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By Bus or Coach

Dublin Airport is accessible by over 1,000 buses and coaches daily. From the airport, you can reach many areas in and around Dublin, as well as various towns and cities across Ireland. These buses pick up passengers from the Zones indicated below. Passengers should follow the signs for the relevant zone from Terminal 1 or Terminal 2.

You can find a full selection of airport maps here.


Irish National Journey Planner

The new Journey Planner from Transport for Ireland lets you see all of the public transport options and plan your journey times more accurately.
The Planner covers bus, rail, tram, taxis, ferries and walking – 120 operators in total – with fully mapped-out route information, printable timetables and details of overall journey times.

The Journey Planner App is free – so download it today, from the App store, your android play store or from
iPhone App: Click here to download from the Apple Appstore

Android App: Click here to download from Google Play


Dublin City and Surrounding Areas

Company Service Website Link
Dublin Bus offers many routes throughout Dublin, including an AirLink express bus to Heuston and Connolly Rail Stations.

Airlink service will bring you direct from Dublin City Centre or Rail/Bus Stations to Dublin Airport.

Aircoach offers services from Dublin Airport to the city centre, South Dublin and Greystones on a 24-hour basis. Its city centre service stops at most of the major hotels in Dublin City and its Greystones service stops at key locations in the Dublin South/North Wicklow area.

Airport Hopper offers daily services from The Square Tallaght, Newlands Cross, The Mill Shopping Centre, Dunawley/Foxdene Estates, Liffey Valley (Clarion Hotel/ Shopping Centre), N4 Foot Bridge. Also: Maynooth, Leixlip (Intel, Louisa Bridge Station, Leixlip Village & Springfield Hotel), Lucan & Lucan Spa Hotel, St. Edmundsbury and Liffey Valley.

National Coach Services

Company Service Website Link
Aircoach operates services from Dublin Airport to Cork and Belfast. Services depart from outside the Arrivals area.

Ardcavan operates daily service Monday to Saturday from Dublin Airport to the city centre, stopping at Gorey, Enniscorthy, Wexford, and ending at Wellington Bridge. Service departs from the Coach Park in the short-term car park.

Bus Eireann operates direct daily coach services to and from Dublin Airport nationwide.Routes not serving the Airport directly can be joined at the Central Bus Station at Busaras, which is a short 25 minute bus journey from the Airport using Dublin Bus routes 747 or 748, leaving every 10 minutes during the day.

Irish Citylink operates 14 daily direct services between Dublin Airport/Dublin City and Galway with a journey time of just 2 3/4 hours. We also operate 15 return services between Dublin Airport/Dublin City and Galway serving Enfield, Kinnegad, Miltownpass, Rochfortbridge, Tyrellspass, Kilbeggan, Moate, Athlone, Ballinasloe, Aughrim, Loughrea,Craughwell,Oranmore. Pick up/drop off for Terminal 1 is at the Citylink Bus stops (5 and 6 in Zone 11). This is also the pick up for Terminal 2. The drop-off for Terminal 2 is at the front of the Terminal 2 Building.

Dublin Coach departs Dublin Airport every hour, 24 hours a day, seven days a week to Portlaoise via the Red Cow LUAS. The service also stops at Naas, Newbridge, Kildare and Monasterevin. operates express non-stop coach services, taking you direct to either Galway or Limerick in only 2 hrs 30 mins. Our luxury coaches offer generous legroom, free wifi, and on-board toilets. With a range of departure times operating day and night is the perfect way to start or finish your travel in comfort. Book online at

GoBus operates up to 18 direct daily departures between Galway, Dublin City and Dublin Airport. Services departing Dublin Airport to Galway City commence at 06:45 and operate up until 23:55. With a journey time of 2hr 30 min on our Direct Services, our luxury coaches are fitted with free Wi-Fi, power sockets, toilet facilities and air conditioning. All services depart from Zone 13.

GoBé service is a non-stop motorway service between Dublin Airport and Cork City via the M8 motorway. The first of our daily services from Dublin Airport departs at 08.00.With a journey time of 3hr 30mins, our luxury coaches are fitted with free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and on-board toilet facilities. All services depart from Zone 14 in the Coach Park.

JJ Kavanagh operates daily coach services to Kilkenny, Clonmel, Limerick, Waterford and Tramore and points en route. Service departs from the Coach Park.

Route A: Dublin - Ardee - Monaghan - Omagh - Lifford - Letterkenny - Creeslough - Dunfanaghy - Falcarragh - Bunbeg - Crolly - Annagry (Near Donegal Airport).
Route B: Dublin - Ardee - Monaghan - Omagh - Derry - Bridgend - Buncrana - Carndonagh - Moville.

Wexford Bus operates multiple services daily from Dublin Airport to Wexford Town also serving Gorey, Camolin, Ferns and Enniscorthy.

Translink operates daily Goldline Express services from Dublin Airport to Belfast and Derry. Buses depart from Zone 10 at Dublin Airport.

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