Dublin is a small and compact city, but it is served by a comprehensive public transport system. The Transport for Ireland Journey Planner is a handy tool that shows the public transport options available to you. You can use the Journey Planner online, or download the App in the Google Play Store or on iTunes. The TFI (Transport for Ireland) Leap Card is a convenient way to pay for public transport services (Bus, Train and Tram systems) in Dublin. Go to www.leapcard.ie for more details. 1. Dublin Bus The Dublin bus network is all embracing. There are hundreds of Dublin bus stops serving nearly every area in the city, running from the outer northern suburbs to the outer southern suburbs. All routes go through the City Centre. How do I pay?
  • Visitor Leap Card (valid for up to 72 hours)
  • Buy a Leap Card and top it up in a local shop (top it up in €5 increments) – – Touch your Leap Card on the ticket machine when boarding the bus
  • Cash – exact change only if you’re taking a couple of trips.
2. Tram (LUAS) The Luas Green Line travels from Stephens Green, on the South Side of the City Centre. It travels to the outer South-East suburbs. The Luas Red Line travels from the Point Village, east side of the city. It runs East west along the River Liffey and connects the two main train stations in the city, Connolly and Heuston stations. It then travels to the outer South-West suburbs. How do I pay?
  • Leap Visitor card (valid for up to 72 hours)
  • Buy a Leap Card and top it up in a local shop (€5 increments)
  • Or if you’re only taking a few trips pay cash at a ticket machine along the Luas line before you board (notes and coins accepted)
3. DART Rail Line DART stands for ‘Dublin Area Rapid Transport’. This offers a fast, scenic route, so you can enjoy the view of the Irish coastline. This rail system runs from the South to Northern suburbs of Dublin, hugging the coast all the way. How do I pay?
  • Leap Visitor card (valid for up to 72 hours)
  • Buy a Travel Leap Card and top it up in most shops (€5 increments)
  • Or if you’re only taking a few trips pay cash at a ticket machine
4. Bicycle Dublin Bikes are a public bike-rental service. This is a great way to explore the hidden corners of Dublin. You can rent one from dozens of terminals dotted around the City Centre and inner city suburbs. How do I pay?
  • Pick up a 3-day Ticket at selected City Dublin Bike terminals for €5
For more info go to www.dublinbikes.ie 5. Walking See all of Dublin City by strolling the parameters of the City Centre.