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Large Taxis at Dublin Airport?

There are five in our party and we have tentatively planned to take a taxi from the airport to the Harding Hotel. Are there taxis/vans large enough to hold five average size people and 5 pieces of luggage? Or shold we take the Airlink Express? Thanks.

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Audrey, you will find both car-type taxis and van/minivan-type taxis at the airport. I don't know if the fare differs between types. Airlink is certainly a choice, depending upon how far you need to shlep your bags from the nearest bus stop to your hotel. Also consider if it's raining; how far do you really want to walk in the rain dragging luggage.

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Will, thanks for info regarding van/mini van taxis. Glad to have that option.

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401 posts

Hi Audrey

Last year I used both. As I was by myself, I took the Airlink bus - plenty of room for luggage and easy to find. For the Harding House, you get off at the Wood Quay stop and it is just a couple blocks from there. When I left, there were six of us going out on the same flight so we got a taxi that held all of us and our luggage easily. It was only about 5 € a piece plus a small tip. I believe you said you were going on the RS tour. You will have an amazing time.

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There is an attendant at the taxi stand who matches groups with the size vehicle needed to transport them. The line moves very efficiently.