Dublin Airport is the busiest airport in the Republic of Ireland. The airport is just 10km from the city centre. Dublin is the most important base for Irish national carrier Aer Lingus and is also home to low-cost airline Ryanair. Flights to Britain account for nearly 40% of all passenger traffic. About 20% of passengers are flying to and from London.
Dublin is exceptionally well served from the UK, with scheduled and low-cost airlines both offering flights. In recent years almost all the best deals are with Ryanair and Aer Lingus. Over 20 UK airports offer flights to Dublin.
Ryanair currently operate flights from Bristol, Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow Prestwick, Liverpool, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle, London Luton, London Gatwick and London Stansted.
Dublin is also especially well served by the Irish national carrier Aer Lingus. You should find very competitive fares from a choice of regional airports that usually includes Aberdeen, Birmingham, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow International, Manchester, London Southend, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, the Isle of Man and Jersey. Aer Arann also offer well-priced flights from Blackpool, Southend and Glasgow International.