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Transport

We hope you’ll enjoy our action packed festival programme but with so much to do and see around the City you’ll probably need to use our transport systems to get out and about.

Over the festive period there will be lots of changes to the various transport networks so for the most up to date information we recommend that you go directly to the individual websites that we have listed below.

Here’s an overview of the transport options on offer.

Dublin Bus
Dublin Bus provides the capital and the suburbs with an extensive public bus network.  For quick and efficient traveling around the City you must have the exact fare, so it’s advisable to carry some change with you. Click here for bus timetables.

Unlock the best of Dublin City with a great value DoDublin Card. Valid for 72 hours, the handy transport and sightseeing pass includes unlimited airport shuttles (Airlink Express) and central Dublin bus travel, plus the DoDublin hop-on hop-off tour.

Use the pass to explore the Dublin you know and the Dublin you don’t! The pass also includes savings on entrance fees to Dublin’s favourite attractions.

DoDublin Card Highlights

  • Discover Dublin and its many highlights with a Hop-on Hop-off bus tour
  • Live commentary by Fáilte Ireland trained guides
  • Multilingual commentary in 10 different languages
  • Complimentary map to find your way around town
  • Free entry to the Little Museum of Dublin and enjoy a Dublin walking tour
  • 2 for 1 restaurant deals
  • Airport transfers on the Airlink Express
  • Unlimited journeys on the Dublin Bus network

The Luas
The Luas Tram System will get you in, out and about in the City. There are two tram lines. The Green line runs on the South Side of the City. The Red line serves the North side. Click here  for more information.

Irish Rail
Irish Rail provides rail services in and out of the City. The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) is Dublin’s electric rail system it’s a quick and easy way to get around. It runs along the coast of the Irish Sea from Malahide or Howth in north County Dublin southwards as far as Greystones, Co Wicklow. Click here for all Dart services.

Dublin Bikes
Dublin Bike Hire is a fast and efficient way of making your way around the City centre. If you’re here for the festivities we’d recommend the 3 day ticket that can be purchased from any of the credit card terminals for just €5. You’ll find Bike stations are located in close proximity to each other so that you’re never too far to rent or return a bike. Click here for all the information you require.

Leap Card
If you are here for a few days then for the best value across bus and rail options is the Leap Visitor Card. Click here for more details.

Taxi
You can hail a licensed taxi at a taxi rank or on the street. A licensed taxi must display a yellow TAXI display panel on the top of the car’s roof. ALL taxis are metered for your comfort and safety.

To help you plan your travelling around the City download the official transport Transport for Ireland Journey Planner. It will give you an overview of all Dublin’s transport options including walking routes click here