Getting around the Dublin region can easily be done using the bus, DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport), hired car or taxi. The city is also easily traversed by bicycle for those who enjoy a more energetic approach to transport.
Bus services in Dublin city and county are provided by Dublin Bus. They operate from 06.00 -23.30 on weekdays with a limited late night bus service (Nitelinks) on Thursday, Friday and Saturday departing the city centre every 20 minutes from 00.30 till 04.30. Timetables for buses including details of various money-saving commuter and tourist tickets are sold in retail shops and other stores throughout the Dublin region.
The Dublin Bus Information Office is located at 59 Upper O'Connell Street and there is also a Dublin Bus desk in the Dublin Tourism Centre, Suffolk Street, Dublin 2
Tel: +353 1 8734222
Bus Eireann operates bus services from Dublin to the rest of Ireland. Busaras, the central bus station is located on Amiens Street.
Tel: +353 1 836 6111
Aircoach a private operator, runs its distinctive blue air-conditioned luxury coaches between Dublin Airport and the centre and south of the city, servicing many of the hotels and B&Bs. The service runs 24 hours a day.
Tel:+353 1 8447118
DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport)
The DART suburban rail service operates between Malahide at the Northernmost tip of the scenic eastern coastal strip, and Greystones to the South. Enquire at any of the 25 stations along the route about train times and the variety of travel ticket options available.
Tel: +353 1 7033504
Trains serving all parts of Ireland are run by the State transport company, CIE. There are two main train stations in the city, Connolly and Heuston. Visitors travelling from the South and West will arrive at Heuston Station, a short hop from the centre by bus or taxi. Those arriving from the North, North West and the South East arrive at Connolly Station, which is a short walk from O'Connell Street.
Tel: +353 1 8366222
The Dublin Luas tram system is a state-of-the-art Light Rail Transit (LRT) system. Luas connects you to Dublin city centre with high capacity, high frequency, high speed services. There are convenient stop locations and excellent levels of comfort and safety with easy acces at all stops.
Taxis can be hailed, hired at taxi ranks or booked by telephone. Three of the main taxi ranks in the city centre are located on O'Connell Street, Dame Street and St. Stephen's Green. The average fare for a taxi from the airport to the city centre is 25 euros