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Nearest Distances

Airport Codes: 


Distance from DUB to:

Howth 17 km
Wicklow 70 km
Cavan 115 km

Nearest Major Airports:

Belfast International Airport 174 km
Shannon Airport 232 km
Cork Airport 268 km

Car Hire Dublin

Dublin Airport Guide

Dublin is the capital of Ireland and is well known for its friendliness and nightlife as well as having a strong literary history. One of the most famous sights is the Ha’penny Bridge that crosses the River Liffey and many visitors head for Trinity College to see the Book of Kells. You can find out more about the city’s heritage at Dublin Castle and the Dublin Writers Museum. Look out for the many statues too, including Molly Malone and Oscar Wilde. No trip to Dublin is complete without a visit to the Guinness Storehouse and the Temple Bar area, in the heart of the city. The pretty seaside town of Howth nearby, is also worth a visit.

Dublin Airport Directions

From the city, take the N1 and Swords Road – the journey should take around 20 minutes with your car hire Dublin.

Dublin Airport Parking

At the airport there are over 22,000 car park spaces. The long stay car park is next to the terminals and has 19,000 spaces. There is a shuttle bus service to the terminals and it is the largest car park in Ireland! The short stay car park has 2,900 spaces and is a 5 minute walk from the terminals.

Dublin Airport Flight Information

Over 30 airlines use Dublin Airport and it is a hub for Aer Lingus and RyanAir. There are 40 flights daily to all 5 London airports as well as flights to the USA and Canada and also the UAE. Some flights are seasonal and there are also charter flights to Europe.

Hotels Near Dublin Airport

There are many hotels close to Dublin Airport and within a 5 km radius. The closest hotels are the Radisson Blu Dublin Airport and the Clarion Hotel Dublin Airport and if you do not have car hire Dublin Airport, they have a shuttle bus service to the terminals.

Dublin Time Zone

Dublin is in the Western Europe Time Zone and on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+0).

Dublin Info

The airport has 2 terminals, Terminal 1 being for short haul flights and Terminal 2 being for long haul flights. Both terminals have facilities for currency exchange and ATMs as well as internet kiosks and Wi-Fi for a charge. Executive lounges are available to all passengers regardless of ticket type, for a fee.  There are extensive duty free shopping areas with over 50 shops in total and 40 food outlets, so there is something for everyone.

Dublin Airport Trivia:

  • Dublin Airport is the busiest airport in Ireland.
  • It handles over 18.5 million passengers per year.
  • It is one of only two airports in Europe that have USA border preclearance facilities.
  • In Irish, the airport is named Aerfort Bhaile Atha Cliath.
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