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Are There 2 Airports In Dublin?

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There are numerous airports around Ireland. Dublin has 1 Airport  but there are also airports in Cork, Cork Airport, Shannon Airport – North of Limerick City and Knock Airport (Ireland West Airport Knock) – in County Mayo in the North West of Ireland. Are There 2 Airports In Dublin – answer, no only 1.

Are There 2 Airports In Dublin?

Conveniently. US preclearance is available at both Dublin and Shannon Airport which means you go through US Customs and Border Control in Ireland.

At Love Ireland, we get numerous questions from our members about Dublin Airport and in this post we answer some of the most common questions about Dublin Airport.

How long does it take to get through Airport Security at Dublin Airport?

The official advice from Dublin Airport is that you should 2 hours before a short-haul flight, and 3 hours before a long-haul flight. We do however recommend that your check all times and other related information such as documents required on the Airport website at: –

Which terminal does Ryanair fly from Dublin?

There are 2 terminals at Dublin airport, conveniently named, terminal 1 and terminal 2. All Ryanair flights and related activities are from terminal 1.

Is Dublin Airport easy to navigate?

Compared to other major international airpors, Dublin Airport, is fairly easy to navigate as it is smaller than many other international airports and as such everything is a short walk away,

What’s the difference between Terminal 1 and 2 at Dublin Airport?

As is custom at most airports, short distance and longer distance flights go from different terminals. At Dublin Airport, Terminal 1 is for shorter flights whereas long-haul flights are served by Terminal 2.

Can you walk between terminals at Dublin Airport?

It is very easy etting back and forth between terminals at Dublin Airport as an in an  indoor walkway conveniently connects the terminals.

How much cash can you bring through Dublin Airport?

The amount of cash you can carry into any airport without declaring it is regulated by international money laundering regulations. When you enter or European Union (EU) carrying cash of €10,000 or more, you must make a declaration to customs. As Ireland and Dublin airport is in the European Union the €10,000 declaration rule applies.

How close is Dublin Airport to Dublin city?

Dublin Airport is located approximately 7k m north of Dublin City Centre and there are several transport options to the city. You can travel directly from Dublin Airportby trian to  Connolly and Heuston train stations, as well as Ireland’s central bus station, Bus Áras. You can also travel by car or with a taxi.

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Last updated May 29, 2023


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Christine Anderson

Thursday 2nd of February 2023

I am finally visiting Ireland for the first time. My maternal grandmother was from Co. Kerry. my son & I will be coming this spring or early summer.