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Travel to Ireland

With up to 50 airlines reaching 150 direct destinations Dublin is the ideal location for ACL 2022. The airport is located just 12km outside the city. It’s a 20-minute drive from Dublin Airport to the ACL Conference Venue – The Convention Centre Dublin. For more information on Dublin Airport please visit

Getting here

Dublin Airport is the nearest airport to the conference venue with a transfer time of approximately 20 minutes. Not only is Dublin Airport Ireland’s busiest airport, it is also amongst the ten busiest airports in Europe.  Dublin Airport manages an average of 60,000 passengers per day, rising to 80,000 during the peak season totalling 21.7 million passengers in 2014. There are over 600 aircrafts movements every day serving over 57 airlines.​​

For delegates who intend to extend their visit to Ireland to explore the country international flights also operated from Cork Airport and Shannon Airport . Both are located on the west coast of Ireland approximately three hours from Dublin.

Dublin Airport                  

Cork Airport                        Shannon Airport                           

Airlines serving Dublin Airport

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By Air

Access from Dublin Airport to Dublin City

There are a number of private and public bus services that operate from outside the airport arrivals terminal:


Aircoach, a privately run bus service, operates between the airport and a number of city hotels and locations including the conference venue.

Airlink (bus 747), operated by Dublin Bus, will bring you directly from the airport to Busaras, the central bus station, located in the city.

AerDart is a combined bus and train service that will bring you from Dubin Airport to any DART station along the route for an all-inclusive price.

The Visitor Leap Card (Dublin city wide travel card) The Leap Visitor Card is the convenient public transport ticket for tourists and visitors to Dublin. It takes you anywhere you want to go in the city and suburbs for the following time periods; 24 hours, 3 days, 7 days.

Please note it is also possible to get to Ireland by a Ferry either directly into Dublin or via ports in Rosslare and Belfast. Dublin Port is located in the city centre and is a few mins by bus tor taxi to the CCD.

By Sea

Dublin Port is less than ten minutes' drive from The CCD and has frequent ferry services from the UK and mainland Europe.  Rosslare Harbour is located 2 hours' drive from The CCD and has regular ferry services to Wales, France and Spain.  Belfast Harbour is also around 2 hours' drive from Dublin.


By Car

The CCD is only minutes from the Port Tunnel with connections to the upgraded M50 motorway.

By Rail

Irish rail system is the best way to travel throughout Ireland and visit the country. Trains are usually comfortable and punctual by Irish standards. The rail network in Ireland is not very extensive, serving only the larger cities and most major towns. If you are thinking of travelling to the more remote scenic areas, you may have to use the local bus services to reach your destination.

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