Dublin Airport information
Dublin Airport serves the capital city of Ireland, Dublin. The biggest and busiest airport of the country, Dublin Airport handles more than 25 million air travellers annually and is the hub base of Ireland’s flag carrier, Aer Lingus. Operational from 1940, Dublin Airport opened with only 1 terminal but expanded in 2010 due to high passenger demand.
Flights to Dublin Airport
The airport compound now contains 2 passenger terminals and is served by dozens of major airlines from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. Examples include Singapore Airlines, British Airways, Emirates, and KLM.
The airport is an important transit point for transatlantic flights and is amongst the busiest airports in Europe. Popular destinations from Dublin Airport include London, Manchester, Amsterdam and Birmingham.
Cheapest flights to Dublin Airport
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Dublin Airport is situated about 10 kilometres from the city centre of Dublin. To get from the airport to the city, travellers can make use of the Aircoach shuttle bus, which connects passengers to the city centre directly from the front doors of Terminals 1 and 2. The bus stops at most major hotels in the city and takes about half an hour or so depending on your destination. A one-way bus fare costs about SGD$10.72, whilst a return ticket is around SGD$18.37. Otherwise, a direct taxi ride to the city centre would cost around SGD$30-39 and take about 10-15 minutes.
What to see and do
Do not miss a visit to the famous Guinness Storehouse, home of the delicious Irish Black Stuff. You’ve probably enjoyed a pint or 2 of Guinness dry stout at some point of your life - why not have a look at how the brand and the beer came to be? The Storehouse is shaped like a pint glass itself and used to be a Guinness fermentation plant. Today it serves as Dublin’s most popular tourist attraction and educates thousands of people annually on the makings of one of the world’s most beloved alcoholic drinks. Learn about the 4 main ingredients of every Guinness, as well as the complicated process that goes on behind every pint.
Take a stroll in Phoenix Park, an enclosed urban park of 1,750 acres, the largest in any European capital city. There are many attractions within the park which can occupy tourist of any age. The Dublin Zoo, the third oldest zoo in the world, is amongst Dublin’s biggest attractions with over 700 animals and birds from around the globe. Otherwise, there is the Wellington Monument, Deerfield Residence or Magazine Fort all within the boundaries of the park.
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