Dublin Airport is the most active airport in the whole of Ireland, catering to over 20 million passengers a year. Having recently celebrated its 75th anniversary, the airport has always been one of the most important areas for those travelling to and from Ireland. Famously used as a gateway to America with its early transatlantic flights, Dublin Airport now runs services across the world.
The airport is a short journey away from Dublin city centre, with a regular shuttle bus service ensuring that those arriving at and staying near Dublin airport can easily reach the major attractions that Dublin is famous for.
We at Travelodge Ireland Hotels have brought you this guide to getting around Dublin Airport and the city as part of our commitment to giving our guests the most comfortable and convenient stay possible. With our two Dublin Airport Hotels and incredible deals on our rates we are the best choice for anyone travelling into Dublin by plane.
Your guide to Dublin Airport from Travelodge
Dublin Airport now sees regular arrivals from more than 40 different airlines, with hundreds of flights heading in and out of the airport on a daily basis. With so much going on, it can be easy to get caught up and miss seeing some of Dublin’s great visitor attractions and destinations.
From outside Terminal 2, the 41 service from Dublinbus heads south into the city centre of Dublin, giving you easy access to some of the best things to see and do when you arrive in Dublin. If you’re staying at our Travelodge Dublin North Swords Hotel, take the 41 north, and you’ll soon arrive next to our closest hotel to Dublin Airport.
We also run an airport hotel located between central Dublin and the airport itself. Our Travelodge Airport South Hotel is found just next to some of Dublin’s best attractions, like the famous Glasnevin Cemetery and the National Botanic Gardens. Ideal for those looking to explore the city itself while avoiding central traffic on their way back to Dublin airport.
Around Dublin Airport you can find some really interesting areas like the coastal town of Malahide, with some great views and attractions for those looking for a relaxing day trip. If you’re flying in and looking for a comfortable and conveniently located hotel at a budget price, head to our Dublin Airport Hotels page to find out what we have to offer you.
Flying from Dublin Airport
With flights from Dublin Airport reaching destinations across the world you can use the airport to reach most of the world with ease. As the largest airport in the whole of Ireland, we at Travelodge know a lot of people travel to Dublin to take a trip out to a country which other airports don’t reach. Our cheap prices and convenient locations mean that you don’t need to worry about overspending if you’re waiting to catch a flight from Dublin Airport.
When you stay in one of our cheap Dublin Airport hotels close to the airport itself you don’t have to worry about staying in the uncomfortable terminals overnight or rushing from the city centre to catch a morning flight.
Book a room as close as a 15 minute bus ride from Dublin Airport to make sure that you can easily catch a flight out to the holiday of a lifetime. Ireland’s biggest airlines, Ryanair and Aer Lingus both run regular flights out from Dublin Airport making sure that you can get across the world on a budget.
Cheap Dublin Airport Hotels
Did you know that almost 20% of those arriving at Dublin Airport don’t have hotels booked? At a lot of other hotels, you might have a problem picking up a room if you’re arriving into Dublin Airport at night, but with 24-hour check in and check out, we at Travelodge Hotels Ireland can accommodate for anyone arriving late.
Our Dublin Airport Hotels page tells you a bit more about where our 2 cheap hotels near the airport are found, and gives you some suggestions about the best things to do while staying in our budget accommodation. Whether you’re looking for a stay close to the airport, or a place between the city centre and Dublin airport we have 3 star accommodation to meet your needs.
We give our guests the cheapest prices on 3 star hotel rooms by cutting out the overpriced and unnecessary extras and focusing on giving you a great night’s stay in a convenient and comfortable location. All of our comfortable rooms come equipped with a range of great furniture and features. Every room includes free Wi-Fi access, an en suite bathroom, flatscreen TV and comfy bed.
If you regularly fly around Ireland, there might be a quicker way to get where you’re going. Head to our dedicated Ireland Airports page to find out more about the airports in practically every city of Ireland.
Suggested Local Dublin Attractions
When you come to Dublin, you’ll find an incredible number of attractions ranging from the exciting to the picturesque. No matter what you want to do when you stay in Dublin city there’s a visitor attraction to cater to your needs. There’s far too many things to do in Dublin for us to name them all here, so we’ve just recommended a few of our favourites around the city. Head to our Dublin Top 10 Attractions page to discover some more of the amazing tourist attractions across Ireland’s capital.
Interested in seeing a specific side of Dublin? We’ve put together some individual pages highlighting a few different sides of the country. If you’re bringing the children, head over to our Dublin family attractions page, while our Dublin nature page shows off a few of the most beautiful areas in the capital.
Science Gallery Dublin
It’s been called the most creative, innovative and artistic venue in Ireland and the Science Gallery Dublin is truly a place where science and art collide. Only open since 2008, it’s one of Dublin’s top free cultural attractions and only a short walk from our Stephen’s Green Hotel. With constantly changing collections, there’s always something new to see and something new to learn.
One of Dublin’s most trendy areas, Temple Bar is an excellent way to spend the evening in Dublin city. With great restaurants, bars, and nightclubs you can be sure of a great evening no matter what you plan on doing. The central location of Temple Bar makes it highly accessible for anyone staying in any of our cheap Dublin hotels.
The single largest indoor concert venue in Ireland, the 3 Arena regularly features huge concerts from some of the world’s biggest artists. With an incredible venue just a short walk from our Travelodge Stephens Green Hotel you can have a great night after any concert.