Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Dublin International Airport

Dublin Airport, May 2011 (17)
By Ardfern - Wikimedia Commons

Join the Irish way of life with a Guiness and a river dance. The gateway to Ireland or your gateay home is through Dublin International Airport.

Dublin International Airport is located in Collinstown, in the county of Fingal, Ireland. The airport has two terminals and is located 5.4 miles north of Dublin City. It serviced 18.8 million passengers in 2011.

Dublin Airport Location - google maps
Self Check In: In order to avoid queues, self check in kiosks are available to passengers travelling on certain airlines. Check in early, choose your seat and sit back and relax.

Self check-in at Dublin Airport
By Marek Slusarkzyk - Wikimedia Commons

Transportation: Dublin Airport is accessible by over 700 buses daily. From the airport, you can reach many destinations around Dublin but rails do not connect with the airport yet. To have complete freedom of destination (and not have someone you don't know sitting next to you) get a rental car from the airport. Car rental desks are located in the arrivals hall of Terminal 1 or the multi storey car park in terminal 2. Book ahead for a rental car through Dublin Airport Car Rental and find yourself a deal at this blog.
Internet Access: We all know everyone likes to stay connected these days so Dublin airport supplies a range of high speed internet facilities and wi-fi access. Printing facilities are also available in the arrivals lounge, departure lounge and mezzanine. Te internet facilities could double as somewhere to keep the kids entertained.

Surfing Dublin Airport
By IrishTypepad - Flickr

Children: Traveling with children can be difficult but Dublin airport tries to make the experience as easy as possible, providing family friendly restaurants such as The Real Food Company and McDonalds and an emporium called Dr Quirkeys which offers a wide range of activities for children of all ages.

Shopping: If you've forgotten to pick up something for your host, family back home or yourself, never fear as Dublin Airport has a wide variety of shops. From Hugo Boss to Pandora, Jo Malone to Accessorize, you'll never be amiss for choice.

Dining: Dublin Airport has all you need for cullinary options. The likes of McDonalds and Starbux are there but also Jump juice bar, Harvest Market and of course Guiness (among others.)

For more information on the airport or to check your flight times check out Dublin Airport.

Airlines serviced by Dublin Airport:

  • Aer Arann
  • airBaltic
  • Aer Lingus
  • Aer Lingus Regional operated by Aer Arann
  • Air Canada
  • Air France operated by CityJet
  • Air Italy
  • AMC Airlines
  • Air Transat
  • American Airlines
  • Arkia Israel Airlines
  • BH Air
  • Blue Air
  • BMI
  • Bulgaria Air
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Emirates
  • Etihad Airways
  • Europe Airpost
  • Flybe
  • Flybe operated by Loganair
  • Germania
  • Germanwings
  • Holidays Czech Airlines
  • Iberia
  • Iberia operated by Air Nostrum
  • Jet4You
  • Lufthansa
  • Lufthansa Regional operated by Contact Air
  • Lufthansa Regional operated by Eurowings
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle
  • Onur Air
  • Orbest Orizonia Airlines
  • Pegasus Airlines
  • Ryanair
  • SATA International
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Swiss International Air Lines
  • S7 Airlines
  • Tailwind Airlines
  • Thomson Airways
  • Palma de Mallorca, Sharm el-Sheikh, Turin
  • Travel Service
  • Tunisair
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • US Airways
The above information was obtained from

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