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Everything you need to know before departing from or arriving to Dublin Airport

Services at Dublin Airport

Krystof Hajek updated 8. 10. 2023

Find out what services and facilities are available at Dublin Airport. Where is the best place to eat and shop?

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Internet and wi-fi

Wi-fi is free and unlimited throughout the airport. Connect to the "Dublin Airport Wi-Fi" network.

If you use a sim card from an EU country, you can call and use data in Ireland for the same prices as in your home country.

Otherwise, get your data e-sim quickly and easily at airalo.com.

Luggage storage

Luggage storage can be found in 3 locations:

  • Terminal 1 (Arrivals) - open from 5:00 to 22:00
  • Terminal 1 (departures) - open from 5:00 to 20:00
  • Terminal 2 (departures) - open from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

You will be charged for 24 hours 15 EUR, discounts are also available for longer term storage. Details can be found on the storage operator's website: leftluggage.ie/en

Shops and supermarkets

Dublin Airport is well stocked with shops of all categories.

The most practical for travellers are grocery stores or pharmacies, which can be found in the following locations.

Groceries and takeaways

  • Spar supermarket - Terminal 2, Arrivals, public area, 6:00-22:00
  • WHSmith - Terminal 1, after security, "100-gates", 5:00-21:00
  • WHSmith - Terminal 1, after security check, "300-gates", 4:00-19:00
  • WHSmith - Terminal 2, after security check, "400-gates", 5:00-18:00
  • WHSmith - Terminal 2, after security check, The Loop, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
  • WHSmith - Terminal 1, after security check, The Loop, 4:00-9:00 p.m.
  • WHSmith - Terminal 2, after security, in the area behind US-Preclearance, 7:00am-4:00pm
  • Wrights Food Fayre - public area, parking garage between Terminal 1 and bus stops, 24/7

Pharmacies

  • Boots - Terminal 1, after security (The Loop), 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Other shops

A wide selection of shops selling electronics (Inmotion), luxury fashion and cosmetics (Estee Laudeer, Dior, Channel, Victoria's Secret, etc.) or souvenirs (Iris memories, Guinness).

There is a significantly larger selection of shops in the transit zone. A detailed list of all shops is available on the airport website: dublinairport.com/shopping

Restaurants

Restaurants are widely spread across the airport, but there are considerably more in the transit area. Cafés are available in the public areas of both terminals and are open 24/7.

Fast-food lovers will find several branches of the Burger King chain, and both terminals also feature the popular Starbucks, as well as many other local restaurants. We pick the most popular restaurants with the longest opening hours:

  • AMT Coffee: café and bakery - Terminal 1, public area, arrivals, 24/7
  • Burger King: fast food - Terminal 1, public area, departures, 5:00-24:00
  • Burger King: fast food - Terminal 1, transit area, 4:00-22:00
  • Burger King: fast food - Terminal 2, transit area, 5:00 am-last departure
  • Caffé Nero: café and bakery - Terminal 2, public area, arrivals, 4:00-23:00
  • Food Village: cheap eatery - Terminal 1, public area, departures, 4:00-20:00
  • Marqette: café and fast food - Terminal 1, transit area, 24/7
  • Marqette: café and fast food - Terminal 1, public area, arrivals, 24/7
  • Starbucks: coffee shop - Terminal 1 and 2, transit area, 4:00-20:00
  • Wrights Food Court: cafeteria - Terminal 2, public area, arrivals, 24/7

For a list of all restaurants, see the airport website.

ATMs and currency exchange

Currency exchange and all ATMs are operated by ICE with very unfavourable rates and withdrawal fees. However, you can pay for all transport from the airport by card and withdraw at any of the regular bank ATMs in the city.

Drinking water

There are cold drinking water fountains in many places in the transit area of both terminals. You can fill your own water bottle for free.

Krystof Hajek

Krystof is the editor-in-chief of Cestee. He is also an avid traveller with 574 flights and 73 countries visited.

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