Dublin Airport is conveniently situated approximately 10km north from the centre of Dublin and can be easily accessed by public transport and car. Dublin Airport is the busiest airport in Ireland accounting for approximately 60% of all air traffic in Ireland, managing over 80,000 passengers on a daily basis during the peak season. It is classed as being amongst the ten busiest airports throughout Europe. Dublin is a thriving City, with a very diverse culture and always something going on and of course is home to the famous stout, Guinness, which allegedly, tastes better in Ireland than anywhere else!!
Dublin Airport Car Hire Companies
Dublin Airport is served well by all the key players in the car hire business. In Terminal
1 you will find car hire desks for Hertz
. The airport is also home to several 'pre-booked' companies such as Thrifty
, Dan Dooley and County Car Rentals, these can be accessed via phone in the Arrivals Hall. The main car parking area for the car hire companies is located in Terminal
2 parking. When returning your car rental to Dublin Airport just follow the signs that are clearly marked for car rental returns. There are several companies with car hire stations in Dublin City centre itself, one of these being Europcar
which can be found on Parkgate Street.
Directions to Dublin Airport
Dublin Airport is relatively easy to find by road. Driving is on the left hand side of the road and signposts are generally in both English and Gaelic. Motorway driving speeds are set at 70mph, (120kph) with major dual carriageways having speed limits of 60mph and built up areas being set at 30mph. When travelling to return your car hire from Dublin city centre head for the M50, going northbound, then onto the M1, again heading north and follow the signposts for Dublin Airport. There are also regular scheduled public transport runs both from and to Dublin Airport and details of these can be found on the Dublin Airport website.
When contacting Dublin Airport you can telephone the main switchboard on: +353 (0) 1 184 1111 or there are several online forms that can be found at www.dublinairport.com such as lost property and car parking FAQs. Scheduled airlines from Dublin Airport have their own contact telephone numbers and they can all be found at the same website under the contact us information.