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Compare Cheap Brisbane to Dublin Flights
Book your flights from Brisbane (BNE) to Dublin (DUB) and travel to one of the top literary destinations in the world. Ireland’s capital is a UNESCO City of Literature with a history that dates back to 800 A.D. With connecting flights from BNE to DUB, it’s the perfect trip abroad for Aussies who love history, reading a good book and exploring scenic walking routes. With a robust and affordable public transport system, it’s also easy to explore all the stunning and unique places just outside Dublin. From Killiney to Howth, Dublin is an excellent holiday destination for solo travellers on a budget who want to see as much of Ireland as possible.
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Best time to visit Dublin
The best time to visit Dublin
The best time to visit Dublin is during the summer months. From June to August, the city is full of festivities and warm weather. The only downside is that prices skyrocket as people from all over Europe flock to the city. If you want to escape the crowds, pack your heaviest coat and travel over the winter months. While the weather is freezing, you won’t have a problem finding cheap flights from Brisbane to Dublin. From March to May and September to November, the city sees few travellers – except during St. Patrick’s Day. If you’re travelling over the holiday, book well in advance to get the best prices for flights and hotels.
Departing From Brisbane
Brisbane Airport (BNE) is one of the busiest airports in Australia. It runs connecting flights from BNE to DUB with some of the world’s top airlines. Fly with Emirates, Singapore Airlines or Etihad and explore a layover city like Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Singapore before you reach your final destination in Ireland.
Getting to Brisbane Airport
The quickest way to get from the CBD to Brisbane Airport is with the Airtrain. It’s a 20-minute journey, with trains running every 15 minutes from 5:04 am to 10:04 pm every day. For budget travellers, take one of the TransLink buses. Routes 569 and 590 both run regular routes throughout the day from the city to the departure terminals. You can also request a ride with a ride-sharing service like Uber. A trip from Brisbane to the airport will cost around $33 AUD depending on the traffic.
Parking at Brisbane Airport
Brisbane Airport offers a variety of parking options for travellers. Whether you’re looking for the utmost convenience or an affordable lot for your car, there’s an option to suit your needs.
Where to Park at Brisbane Airport
- Park Long: This is the best parking lot for international trips. It’s the closest option to the departure terminals and costs $155 AUD for a week.
- Airpark: You’ll need to make an online booking to park your car here, but the savings are worth the pre-departure admin.
- Park Valet: Save time and use the valet parking services at the airport. Located on Level 1 of the International Terminal car park, you can also book your car in for a wash while you’re away.
Arriving in Dublin
Dublin International Airport (DUB) is the main airport for Ireland’s capital city and is the 14th busiest airport in Europe. It’s a hub for the country’s flagship carrier, Aer Lingus, as well as budget airline Ryanair.
How to Get from Dublin International Airport to Your Dublin Hotel or Accommodation
Dublin International Airport is located 12 kilometres from the city centre. The fastest way to get into the CBD is with the Aircoach. It’s a 24-hour service that takes 25 minutes to reach the city centre. The bus leaves the airport every 15 minutes between 3:15 am and 11:55 pm and every outside of those times. If you want to get to your hotel as cheaply as possible, take the public bus. Route 41 services the airport and stops at Terminal 1 every 10 to 30 minutes. A single fare to the CBD is €3.30 ($5 AUD), and you must have the exact amount to board the bus. You can also take the express public bus. Route 747 takes up to 40 minutes to go from the airport to O’Connell Street. One-way tickets cost €6 ($9 AUD) or €10 ($15 AUD) for a return. There are metered cabs available at the airport. You’ll find the taxi ranks waiting outside the Terminal 1 arrivals building and a trip will cost between €25 to €30 ($40 to $47 AUD).
Things to do
Things to do in Dublin
Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral
St. Patrick’s is the national Church of Ireland. It’s believed that baptisms have taken place here since 450 AD. Besides its religious history, the cathedral is also the final resting place of Gulliver’s Travels author Jonathan Swift.
Explore Dublin Castle
Located in the city centre, the Dublin Castle has had many uses over the centuries. From a medieval fortress to a regal court, it’s full of ornate state apartments and museums.
Go to Trinity College
Dublin’s Trinity College is the oldest university in Ireland. Its 40-acre site features cobbled stone pathways, beautiful parks and an enviable collection of priceless treasures including the Book of Kells.