Travel & Accommodations

Transport from Dublin Airport

Dublin International Airport is approximately 12km north of Dublin City Centre. The short-haul flights are
operated to and from Terminal 1 (T1), while the long-haul flights are operated from Terminal 2 (T2).
Anyone flying from the USA will arrive into Terminal 2 (T2).

When you arrive at Dublin Airport, the best ways to get to The Shelbourne Hotel, 27 St. Stephen’s Green,
Dublin 2 are by Taxi or Aircoach (24-hour Private Bus Operator).

Taxi: Time, Cost, & Payment

A taxi will take about 25 minutes from the Airport to The Shelbourne Hotel and the associated cost should be approximately EUR 35-40. The taxi ranks are well managed by Dublin Airport staff who will be able to find you a taxi big enough for your party and your luggage. There may be a line but do not be discouraged as it moves very quickly.

Taxis do not take credit cards in Ireland but there is an ATM to take out cash in the T2 Arrivals Hall on your right-hand side as you walk through the Arrival doors. There is also an ATM located in the T1 Arrivals Hall.

Taxi: Location and Additional Information

At Terminal 1, the taxi rank is located outside the Arrivals Hall (Level 1) building on the right-hand side as you exit.

At Terminal 2, from the Arrivals Hall, follow the signs for the taxi rank by walking straight through the glass tunnel and take an escalator on your right-hand side or the elevator on your left-hand side to the level below and look for the taxi rank sign.

AIRCOACH ( (24-hour Private Bus Operator)

Time and cost

The Aircoach will take about 35 to 40 minutes from the Airport to The Shelbourne Hotel and the costs are EUR8 for a single ticket and EUR14 for a return ticket. Route 700 is the relevant route to The Shelbourne.


You can purchase your ticket from at the Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 Aircoach departure stands. You may also purchase your ticket from your driver when boarding the coach or online at


For the timetable please go to: – leopardstownsandyford

Pick up & Drop off Stops Location

From Dublin Airport:

Terminal 1 (T1): The Aircoach Stop is located just outside the T1 Arrivals

Hall (Level 1), when you exit the building the stop is located on your left.

Terminal 2 (T2): On exiting the baggage reclaim area to the Arrivals Hall please follow the signs for buses and coaches, go across the glass tunnel and then exit down the escalator and look for the Aircoach stop.


Make sure you ask for the bus that goes to Kildare Street, Dublin City Centre as there are other Aircoach routes to different locations. Drop off is at the Kildare Street Aircoach Stop, which is adjacent to The Shelbourne Hotel.

To Dublin Airport

The Aircoach departure stop is located just down the road from The Shelbourne Hotel (heading towards Grafton St. direction) on the other side of the road (northside of St Stephen’s Green opposite Starbucks).

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