Travel Information

Travel to St. Patrick’s Campus, DCU.


By Air (Dublin Airport)
Dublin Airport is one of Europe’s busiest airports, with more than 55 airlines flying to over 190 destinations. The airport is 8.4km from the conference venue at St. Patrick’s Campus, DCU. A taxi for this journey will cost 14-18.

Two Dublin bus routes serve Dublin Airport and the venue at St. Patrick’s Campus, DCU. The 16 (towards Ballinteer) and the 41 (towards Abbey street) stop outside the Terminal 1 short term car park. The cash fare is 3.30 which must be paid exactly, in coins only, to the bus driver (no notes will be accepted and no change given.)

To find the bus stop from Terminal 1, walk straight out of the arrivals hall, cross the road and walk through the next building to the bus stands. The relevant stop is on your right. From terminal 2 arrivals, head to terminal 1, then follow the above directions.

By Sea (Dublin Port)
Dublin is also accessible by sea from Britain and France. The major ferry companies are Irish Ferries and StenaLine. Further information on sailings are available on their websites. Dublin Port is 4.3km from the conference venue at St. Patrick’s Campus, DCU by taxi at a cost of 10-14.

By Rail (Heuston, Connolly and Drumcondra Stations)

You can  plan your journey with Irish Rail. The closest railway station to the venue is Drumcondra on the Maynooth/Longford/Sligo line which is just one stop from Connolly station. Exit Drumcondra station and turn left, the venue is a 12 minute walk.

Those arriving in Heuston station should exit the station and turn right. Follow the luas line up to James’s street where the 13 (towards Harristown) will bring you to St. Patrick’s Campus, DCU at a cost of €3.30 (coins only, paid to the driver.)

Travel throughout the City with Leap

You can avail of cheaper bus/luas fares and daily caps by purchasing a leap card. These cost 5 and can be purchased and topped up in most shops in Dublin city centre.

If you intend to travel a lot during your visit you can avail of daily caps on a leap visitor card: €10 for one day, €19.50 for two days. These can be purchased online or at the airport on your arrival.

Map of the Venue

The conference will take place in E-block. You can access the campus map online by clicking the tab for DCU St. Patrick’s campus.

Some useful links

Dublin Bus

Irish Rail

Irish Ferries

Stena Line

Transport for Ireland

Airbnb

Booking.com

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