Dublin’s transportation is tourist-friendly, and you will have several ways to get around the city centre.
The DART system (Dublin Area Rapid Transit), is an electric rail that travels from the city centre and along the Irish Sea. An all day family pass offers the best value and is €20 EUR for the rail.
The extensive network of bus routes in Dublin makes it easy to get around the city centre and outskirts of town. The cash fare in city centre is discounted and is approximately €0.75 EUR.
The Luas is the city’s light rail system. The Red Line has 32 stops throughout the city, including the Docklands. The Green Line has 22 stops running from Stephen’s Green to the Brides’ Glen. The Red Line stops at major attractions, while the Green Line stops at the smaller villages. Purchase a Leap Card to use for the bus, DART, and Luas fares. Fares for the rail with a Leap Card are approximately €1.54 EUR one-way per zone for adults and €0.80 EUR for children. There is a daily cap of €7 EUR for adults and €2.70 EUR for children.
Taxis are located throughout downtown, and you can pre-book one for a pick-up as well. The average tariff starts at approximately €4 EUR; the charge thereafter is €2 EUR per kilometre and €23 EUR per 1-hour wait.
Coca-Cola Zero dublinbikes stations are located throughout the city centre for easy access and optimal use. Every station has a minimum of 15 stands making it easy to enjoy this service. You can enjoy the many benefits of an Annual Card for €25 EUR or buy a 3-day ticket for €5 EUR. The first 30 minutes of use is free on every bike. There are plenty of motorbike trails throughout the city, and there are two rental services in the city centre. Celtic Rider rents motorcycles for 3 – 5 days starting at a daily rate of approximately €160 EUR. The other rental service is Bike on Board, but their rates depend on make and model, distance, and the number of days. They do not offer flat rates for rental.