Airports in Ireland

Dublin Airport

The airport is situated seven miles (11km) north of Dublin, near the M50 and M1 motorways.

Dublin Airport (DUB)

Overview

Several bus services, including Dublin Bus and Airlink, connect the airport to all parts of Dublin and the city's central train station, both day and night.

Location

The airport is situated seven miles (11km) north of Dublin, near the M50 and M1 motorways.

Getting to the city

Several bus services, including Dublin Bus and Airlink, connect the airport to all parts of Dublin and the city's central train station, both day and night.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Hertz, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Dooley Car Rentals, Enterprise Rent-a-car and Sixt all operate from car-hire desks in the Arrivals Concourse. There are also a number of pre-booked car-hire desks on this concourse.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available in front of the Arrivals Hall. All taxis have meters but they are only used for destinations in the 'Dublin City Taxi Metered Area'. It is wise to negotiate the price with the driver beforehand.

Transfer between terminals

A clearly signed walkway connects the two terminals.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a bureau de change and ATMs, numerous restaurants, pubs and bars, several shops, a church and tourist information.

Parking

There are plenty of parking options at Dublin International Airport, including short and long stay options. The short-term car park is close to the terminal building, while the off-site long-term car park is serviced by a free shuttle service. Long term stays can be pre-booked via the airport website.

www.dublinairport.com

Shannon Airport

The airport is situated 15 miles (24km) from Limerick city and Ennis, and 56 miles (90km) from Galway City.

Shannon Airport (SNN)

Overview

Taxis operate day and night; buses and coaches operate during the day to Limerick and other Irish cities. Care rental is also avilable in the arrivals hall.

Location

The airport is situated 15 miles (24km) from Limerick city and Ennis, and 56 miles (90km) from Galway City.

Getting to the city

Taxis operate day and night; buses and coaches operate during the day to Limerick and other Irish cities. Care rental is also avilable in the arrivals hall.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Saturday in October).

Car rental

There are numerous car rental companies represented at the airport including Hertz, Avis, Europcar, Enterprise Rent a Car and Thrifty Car Rental.

Airport Taxis

Cabs are available from the cab desk in the arrivals hall. The desk is open for all arriving flights.

Facilities

Shannon Airport is fairly small and facilities are not extensive, but include a bureau de change, ATMs, restaurants and bars, a prayer room, a lounge and several shops. There are good facilities for disabled passengers; travellers with special needs should contact their airline in advance.

Parking

Long- and short-term parking is available. Long-term parking at Shannon Airport costs €11 a day or €55 a week. Short-term parking is free for the first 15 minutes, or €3 for the first 60 minutes. The daily rate is €20. The airport offers an online booking service called Park4Less, with prices starting at €30 per week in a dedicated parking lot. This car park must be reserved online in advance.

www.shannonairport.com

Cork Airport

The airport is located at Farmers Cross, four miles (6.5km) south of Cork city.

Cork Airport (ORK)

Overview

There are city buses that depart from the airport to the city centre as well as to Parnell Place Bus Station, the main bus station for Cork city. There are also taxis and rental cars available at the airport, and it takes about 20 minutes to reach the city centre.

Location

The airport is located at Farmers Cross, four miles (6.5km) south of Cork city.

Getting to the city

There are city buses that depart from the airport to the city centre as well as to Parnell Place Bus Station, the main bus station for Cork city. There are also taxis and rental cars available at the airport, and it takes about 20 minutes to reach the city centre.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Car rental

Car rental companies operating from the airport include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, and Enterprise.

Airport Taxis

There are taxis available outside the airport arrivals hall.

Facilities

There are ATMs, a bank and bureau de change, as well as a VIP lounge. There are a number of dining, bar and shopping options available at the airport.

Parking

There is short and long-term parking available in multi-level car parks. The long-term lots are serviced by a free shuttle to the terminal. Short-term parking is free for the first 15-minutes.

www.corkairport.com

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