Getting There - International Travel
Ireland’s national airline
is Aer Lingus (EI).
Aer Lingus provides service from Los Angeles and New York’s
JFK to Shannon and Dublin.
Delta Air Lines
flies from New York’s JFK Airport to Shannon and Dublin. Flights
to London are frequent and moderately priced.
There is a range of promotional airfares to Ireland from main cities
in the UK, and an increasing number of airlines connect regional
UK airports with Ireland.
to London: 1 hour 15 minutes.
to New York: 7 hours 30 minutes.
Dublin International Airport (DUB)
Dublin International Airport information
International Airport (SNN)
International Airport information
Airport is 8km or 5 miles southwest of the city.
Buses travel between the city centre and airport and travel time
is 15 minutes.
Airport facilities include
duty-free shop, car hire, bar and restaurant. Facilities available
during operational hours.
Knock International Airport
International Airport is 11km or 7 miles north of Claremorris
(Co Mayo) and receives flights from the UK only: Ryanair
from London, Stansted, Mytravellite from Birmingham
and British Airways from Manchester.
Taxis are available to Claremorris, where rail and bus connections
are available to the rest of the country.
facilities include duty-free shop, bar, restaurant and
Departure tax: None.
Besides conventional ferry crossings, many companies now offer high-speed
services as well as upgraded, state-of-the-art craft on many Irish
Sea routes. Fares vary by season and promotional offers are available.
Routes from Britain and France include:
to Dublin (travel time – 8 hours)
to Larne (Northern Ireland, travel time – 8 hours)
From the Isle of Man:
to Dublin (travel time – 2 hours 45 minutes, summer only or
4 hours 45 minutes on conventional ferries)
to Belfast (Northern Ireland, travel time – 2 hours 45 minutes)
to Larne (Northern Ireland, travel time – 1 hour on fast ferries
and 1 hour 45 minutes on conventional ferries)
to Belfast (Northern Ireland, travel time – 2 hours 35 minutes)
to Belfast (travel time – 1 hour 45 minutes on fast ferries
and 3 hours 15 minutes on conventional ferries)
(Isle of Anglesey) to Dublin (travel time – 1 hour 49 minutes
on fast ferries and minimum 3 hours 15 minutes on conventional ferries)
(Isle of Anglesey) to Dun Laoghaire (travel time – 1 hour
39 minutes on fast ferries)
to Rosslare (travel time – 1 hour 39 minutes on fast ferries
and 3 hours 30 minutes on conventional ferries)
to Cork (seasonal, travel time – 10 hours)
to Rosslare (travel time – 3 hours 45 minutes).
Irish Ferries operate at four direct ferry crossings a day between
France and Ireland. The routes are:
to Rosslare (travel time – 19 hours)
to Rosslare (travel time – 18 hours)
For information, fares and reservations, contact one of the following:
Ferries (telephone: (08705) 360 360)
Ferries (telephone: (08705) 171 717 (UK office) or (1) 638 3333
of Man Steam Packet (telephone: (01624) 661 661)
Irish Sea (telephone: (0870) 242 4777)
Line (telephone: (08705) 707 070)
Ferries (telephone: (01792) 456 116)
Many ferry companies also offer an online booking facility on their
Rail links serve Ireland from all the above mentioned ferry ports,
as well as from Northern Ireland.
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