|Dublin - Travel Information
Getting around (and to) Dublin
Getting around the Dublin region can easy with
a wide choice of Cheap Car Hire available. The city is also easily traversed
by train, buses and by bicycle for those who enjoy a more energetic
approach to transport. If you plan to travel by road,
book for online Cheap Car Hire Dublin. You'll enjoy the lovely the
comfort, save time and enjoy the beautiful sceneries at great value.
There are several large Cheap Car Hire companies serving the
city. Many of the companies offer free transport to the depot
to collect your car and you can return your car to the airport on
your departure. You can book your Car Hire online to various
locations at great prices.
The city is well served by Dublin Bus transportations operating
from 06.00 -23.30 on weekdays with a limited late night bus service
(Nitelinks) on Thursday, Friday and Saturday departing the city
centre every 20 minutes from 00.30 till 04.30. The Dublin Bus Information
Office is located at 59 Upper O'Connell Street and there is also
a Dublin Bus desk in the Dublin Tourism Centre, Suffolk Street,
Dublin 2 Tel: +353 1 8734222
Eireann operates bus services from Dublin to the rest of Ireland.
Aircoach a private operator runs its distinctive blue air-conditioned
luxury coaches between Dublin Airport and the centre and south of
the city, servicing many of the hotels and B&BS.
DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport)
The city has DART suburban rail service running between Malahide
at the northernmost tip of the scenic eastern coastal strip, and
Grey stones to the South. Travelers can enquire at any of the 25
stations along the route about train times and the variety of travel
ticket options available.
The State transport company, CIE operates trains services to all
parts of Ireland. With two main train stations in the city, Connolly
and Heuston, and trains arriving at short intervals, travelers have
less to fret about waiting for one. Travelers enjoy the vivid sceneries
while the train moves across the city. The ticket barely cost much.
Dublin residents also use Taxis to travel around the city; taxis
can be hailed, hired at taxi ranks, or booked by telephone. Three
of the main taxi ranks in the city centre are located on O'Connell
Street, Dame Street, and St. Stephen's Green.
Getting to Dublin by sea is a wonderfully romantic. Travelers can
board the city ferries to go around. Regular, scheduled ferry services
operate between Ireland and the UK bringing both foot passengers
and cars and other vehicles into the city through Dublin’s
two ferry ports, Dublin Port and Dun Laoghaire.
Dun Laoghaire is six miles south of the city centre. The DART (Dublin
Area Rapid Transport) train service takes passenger to and from
the centre in less than half an hour.
Dublin Port is closer to the centre and is served by the local number
53 bus and by special buses meeting arrivals to the Port.
Irish Ferries operate from Dublin Port to Holyhead, Wales, with
two vessels; the cruise ferry, Ulysses, the world's largest car
ferry, or the Dublin Swift. Ulysses makes two return sailings a
day (departures at 09.45 and 21.35) and has a journey time of just
over three hours. The Dublin Swift has three daily sailings and
takes one hour and forty-five minutes.
Getting around the city is not that difficult with an efficient
public transport serving the city, and for those who prefer comfort,
Hiring a Car is just the right choice.
Some of the best Cheap car Hire Dublin operators are found in the
city, So grab your Car and set out for a day trip or a weekend.