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Dublin Airport Taxis

No Hidden Costs for your Taxi Service from Dublin Airport

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

Dublin Airport Taxi Service

One of the most stressful parts of arriving in a new city is getting to your hotel without any unnecessary hiccups, so you can actually start enjoying yourself! That’s why a door-to-door Dublin Airport taxi is the best way to arrive.

Metered taxis are available 24/7 from the taxi ranks at Dublin Airport. Taxis are known to be the most convenient and comfortable way to travel to and from the airport as rides are door-to-door. You can expect to get to the city centre in around 20 minutes and to Dun Laoghaire in 30 minutes.

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

How much is a taxi from Dublin Airport?

Taxi prices Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
Duration
Dublin Airport to City Centre 25 € 35 € 20 MIN
Dublin Airport to Busaras 20 € 28 € 15 MIN
Dublin Airport to Heuston Station 40 € 52 € 30 MIN
Dublin Airport to D7 Northside 30 € 40 € 20 MIN
Dublin Airport to D4 Area 35 € 45 € 22 MIN
Dublin Airport to D8 Area 35 € 48 € 25 MIN
Dublin Airport to Dun Laoghaire 60 € 72 € 30 MIN
Dublin Airport to D6 Area 65 € 78 € 35 MIN

Price of a Dublin Airport taxi

Dublin Airport taxis use taximeters to calculate prices, meaning that your final fare depends on the distance travelled, the time of day, and so on. The base fare is €4.20 and the price per km is €1.30. Although a premium rate is applied between 20:00 and 08:00, as well as on Sundays and public holidays. Just keep in mind that surcharges may apply for additional passengers and routes with tolls.

That being said, a taxi from Dublin Airport to the city centre for up to 4 passengers costs approximately €25-€35 during the day and €32-€45 at night. Alternatively, Dun Laoghaire is another popular destination located approximately 20 km from the airport. The 30-minute transfer costs around €60 during the day and €72 at night.

To avoid the uncertainty of the taximeter, you can book your airport taxi with a reliable provider like Welcome Pickups. That way, you can secure a competitive fixed fare with no hidden fees.

A black Dublin Airport taxi sedan parked in a car park.

CAR TYPE

Dublin Airport Taxi (Sedan)

number of passengers

Up to 3

price to City Centre

From €25

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Where to get a taxi at Dublin Airport?

There are two terminals at Dublin Airport, with taxi ranks located directly outside both buildings. A taxi dispatcher is available at both ranks if you need further assistance.  

Note that taxis from the ranks are only permitted to accept routes up to 30 km. So if you’re final destination is located further than the limit, you will have to book with a reliable provider in advance.

If you book your Dublin Airport taxi in advance with Welcome Pickups – you can travel as far as you like and there’s no need to queue at the ranks or wait for a vehicle. Instead, your trained driver will meet you in the Arrivals Hall holding a sign with your name on it and accompany you to your pre-booked vehicle.

Useful tips for getting a taxi from Dublin Airport

  1. Standard Dublin Airport taxis calculate fares using a taximeter, which means the final fare depends on the distance travelled and time of day, with the base fare starting at €4.20
  2. Local taxis charge a premium rate between 20:00 and 08:00 Monday-Saturday, Sunday, and bank holidays.
  3. Double-check the taximeter is turned on before starting your ride.
  4. Dublin Airport taxis only operate routes up to 30 km.
  5. It's not uncommon for certain taxi companies to offer fixed fares for rides to and from Dublin Airport. The best way to ensure this is to book with the company in advance or call them to arrange a pickup once you're at the airport.
  6. Remember to keep your receipt in case you need to file a complaint or claim a lost item.
  7. Dublin Airport taxi waiting times extend during peak season (June-August) and school holidays. We recommend booking a Dublin Airport taxi in advance for a quick and convenient service all year round.
  8. You will have to pay an additional €2 if you book a standard taxi via phone.
  9. It’s customary to give a 10% tip to your taxi driver in Dublin.
  10. Dublin Airport taxi drivers accept credit card payments including Visa, Mastercard, American Express and digital wallets such as Apple Pay and Google Pay. Likewise, if you’d like to pay with cash, make sure to have money in the local currency (€).
  11. If you think you have been scammed or overcharged, write down the taxi driver’s name, ID number and the number of your taxi. You can then contact the taxi company or the National Transport Authority to file a complaint.
  12. To avoid being overcharged, check the route on Google Maps to make sure the driver isn’t extending the trip unnecessarily.

Pre-book a taxi from Dublin Airport to your hotel

The thought of navigating through central Dublin to your hotel may be enough to cloud the excitement of your arrival, especially when stressing about routes and public transport.

Finding your way around the busy centre via bus or rail services can be tricky, and more so if you’re carrying luggage, or travelling with family. Plus, you will probably have to walk or take a taxi from the station to your hotel.

That’s why choosing a direct Dublin Airport taxi is the best idea. They ensure a private, comfortable transfer straight to the door of your hotel — leaving you with nothing to do except check in and start exploring.

Frequently asked questions

How far is Dublin Airport from the city centre?

Dublin Airport is conveniently located 12 km from the centre of Dublin, taking around 20 minutes by car or taxi.

How to get a taxi from Dublin Airport?

Taxis are available 24/7 at outside both terminals at Dublin Airport. Simply jump in the queue and wait for the next available taxi. The fares are metered and depend on the distance travelled. You cannot book these taxis in advance, which means you may be subject to long waiting times. Especially during peak season, public holidays, and on the weekends. To book your Dublin Airport taxi in advance and hop straight into a pre-selected vehicle, you can opt for a comprehensive service like Welcome Pickups.

How much is a taxi from Dublin Airport to the city centre?

A standard taxi ride from Dublin Airport to the city centre costs around €25 during the day and €35 at night. However, you may be subject to surcharges extra passengers and tolls. Not to mention that factors such as traffic levels can also affect the final fare.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

If there are any unforeseen delays at the airport, there’s no need to panic. As there will always be a taxi outside Dublin Airport. Although waiting times may be long during peak season. To skip the taxi waiting line and take advantage of flight monitoring benefits, we suggest booking your airport taxi with a reliable transfer provider.

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