General Information.

Getting Around.

By Bus

Direction from/to City Center

Dublin Bus is the main commuter transport provider in Dublin carrying over 100 million customers a year. The following bus routes to and from the airport departs from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. These buses will set down at all stops between Dublin Airport and the departure/destination point. There are two types of Dublin bus operating the airport:

Option 1: Airlink 747 now connects Dublin Airport with a number of popular Dublin locations. Travelling via the Port Tunnel the Airlink connects the Airport with:

  • • O’ Connell Street (City Center)
  • • Trinity College & Temple Bar (City Center)
  • • Central Bus and Train stations - City Center
  • • Convention Centre (City Center)
  • • Over 50 hotels and guesthouses throughout the City Centre and more...
Airlink Fares
Single Adult €6.00 Return €10.00
Child Adult €3.00 Return €5.00

Airlink prepaid tickets can be bought at the Bus and Rail information desk. They can also be bought from the vending machines located at the bus departure points on the arrivals road as well as On-line here.

Alternative to 747 buse is Aircoach bus.Journey duratuion from Aerport to the city center with 747 and Aircoach is approx. 25 min

Option 2: In addition to the direct Airlink service, bus routes Nr. 16 and 41 also go to and from the airport. These buses will set down at all stops between Dublin Airport and the departure/destination point. If you do not already have a prepaid ticket, you must pay the exact fare in coins. An adult bus ticket (Q1 2015) to the City Center cost 3.30 euro. Luggage capacity is limited on these buses. Note that bus Nr. 16 and 41 depart direction city center only from TERMINAL 1! So, If in case you arrive from Terminal 2 and you are plan to get on some of these buses make sure you go ouside terminal 1. Terminal 1 & Terminal 2 are conected - 10 min walk. Journey duration with Nr 16 and 41 is 30-50 min depending on the traffic.

If you do not already have a prepaid ticket, you must pay the exact fare in coins. In case you do not have the exact fare you can purchase ticket from vending machine just outside the airport, Terminal 1. Luggage capacity is also limited on these buses, depending on the load. More information with bus time tables and routes is available here.

Further information on getting from Dublin airport to the city centre is available by following this link.

By Cab

From/to Dublin City Center

Taxis are available from the forecourts directly outside Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 . Passengers should follow Taxi signage to the designated taxi ranks. A taxi dispatcher is available at either taxi rank if you require any further information or assistance. A taxi from the airport to city centre/most of hotels would costs approx. ~ €25-30. One Euro is charged for each extra passenger. Despite this a taxi may be as cheap as the bus if there are 3 or 4 in your party and will be quicker.

Maps and more content

More information.

You can find more big selection of maps (e.g. Interactive maps, Bus and Train maps, etc.) here

More information about what to do and where to go in dublin and Ireland can be found at:


Clontarf Castle Accommodation

Located just 10 minutes from the heart of Dublin City Centre and 5 miles from Dublin Airport. In 2007, €10 million was spent on further upgrading and renovating the Castle to the standard you see today. The combination of a unique historic castle setting, superb event facilities, professional caring customer service and a strategic location, ensures that Clontarf Castle Hotel is a natural conference hotel choice for discerning Dublin conferences and visitors.

For Accommodation at Clontarf Castle please send your inquiry using the link provided below. Please include in your query the reference code provided, in order to get special rates.

Reference code 'Conference care Intel'
Classic Single €139.00 B&B per person
Classic Twin €149.00 B&B per room per night


Clontarf Castle
Castle Avenue, Clontarf,
Dublin 3, Ireland

+ 353 (0)1 8332321

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Other Accommodations

Whatever type of accommodation you are looking for, you will find in the Accommodation zone. If you are a visitor to Dublin, you will find a range of choices for hotels, hostels, guesthouses and self-catering facilities.

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