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Unread 09-09-2017, 11:54   #1
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Surely in the 21st century a link to the airport by rail is possible.if you look at the map there are two line running v close the Maynooth line and the Dundalk line. The airport is planning a huge business area yet these plans seem to omit a rail link.travelling on the Sligo line to airport means crossing the M50 and having to go all the way into Connolly to get a bus or taxi back out in traffick despite passing so near the same applies to those from Belfast etc when a link would allow direct connection. Is there any politician that is willing to think beyond the next election and place Dublin in a similar position to most cities in Europe. In Geneva you check your bag in at the rail station and collect it at your country of arrival.
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Unread 09-09-2017, 18:10   #2
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Not the answer you are looking for, but there are direct bus services from Maynooth (may need short walk) and Drumcondra.

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Thanks I never knew it strange tha CIE don't announce on trains that there is an airport link at Maynooth
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Thanks I never knew it strange tha CIE don't announce on trains that there is an airport link at Maynooth
Considered as competing services to the more indirect CIE options.

Same way that the so called Travel Information desk (which is actually a commercial sales desk for CIE) will send you on a wonderful mystery tour of a city to get to places that may be connected by direct services of other companies.

Hoping that the NTA have more control in future to have a more joined up system.
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Not the answer you are looking for, but there are direct bus services from Maynooth (may need short walk) and Drumcondra.

www.airporthopper.ie
www.aircoach.ie
Or if you're not in a hurry you can get the Dublin Bus 16 from Drumcondra for 2.05 (Leap).

There are also Bus Eireann buses from Longford/Mullingar/Maynooth direct to the airport.
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