Getting to Dublin

By Plane

Dublin is easily accessible from the UK, Continental Europe, Middle East and the east and west coast of the USA. More than 36 scheduled airlines fly into Dublin Airport, which is located 12 km from the city centre. Dublin Airport serves 7 domestic, 29 UK, 36 Continental European and 9 international destinations. For more information please visit

Please see below a list of some of the frequent airlines that fly to Dublin.

  • Aer Lingus
  • BMI
  • SAS
  • Ryanair
  • Air France
  • Malev
  • British Airways
  • Lufthansa
  • KLM
  • Iberia
  • Alitalia Olympic
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Etihad
  • Emirates

Access from Dublin Airport to Dublin City

Dublin Airport is now served by 2 Terminals. There are a number of private and public bus services that operate from outside the airport arrivals areas to the city centre hotels. The Aircoach is a privately run bus service which operates between the airport and a number of city hotels and locations. The Gibson Hotel has an aircoach stop just outside of the hotel.

Airlink (bus 747), operated by Dublin Bus, will bring you directly from the airport to Busaras, the central bus station, located in the city, 20 minutes walking distance from The Gibson Hotel. There is also a LUAS stop outside Busaras which goes directly to the hotel.

AerDart is a combined bus and train service that will bring you from Dublin Airport to any DART/Train station along the route for an all-inclusive price.

There are also a number of other public bus services operating between the airport and various destinations.

A Taxi rank is situated just outside the terminals and, depending on the time of day, the journey takes approximately 25 minutes to the city centre.

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