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Convenient and cost effective (with LEAP visitor pass).

Getting around Dublin is easy on the trains, LUAS (trams) and buses. The buses run often and if... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Piscataway, New Jersey
Great but Ná cuir do chosa ar na suíocháin – Do not put your feet on the seats!

Having lived in Dublin in the late 1970s-1980s I well remember the incredible traffic problems and... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
John M
Lyon, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting around Dublin is easy on the trains, LUAS (trams) and buses. The buses run often and if you're trying to get around city center area multiple routes will get you where you want to be. The LUAS seem always to be crowded regardless of...More

Thank JFGoDan
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Having lived in Dublin in the late 1970s-1980s I well remember the incredible traffic problems and delays. The Dublin Area Rapid Transit (DART) system was introduced as an electrified railway in 1984 and currently serves the city centre and Dublin coastline. I am a big...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The machines at our station were not manned by real people so we did have to ask locals how to operate some things. We accidentally purchased round trip tickets the first time which worked out but would have sucked if we did not need it....More

Thank Von1287
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The station and DART system are functional, but dated, tired and in need for a radical upkeep and clean up. The mass transportation system works, is on time, but busy. People are super friendly and polite. It is a pleasure to travel in Ireland. We...More

1  Thank GinnyKelowna
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The station opened on 17 December 1834 at Westland Row Station,[3] the city terminus of the Dublin & Kingstown Railway, the first 'commuter' line in the world. The station was extensively rebuilt for the opening of the City of Dublin Junction Railway in 1891. During...More

Thank dgbg100106
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Used this form of travel a lot on recent trip to Dublin, the trains were clean and regular, an easy way to get round Dublin. The information on the trains and the staff were helpful and knowledgeable about the service.

Thank greenrake
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We bought a 72 hour pass while still at the airport. During our stay we used the double decker buses, electric trains, ant the trains going outside the city for some hiking. All were clean, on time and efficient. Good job Dublin ! ( a...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We bought 2x72 hour Leap Visitor cards when we arrived at Dublin Airport for 20 euro each. For that, we had a return airport to City transfer on the 747 or 757 service and unlimited use of the DART and Luas system which we used...More

Thank PavlH
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Booked a return ticket from Pearse station to Malahide. Then we booked a one way from Howth back to Pearse. The train was quick, clean and on time. We took a taxi from Malahide to Howth, but should have taken the train. It would have...More

2  Thank MsBuckhorn
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Limited where you can go but a super ride from end to end. I started in Howth a great fishing village and travelled right through Dublin centre the south to Bray along Dublin Bay - fine views from the comfort of a warm train. Lots...More

1  Thank Howard-Liverpool
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Response from GinnyKelowna | Reviewed this property |
It's spelled Howth, the restaurant is "the Brass Monkey" John is with the Howth walking tours,
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Response from Rose-Chris2013 | Reviewed this property |
I would echo what's already been said - either the hop on hop off bus, or the leap card. The DART is good if your hotel's slightly out of town and on the DART route, but otherwise on of the many buses are accessible using... More