Cheap flights to Dublin

What's Dublin like?

The city of 1000 pubs has more to offer than just alcohol, though trips to the Guinness Storehouse, Jameson Distillery and Temple Bar can be considered mandatory cultural exploration. Dublin's heritage is on display everywhere you walk, from Dublin Castle in the distance to the cobbles under your feet, and excellent rail and bus links put the entire Emerald Isle in easy reach.

Which airlines fly to Dublin?

There are no direct flights from New Zealand to Dublin. One-stop flights are available from Auckland flying with Emirates (via Dubai), Qatar Airways (via Doha) and Air New Zealand in combination with other airlines.

If you're flying from elsewhere in New Zealand, you'll have a minimum of 2 stops on the journey.

How long is the flight to Dublin?

Auckland to Dublin

24 hours (1 stop)

Christchurch to Dublin

28 hours (2 stops)

Queenstown to Dublin

27 hours (2 stops)

Wellington to Dublin

27 hours (2 stops)

What is the best time to visit Dublin?

Dublin is cool and dry by New Zealand standards, especially in the winter when temperatures can drop below freezing. Visiting in the summer (June to August) means you'll enjoy comfortable temperatures and sunny days, but there'll also be more crowds to deal with.

How expensive is Dublin?

Dublin is a little more expensive than New Zealand, especially when it comes to food and drink. Dining out at a standard restaurant costs around €15 (NZ$25.80) while beers can cost €5-€7 in Dublin pubs (NZ$8.50-NZ$12).

Arriving in Dublin

Dublin Airport (DUB) has 2 terminals that both receive international flights. Before you head to ground transport, you can take care of some duty-free shopping, grab a bite to eat or use to unlimited free Wi-Fi to check your emails and social networks.

The airport is 10km from Dublin city centre. You can get to the city by local bus (€3.30), Airlink Express (€7), taxi (€20-€30) or hiring a car. There are also long-distance coaches to other destinations in Ireland.

Useful tips about Dublin

Beat the crowds to Temple Bar and other popular areas by getting your sightseeing done right after breakfast.

If you're flying to Dublin in April, find out the best places to celebrate ANZAC Day.

Like the Lord of the Rings did for New Zealand tourism, many people visit Ireland to track down Game of Thrones filming locations.

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Please note: all information is correct as of December, 2017.

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Airports near Dublin

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Dublin: Dublin.
Delta, Transavia France, KLM, Air Moldova, Norwegian, Croatia Airlines, TUI and Laudamotion all fly direct to Dublin.
The cheapest month to fly to Dublin is May.

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