Dublin Port is centrally located, only minutes from Dublin city centre by car. Buses and taxis provide a regular service from the port to the city and beyond. The Luas Red Line tram stop at The Point is located opposite the entrance to Dublin Port on East Wall Road.
New internal traffic management measures to keep traffic flowing through Dublin Port in advance of the introduction of new border controls were introduced in December 2020. The improvements and changes are detailed in a new booklet: Six Key Messages for Hauliers
Terminal 4 North
Travelling to Ireland during the COVID-19 Pandemic | Dublin Port
As Ireland continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, new advice and rules for international travel have come into effect from the 19th of July.
From the 19th of July, subject to the prevailing public health situation, Ireland will operate the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) for travel originating within the EU/EEA.
If you are travelling to Ireland from abroad you must fill out a Passenger Locator Form before departure.
You also have to have appropriate valid proof of vaccination or recovery, or to present evidence of a negative RT-PCR result from a test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival into the country.
Children between the ages of 12 and 17 will be required to have a negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival to travel into the country, unless they have valid proof of vaccination or recovery. Children of any age, travelling with accompanying vaccinated or recovered adults will not be required to self-quarantine post arrival. However, where one accompanying adult needs to self-quarantine, then all children must also self-quarantine.
Passengers arriving into Ireland from inside EU + Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Switzerland
If you have valid proof of vaccination, no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary.
If you have valid proof that you have recovered from COVID in the past 180 days, no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary.
If you do not have valid proof of vaccination or recovery, you will need to present evidence of a negative RT-PCR result from a test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival into the country
Passengers arriving into Ireland from outside EU + Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Switzerland
Please note: This includes those arriving from Great Britain.
- If you have valid proof of vaccination, no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary.
- If you have valid proof of recovery from COVID in the past 180 days, no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary.
- If you do not have valid proof of vaccination or recovery, you will need to: present evidence of a negative result from a RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival into the country self-quarantine for 14 days
- If you receive a negative result from a RT-PCR test taken from day 5 onwards after arrival into Ireland, you will be able to leave quarantine
There are currently no Covid testing facilities within Dublin Port. Please see the HSE website for further information on Covid testing in Ireland HERE.
For more information, please see below Government support information:
Dublin Port is situated 2.7km from the centre of Ireland’s vibrant capital city. Access by car can be made via East Wall Road, North Wall Quay or the Thomas Clarke Bridge. View and plan your route to Dublin Port HERE
Dublin Tunnel is situated on the perimeter of the Port estate & provides quick access to the M50 & M1 motorways, the main routes to the North and South of the country. Dublin Tunnel is operated by Transport Infrastructure Ireland, to view toll information click HERE
Dublin Bus Service
The Luas Red Line tram stop at The Point operates 7 days a week and is located opposite the entrance to Dublin Port on East Wall Road. Take the Luas to The Point and the entrance to the Dublin Port estate is a 7 minute walk (550m).
Walking times from The Point to Dublin Port’s passenger terminals varies:
- TERMINAL 1 – IRISH FERRIES – 46 min walk (3.7km)
- TERMINAL 2 – STENA LINE – 39 min walk (3.2km)
- TERMINAL 3 – P&O FERRIES – 9 min walk (750m)
- TERMINAL 4 NORTH – 8 min walk (650m)
- TERMINAL 5 – SEATRUCK FERRIES – 37 min walk (3.0km)
The Luas trams operate every 4 – 12 minutes during Peak times and 10 – 15 minutes Off Peak. View timings and stops HERE
There are a number of passenger, freight, and border inspection Terminals in Dublin Port:
N53 21 1 /W6 11 53
N53 20 51/W6 13 39
Terminal 4 North
N53 21 06.5/W6 13 23.1
RoRo Trailer Parking
N53 20 53/W6 11 34
N53 21 12/W6 12 33
Customs – Transit, Seal/Documentation check Facility
N53 21 08.3/W6 11 49
State Services Inspection Terminal
N53 21 10.92/W6 12 58.33
State Services Inspection Terminal
N53 21 21/ W6 12 58
Customs – Parking Facility
General Car Parking is available at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2:
- Short Term parking is on a pay & display basis at €2.00 per hour and a minimum charge of €1.00.
- Long Term parking is also available on a pay & display basis. Rates are €9.00 per day or part thereof and €50.00 per week (seven days).
Pay and display parking machines accept both coin and card payment options.
The machines do not accept notes but there is a change machine located inside the Terminal 1 building.