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This small capital is the birthplace of writers like Oscar Wilde, and the home of Guinness beer.

Ireland's breathtaking landscapes and welcoming people have been wooing Australians since the day it was possible to fly there. History is everywhere from, medieval castles and cathedrals to the magical Giant's Causeway, The Cliffs of Moher and The Ring of Kerry.  However, no trip to Ireland is complete without a stop in Dublin, known for the friendliness of its people and famous for its craic ( aka crack), that mixture of repartee, humour, and intelligence and let's not forget the pubs. Yep, the one thing most Australians have in common with Dubliners is our love of beer and more importantly drinking beer at the pub. In fact, Dublin has more than 1000 pubs in the city, so you will never be spoilt for a choice on where to go.  Besides being the stomping ground for literary heavyweights, Dublin is a city busting with culture, charming streets with colourful doorways, live music and historic architecture, cool hotspots and haunted places, stunning cathedrals and hidden gems, all just waiting for you to discover for yourself.

Top 5 Things to do in Dublin
Cheapest time to fly to Dublin

The best time for bargains on flights to Dublin is February and March.  High season is considered to be June, July and August and the most expesive time to fly to Dublin is in December.

Dublin Airport (DUB)

The airport is located 7 kilometres north of Dublin city.  It is the busiest airport on the isle of Ireland followed by Belfast International Airport in Northern Ireland.

There isn’t a direct connection between Dublin Airport and the railway network. However, you can take the Airlink Express bus line no. 747 or a taxi to get to the nearest train station.

 

The service has two routes, the original 747 route between Dublin Airport and Heuston Rail Station and the new 757 route between Dublin Airport and Camden (Charlotte Way and Harcourt Street). The AirLink Express operates 7 Days a week from 4.45am (06:30am on Sunday) to 00.30am.

 

Please note: Airlink Express return tickets are valid for three months from the date of purchase if bought on line or when first validated with a prepaid ticket.

You can use ride share apps from the airport into the city.  However, using Uber in Irelands does not allow you to hire private vehicles as it does in other countries. When you use Uber in Ireland, you will only be able to hire a regular taxi or a limousine / Uber Black. Other methods of hiring taxis in Ireland include apps like mytaxi or lynk.

 

BlaBlaCar is the world's leading long distance carpooling service and connects drivers with empty seats to people travelling the same way.

Get to Dublin downtown within 26 minutes by taxi. The taxi ranks located outside the ground level of both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Estimated cost from Dublin Airport to downtown can vary between 18.00 to 30.00 Euros.

There are a number of Shuttle comapnies and private transfer options to choose from and costs will vary.  If you want piece of mind when you land then give iFly a call on 1800 156 856 when you've booked your flights online to Dublin and we will organise your shuttle or private transfer for you.

Getting Around Dublin

The city centre is small enough to be explored on by foot with ease, so unless you’re staying in the outer boroughs, you probably won’t need to use the Luas trams or city buses. If you do, keep in mind that bus drivers cannot give change, so you'll need your coins for short journey fares which start from 2 Euros. You can also buy a tourist Leap card for one day of unlimited travel which is 10 Euros.

Hiring a Car in Dublin

Discover Dublin and the surrounding areas at your own pace when you hire a car. There is easy pick up and drop off options at the airport or at some destinations in the city.  At iFly we have amazing prices and car options for you to choose, so buckle yourself in with iFly and click here to get a car hire quote.

Covid entry requirements

The travel advice level for Ireland from Smart Traveller is to exercise normal safety precautions. You no longer need to show any proof of vaccination, proof of recovery, proof of a negative COVID-19 test or an Irish passenger locator form on arrival in Ireland. There are no post-arrival testing or quarantine requirements. If you develop COVID-19 symptoms while in Ireland, follow local government advice regarding isolation and taking an antigen or PCR test.

Don't forget before you fly

If you have an Australian passport you have up to 3 months stay in Dublin without a visa.  For visa requirements please check with Ireland's Embassy in Australia.

 

Make sure you're covered and have organised your Travel Insurance before you go.

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