Dublin (Ireland)

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53.35077 N, -6.22133 W

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Dublin is the largest port city and the capital of Ireland. It is located on the east coast facing Irish Sea, at the head of a big crescent-shaped bay that is sheltered on its southern side by Wicklow Mountains. The city occupies a flat site, bisected from west to east by River Liffey.Dublin (Ireland) cruise port

Many of the historic edifices of Dublin are in the old section of the town, south of Liffey such as the 16th-century Dublin Castle, Protestant cathedral of Christ Church (1038), the Gothic Saint Patrick's Cathedral (1190). Among other striking buildings of Dublin are Trinity College (1592), the Bank of Ireland building (1794, and the old seat of Irish Parliament), 18th-century Customs House, Four Courts (seat of high courts of Ireland), and Leinster House (present seat of the national parliament). One of the world's greatest city parks is Dublin's Phoenix Park. It contains Dublin Zoo (the 3rd-oldest public zoo in the world). The city of Dublin is also renowned for its public houses - the 100 metre long Hole-In-The-Wall is one of t hem and the longest in Europe.

Prominent among the many museums and galleries of Dublin are the National Museum of Ireland, the Natural History Museum, the Dublin Civic Museum, the Dublin Writers' Museum, the National Gallery, Kilmainham Gaol, the Irish Museum of Modern Art and the Municipal Gallery of Modern Art.

Highlights: City, Castle, Trinity College, Powerscourt Gardens

Dublin cruise terminal

Smaller cruise ships Dublin dock into the city center, going up on Liffey River.Dublin cruise port terminal

Large cruise ships in Dublin dock at Alexandra Quay (on the photo below), located in the port's industrial area. The quay is approx 1,5 km / 1 ml from the city center.Dublin cruise ship terminal

  • Most cruise lines offer shuttle bus service - usually at no charge. These free shuttles from the port go to Kildare Street. Regular transportation from the cruise port to the city center is provided by bus line 53.
  • The distance between the cruise ship terminal and the Luas (Light Rail Tram) stop at The Point is approx 1 ml / 1,5 km. Trams to the city run every 15 min. This tram stop is located close to the Wheel of Dublin (aka Revolver, a transportable Ferris wheel).
  • Dublin Airport is located approx 6 ml / 10 km north of the city center.

If the cruise itinerary has port Dublin listed as "Tendered", it means that disembarkation will be in Dun Laoghaire's harbour. This is a small suburban town located approx 13 km / 8 ml from Dublin's city centre. A free shuttle bus service is provided from the port to Dun Laoghaire's railway station. DART trains to Dublin run every 15 min (approx 45 min travel time). In the city center, passengers hane 3 stations to leave the train - Pearse Street, Tara Street, and Connelly.

Dublin tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions


The Dublin cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Dublin, Ireland.

If you lose the Dublin location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.

Port Dublin cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Dublin, Ireland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

  1. April, 2017
Day Ships in port
23 April, 2017
Caribbean Princess(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 21:00)
24 April, 2017
Marco Polo(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 19:00)
29 April, 2017
MS Midnatsol(arriving at 29 Apr - departing at 29 Apr)