Getting to Dublin


Dublin is well served by over 120 low cost airlines from most airport hubs in Europe. To check for information on Dublin Airport, please click here.



To get directly to UCD you can take an Aircoach bus, which provides an excellent coach service between Dublin Airport and Dublin city. This coach takes approx.45 minutes to get to UCD from the airport.For more information please, please visit


There is a taxi rank directly outside both Terminal 1 & Terminal 2 Arrival Halls in Dublin Airport, just follow the signs. A taxi to the hotel will take approx. 30-45 minutes and will cost approx. €40-50.

Discover Dublin by Public Transport

The easiest way to get around Dublin is by public transport.

The Leap Visitor Card is the most convenient public transport ticket available for tourists and visitors to Dublin. The Leap Card can be used to pay for travel in Dublin and its surrounding counties on the following services:

  • All Dublin Bus scheduled services
  • Bus Eireann
  • Swords Express
  • Wexford Bus Train (Dart & Commuter Rail) and tram (Luas)

Bicycle Hire

Dublin is one of the top ten bike friendly cities in the world. With over 120km of bike-friendly lanes, Dublin is the perfect city to hop on a bike and explore when the weather permits. Dublin City Bikes are custom-designed bikes self-rental bikes with stations distributed throughout the city centre to enable easy access and optimal use.

Located in close proximity to each other, every station has a minimum of 15 stands making it an easy and enjoyable to use service. All stations are equipped with Annual Card or 3 Day Ticket users. A number of the terminals allow you to purchase the 3 Day tickets via credit card. An annual card costs €20 and the first 30 minutes use of each bike is free.