Dublin Airport Authority plc (DAA),
Co. Dublin, 353 1 814 1111
Airport code: DUB
Dublin Airport is conveniently located approximately 10 km north of Dublin city centre, near the M50 and M1 motorways. Our postcode is 353 1 814 1111 if you are travelling to the Airport using a Sat-Nav.
Dropping off passengers
DAA provides designated Drop-off zones for dropping off passengers for a flight. These zones are located outside both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Motorists should follow signs for T1 Departures or T2 Departures to access these set-down areas.
Unattended cars will be towed away immediately.
Airport police are in attendance to ensure this policy is strictly enforced.
Picking up passengers
Motorists should use the short-term multi-storey car parks when picking up passengers. These car parks are signposted on approach to both terminals.
For security reasons, vehicles should not be left unattended at any time. Any vehicle left unattended outside a terminal will be either clamped or towed away by airport police. There is a charge of €140 for recovery of the vehicle. If the vehicle is not collected on the day it is removed, there is a further €35 charge for each day’s storage.
The airport has a wide range of on-site car parks all within easy distance of the terminal building.
By bus or coach
Dublin Airport is accessible by over 1,000 buses and coaches daily. You can reach the airport from many areas in and around Dublin, as well as various towns and cities across Ireland. These buses drop off passengers in the designated zones. Passengers should follow the signs for the relevant zone to Terminal 1 or Terminal 2.
Please click here for more information on the bus companies serving Dublin city centre and the airport.
There is currently no direct rail link to Dublin Airport. Taxi and bus services are available from most train stations throughout the Dublin area. Dublin Bus serves Heuston and Connolly rail stations.
Please see by bus or coach section for more information.
Passengers arriving by taxi will be set down on the forecourt directly outside Terminal 1 or Terminal 2.
Display of fare information
All licensed taxis are obliged to display passenger information including rights and responsibilities and fare information, which will be supplied by the Commission for Taxi Regulation, in the front and back of the vehicle. All licensed taxi drivers must display their driver identification card in clear view of the customer.