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    aircoach

    by mrdarius Written Apr 22, 2003

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    Probably the best way to get between Dublin and the airport is via aircoach. To and from Dublin Airport every 15 minutes, the ride will only cost you 6e (and you'll get a discount for buying roundtrip (or, as they call it in Ireland 'return'...i.e. if you want two tickets, ask for a return)).

    The bus makes 15 or so stops in An Lan (downtown Dublin) ranging from the Gresham Hotel on O'Connell Street all the way to Donnybrook Road.

    This mode of tansport is a little more comfortable than the city bus, costs about the same, and you don't have to worry about which one you get on, but you won't get to ride on a double decker. Make sure you have at least a few euros before arriving!! And don't take a taxi. It will cost too much and take forever.

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    YOUR ROUTE TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT by AIRCOACH

    by eden_teuling Written May 15, 2003

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    TRANSPORTATION INFO

    7 days per week

    Adult fare 6 Euro and return Fare 10 Euro, accompanied children carried FREE.

    Departs every 15 minutes from DUBLIN AIRPORT from 5AM till Midnight...

    Hourly from Midnight to 5AM.....

    High quality Airconditioned Luxury Coaches.

    Desk: at Arrivals Level, Dublin Airport Co.Dublin

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    Air Coach to/from the Airport

    by yooperprof Written Aug 2, 2013

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    O'Connell Street, close to the AirCoach stop

    I found that the AirCoach was an excellent mode of transportation to and from Dublin Airport. For seven euros, I was transported in a modern comfortable wireless equipped coach to O'Connell Street, which was only a 8 minute walk from my hotel. I also like being able to purchase my ticket online - it was one less thing to worry about when I arrived in Dublin after a transatlantic flight.

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    By plane: Dublin Airport. A...

    by Kozzmozz Written Aug 25, 2002

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    By plane: Dublin Airport. A lot of flights from a lot of destinations goes to Dublin Airport.
    By train: not possible from the European continent.
    By bus/car: from England, and the ferry to Dun Loghaire.
    The public transport in Dublin only exists from buses. No underground, no trams, just buses and taxicabs. Taxies are really expensive, and because of the overcrowd traffic in the city it isn't recommended to take the bus for short distances. If you can walk, just walk !

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    From The AIRPORT!

    by thunderbox Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Take the 748 into Dublin. Fare is ~1.50 Irish pounds.
    This will take you into the heart of Dublin. After that you can grab a city bus to your accomodation or just walk.
    The busses are all lined up right outside the airport and the drivers are fairly helpful depending on who you get.

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    Dublin is connected to many...

    by szabolcs Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Dublin is connected to many major cities in Europe and some larger ones in the East Coast of the USA. The national carrier is Aer Lingus.
    I took the Malev Hungarian Airlines flight from Budapest. It takes around 3 hours and there are 4 flights a week.

    Dublin's Airport is 10km north of the city and buses 40 and 41A are a good choice if you don't want to spend too much on transportation to/from the airport.
    ON FOOT

    Other alternatives: Bus, DART, taxi, bicycles (maybe not the one on the photo)

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    Lame Bus Service - Aircoach

    by dfactor Updated Feb 7, 2011

    I bought aircoach's return ticket when I arrived in Dublin in Dec 2010, it's much regretted. On the morning I was suppose to take the bus to the airport, the bus didn't show up and I waited in the freezing cold for close to 30 min! In the end, I gave up and just took the taxi, I was so close to missing my flight. I wouldn't recommend aircoach after what I went through. I complained to the customer service and to this day, I didn't hear much from them. It branded itself as a luxury bus service, but it hardly is at all.

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  • Avoid Air Coach

    by anonperson Written Dec 10, 2013

    My experiences with Air Coach have been very bad. They often drive passed their stops with empty buses and leave you stranded when you are on your way to the airport.

    The drivers are often very rude and will tell you to get off the bus because they are not able to give you change and they will not bring you to the airport.

    Consider the 747 bus, it goes into the city centre and it is cheaper. Or take the local bus number 16 from the airport into the city centre for less than half the price of Air Coach. With the number 16 and 747 you can use the Dublin Bus app to check when the net bus leaves. With Air Coach you just stand there hoping that a bus will come but with no idea when one will come. Or take a taxi for around €20.

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  • Easy to airport

    by mattalthor Written Aug 30, 2007

    The bus to dublin airport is easy
    It takes just over half an hour and cost me 6euro. you just queue up and pay the bus driver. i got the bus from Heuston train station, it comes everyhalf hour. there are other places, including Connolly Street (this did seem v busy tho)

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    Air Link

    by elcolibri Written May 26, 2005

    Air link is a bus lane from and to airport of Dublin. It has stops in Busaras, Connolly Station, O Connell Street and has a wide timetable. There are 2 routes and the one way prizes is only five euros. It is rapid, safe and cheap.

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  • AirLink Buses

    by Mariajoy Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    AirLink Bus

    The Airlink buses stop right outside the airport and cost just 5E to the city centre - buy the ticket at the machine by the bus stop and validate it on the bus. The 748 terminates at Heuston Station.

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    From the airport you can take...

    by irisbe Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    From the airport you can take a bustransport taking you to O'Conell station where you can buy different kind of cards for transportation: Darts or train or busses or a combination of it.

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    From the Airport to the City center

    by lotharscheer Updated Jun 22, 2012
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    There are several options, probably the cheapest by Aircoach to O'Connell Street or Grafton Street, € 2.20 when buying at the counter at the bus departure (on the web € 7!)

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