garden Terrace. At Terminal 2, passengers can linger over a glass of wine with the extensive selection at Flutes, or pamper their taste buds with chocolaty treats at the Chocolate Lounge. The Loop also has its own online website where passengers may pre-purchase their goods and collect them upon arrival at Dublin Airport.

Across both terminals, passengers may also access any of the standard airport amenities; such as banking facilities, WiFi access, baggage services, onsite medical assistance, worship rooms and even nursing facilities for infants.

Passengers looking to travel in utmost comfort may also check out the airport’s Executive Lounges. For an affordable fee, passengers will be granted up to three hours of access of luxury; with a wide array of complimentary amenities. Take this opportunity to unwind and relax before heading for your next flight out.

Airport or nearby transit hotels

Passengers in transit or layovers can check themselves into one of the many nearby accommodations within the airport’s vicinity. Accommodations providing complimentary shuttle services to and fro the airport’s premises include the Clarion Hotel Dublin Airport and the Crowne Plaza Dublin Northwood Hotel.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 
Visitors looking to drive into the airport’s premises can take the M1 or the M50 motorway. Passengers may also rent cars from operators located at the arrivals hall or the multi-storey carpark to use at their disposal during their time in Dublin.
Buses hide 
Bus services are the mainstay of the airport’s provision of public modes of commutation. Passengers can take a bus into the heart of Dublin, as well as out of the city into neighbouring towns. There are currently a handful of varying operators offering connections into the city centre, including the Dublin Bus as well as the Aircoach.
Taxi hide 
Passengers seeking private modes of transport into the city can hop into a waiting taxi at any respective forecourt outside the terminals. Taxi fares are determined by the meter, and visitors may request for a receipt at the end of the journey.

 Who flies to Dublin

 Airport Contact Details

Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport,
Co. Dublin,

Tel:+353 (0)1 8141111
Fax:+353 (0)1 8144364


Dublin Airport Authority plc (DAA)

 Location Details

Longitude:6° 15' 7'' W
Latitude:53° 25' 57'' N

 Airport Location

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