GETTING TO DUBLIN
- BY PLANE
Dublin Airport is served by 43 airlines with direct scheduled services to 110 destinations. Particularly well served are almost every European city, and major North American centres. Most European destinations are within two hours’ flying time of Dublin.
- AIRPORT TRANSFERS
All you need to know about travelling to and from Dublin Airport is available at www.dublinairport.com. The airport is conveniently located approximately 10 km north of Dublin city centre. It is served by a large number of buses, coaches and taxis all allowing you to get to and from the airport with ease. Aircoach, a privately run bus service, operates between the airport and a number of city hotels and locations: www.aircoach.ie Airlink (bus 747), operated by Dublin Bus, will bring you directly from the airport to Busaras, the central bus station, located in the city. www.dublinbus.ie
- BY FERRY
It is also possible to get to Dublin by ferry via Holyhead, Liverpool and Isle of Man ports in Britain. Dublin has two ferry terminals – Dublin Port, located in the city centre, is serviced by bus and Dun Laoghaire Ferry Terminal, south of the city, is easily reached by a 20 minute car, bus or DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) train journey.
- GETTING AROUND DUBLIN
An extensive public transport network serves Dublin. This includes intercity trains, the DART, Dublin Bus services and a light rail network (LUAS). Airlink is an express service to and from Dublin Airport and Aircoach is a privately-run 24-hour dedicated bus service connecting a number of city centre hotels and locations with Dublin Airport.
TRAVELLING TO THE CONFERENCE VENUE
Parking is available at The Convention Centre Dublin, details can be found here
The Convention Centre Dublin is well-served by public transport options – with Bus, Rail, DART and LUAS all bringing you within a 15-minute walk of the venue.
Getting here by Rail, Tram or Bus
- Rail and DART
The CCD is less than 10 minutes on the Luas Red Line from Dublin’s two main railway stations, Connolly and Heuston. Operated by Irish Rail, these stations serve all the major towns and cities in Ireland.
The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) rail network runs along the coast of Dublin, from Malahide and Howth, to Bray and Graystones, providing transport from the city centre to suburban areas. Connolly, Pearse Street and Tara Street DART stations are all located about 10 minutes’ walk from The CCD.
- Tram (Luas)
Luas is Dublin’s light rail transit system. There are two lines, the Green Line and the Red Line. The CCD is on the Red Line, conveniently linking to downtown Dublin and Connolly and Heuston rail stations. Major Square and Spencer Dock are the closest stops. Switch between the Red and Green lines at Abbey Street / O’Connell – GPO / Marlborough stops.
Dublin Bus offers a high frequency, easy-to-use and accessible service across all of the city centre and surrounding areas. These services include city bus services, Airlink, Nitelink and DART feeder buses. Exact change, weekly tickets or top up Leapcards must be used. You can find more information on fares and tickets here.
Busáras is the central bus station in Dublin for intercity and regional bus services operated by Bus Éireann. Busáras is just 5 minutes from The CCD on the Luas Red Line and is located beside Connolly railway station.