As Ireland is an island, there are only two ways to enter the country: AIR and SEA
AIRFlights come in and out of Ireland all the time and flights are now getting cheaper and cheaper.
Getting to and from Dublin AirportThere is currently ro rail link from Dublin Airport to the city centre. However, there a number of services available:
Dublin Bus Airport Services: Airlink is more expensive than normal buses and brings you directly into Dublin City centre.
Aircoach - Aircoach provides a 24-hour luxury coach service between Dublin Airport and Dublin city and operate five routes: Dublin - Monasterevin - The Heath - Abbeyleix - Durrow - Cashel - Mitchesltown - Fermoy - Cork Dublin Airport - Drogheda - Dundalk - Newry - Banbridge - Hillsborough - Belfast Dublin Airport - Naas - Newbridge - Kildare - Monasterevin - Portlaoise Dublin Airport - City Centre - Ballsbridge - Donnybrook Dublin Airport - City Centre - Stillorgan - Sandyford - Leopardstown
CityLink - If you wish to travel straight to Galway, Citylink operates a bus service from Dublin Airport to Galway City centre.
Taxis:You can get a taxi from the airport to most areas in Dublin. An average day fare from CityCentre is between €20 and €30. Ask the taxi driver to estimate the fare before getting into the car if in doubt. There are extra charges for aliitional passengers, luggage, animals (other than guide dog), time of day, Sundays, and public holidays. All information regarding charges is available from the taxi driver.Taxi Ranks in Dublin City
Renting a car: You can rent a car online at Car Rental
Airport ParkingDublin airport offers both short-term and long-term parking within the airport with over 18,000 spaces available in total. Short-term parking is available directly opposite the terminal building. Long-term parking is available along the east perimeter of the airport.QuickPark€1 per hour. €5 per day. Located at Santry Road, Dublin Airport, QuickPark provides parking and a shuttle bus to the terminal building every five minutes. Journey time to Dublin Airport from car park is only five minutes. Parking is open 24/7, 365 days a year.
Bus:Bus Éireann provides frequent direct coach services between Shannon Airport and Limerick City;between Shannon Airport and Ennis
Taxis are available at the 24 hour Taxi Desk in the Arrivals Hall.
USFlights to America - All airlines
CanadaAir TransatToronto - Dublin/ShannonToronto - Belfast
Air CanadaToronto - Dublin/Shannon
Zoom AirlinesToronto - BelfastHalifax - Belfast
SunquestToronto - BelfastToronto - Dublin/Shannon
South AfricaSlatterysCape Town - Dublin
South African AirwaysJo'berg - Dublin (via London)
IberiaJohannesburg Dublin via Madrid
P&O Irish SeaLarne - TroonLarne - CairnryanDublin - LiverpoolStenaLine Dun Laoghaire - HolyheadDublin Port - HolyheadRosslare - FishguardBelfast - StranraerLarne - Fleetwood
Isle of Man Steam Packet CompanyBelfast - DouglasBelfast - TroonDublin - LiverpoolDublin - DouglasIrish FerriesDublin - HolyheadRosslare - PembrokeRosslare - CherbourgRosslare - RoscoffNorfolk lineDublin - BirkenheadBelfast - BirkenheadBrittany FerriesCork - Roscoff