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Getting to London Stansted Airport
London Stansted Airport (STN) is located around 56km to the north-east of London.
If you’re heading to the airport with public transport, you’ll find the Stansted Express train is by far the quickest and easiest way to travel to the airport, especially if you want to arrive in good time to check-in for your London to Dublin flights. The journey time usually takes around 45 minutes.
Driving to the airport? You’ll find short-stay, mid-stay and long-stay car parks conveniently located at Stansted Airport - there’s no need to worry about parking delays or missing your flights from London to Dublin.
London Stansted Airport Overview
London Stansted Airport (STN) is one of the UK's busiest airports and one of the fastest growing airports in Europe. If you’ve booked Ryanair flights to Dublin from London, you’ll need to check-in at one of the Ryanair desks located in the main departures lounge. Once you’ve checked-in, you’ll find plenty of shops, restaurants and bars to help pass the time while you wait to board your London to Dublin flights.
The duration of your London to Dublin cheap flights is approximately 1 hour 25 minutes.
Dublin Airport Overview
Dublin Airport welcomes around 29.6 million passengers from all over the world every year and is Ireland’s largest airport. Dublin Airport is located around 10km north of the city centre – the closest town, Swords is located approximately 2km away.
There are two main terminals at the airport – Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 1 handles Ryanair flights and is where you’ll arrive on your cheap flight to Dublin from London. At the arrivals area you’ll find a selection of shops, cafes and restaurants where you can grab a snack or pick up anything you’ve forgotten to pack for your onward journey.
Getting from Dublin Airport to Dublin
Dublin city centre can be easily reached via bus, private coaches and taxis from Dublin Airport. Taxi ranks are located outside the arrivals terminals. The Airlink Express bus departs every 10 minutes and is one of the fastest ways to reach the city centre. Tickets can be purchased on-board or booked online for a slightly cheaper fare.
Famous for its warm welcomes, pints of stout and slightly temperamental weather (it’s not uncommon to experience four seasons in one day), Dublin is a gem of a city break destination, offering plenty to see over a weekend. It’s also the perfect base if you plan to explore Ireland over a longer trip.
Dublin is a compact and walkable city. You could easily wander the cobblestone streets of Temple Bar, rent a bike and explore the green, leafy spaces of the Phoenix Park and check out the talented musicians on Grafton Street all in one day. Book flights from London to Dublin for an easy and enjoyable weekend away.
Dublin is not a cheap city (accommodation is particularly expensive), but if you book your accommodation early you can find good deals, especially on the Ryanair Rooms site.
Remember - you can afford to treat yourself during your stay with the money you’ve saved on your cheap flights from London to Dublin. Check out our Dublin travel guides on Try Somewhere New and discover more about Dublin.
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London to Dublin Flights – Practical Information
The unit of currency in Dublin is the Euro, so every time you fly London to Dublin you’ll need to exchange your British pounds, unless you plan to pay by card. However, it’s always a good idea to have some euros handy during your trip, you never know when you might need cash.
If you’re planning to hire a car, remember that in Ireland they drive on the same side of the road as the UK. Car rental desks are located in the arrivals terminal – if you’ve booked your car hire online with Ryanair Car Hire, be sure to print your confirmation email and have it ready to show the agent at the desk.