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Dublin, the capital city of the Republic of Ireland, which is considered to be the westernmost country of the European continent and the independent country of the Irish island, is referred to as the "double river city" by the locals. Dublin, the cultural, commercial and political center of the country, is the fifth city that hosts the largest tourist population on the European continent. There is also an international airport in the north of the city, which welcomes a large number of visitors thanks to its unique features as well as being a commercial city. There are many transportation alternatives between the airport and the city.
Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland, which left the United Kingdom in 1921, is also the leading port city in the country. The train and metro lines departing from the ports also offer you a chance to transfer to the North Metro, which connects the city to the airport. Parnell Square and O'Connell / Abbey St. stations of the metro line provide transportation to the airport from the city center, while the Drumcondra Station offers transfer option to the airport from the stations coming from the ports.
Parnell Square in the city center consists of a large park in the middle and the surrounding roads. There are buses belonging to Air Link and Air Coach Companies, which are called North, South, East and West buses that directly go to the airport. It takes half an hour to get to the airport by buses that you can take by paying 6 Euros.
It is possible to reach the airport by buses 16, 16C, 33, 41, 41C and 747 departing from Parnell Square and O’Connell road, which is also the busiest street of the city and passes through the Liffey River dividing the city into two. The city buses 16 and 747 are the shortest routes to the airport.
If you want to get to the airport from Dublin city center by car, you need to head to the Dublin Port turnout through Parnell Square and then take the Swords Road. You can arrive at Dublin Airport, which has a car park with 7950 car capacity, in about 20 minutes. One potential problem you may experience while driving is that the traffic flows on the left-hand side, the reverse direction compared to the traffic in Turkey.
Dublin Airport, which is the most important airport in Ireland along with Belfast Airport, welcomes more than 20 million passengers a year. There are many restaurants, bars, and cafés for passengers and their visitors to enjoy their time at the airport. In addition to the places, most of which are located in Terminal 1, WH Smith, England's most famous book and stationery store, is also available at the airport.Last Updated: 27 Apr 2017
Newcastle Airport is located just 10 km from the city center and offers passengers a variety of convenient transportation alternatives to get to the city. Taxis are a easy way to get to the city center and are readily available at the terminal exit. If you don’t have excess luggage another transportation alternative to get to the city is by metro or even bicycle. Other ways to get to the city center from the airport include bus, train, and rental car.
Newcastle Airport is directly connected to the metro line, making the metro easily accessible from the airport terminal. The metro, which runs every 12 minutes, provides quick transportation to main areas in the city like Haymarket Station and Central Station. The total trip takes about 25 minutes. The metro operates from 5:44 am to 11:58 pm. On Sundays the metro begins to run at 6:27 am.
If you want to drive to the city center from the airport then follow road A696 and connect to the A1 motorway. If you’re not sure what route to take you can always ask for assistance at the airport. You can get a map or navigation device at the airport before you leave.
It usually takes no more than 15 minutes to drive to Newcastle city center from the airport. If you want to drive to Edinburgh from the airport it takes about 2 hours, if you want to drive to Glasgow or Manchester it takes about 3 hours, and if you want to drive to Darlington it takes about 1 hour.
Taxis are a convenient way to get to the city center from the airport and they operate 24 hours a day. You can pay the taxi fare by credit card or cash. Airport taxis feature vehicles that can accommodate 4 to 7 passengers. By calling +44 (0) 191 214 6969 you can book a taxi to your specifications in advance. The on-site taxi service at Newcastle Airport is provided by Airport Taxis. Taxis provide door-to-door service and are a great way to get to other areas outside of the city as well.
Newcastle Airport isn’t directly served by rail. To access the train network you can take the metro, which is accessible directly from the terminal, to the Central Train Station and transfer from there. The metro to the Central Train Station takes about 25 minutes. Once you get to the station you can easily purchase a train ticket from the automated ticket machines.
It takes about 30 minutes to get to Darlington from Newcastle Train Station. It takes 2 hours to get to Edinburgh by train, 3 hours to get to Glasgow by train, and 1.5 hours to get to Leeds by train.
Limousine rental services at the airport are provided by Emirates and Newcastle Airport. If you would like to get to the city center via luxurious Mercedes vehicles then you have to call 0845 223 2000 to find out detailed information about pricing and to make a reservation. Limousines are an expensive transportation alternative to get to the city center but they are a very comfortable and exclusive option.
Newcastle buses are another option that provides passengers with affordable transportation from the airport to the city center. Buses operate 6 days a week. There is no bus service from the airport to the city center on Sundays. Buses X77, X78, X79 provide convenient transportation to locations in the city center like Eldon Square and Ponteland. For more detailed information about buses that provide transportation to the city center from the airport please call 0191 2020 747.
Newcastle is a bike-friendly city offering passengers an alternative way to get to and from the airport. There are free bicycle parking areas located right in front of the airport terminal. The designated bike paths between the airport and the city center provide cyclists with a safe and enjoyable route to get to the city.Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019