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From Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport is situated to the north of the City Centre (approximately 10km).
The airport is not served by train so the only way to get to Trinity College is via bus or taxi.
A taxi will cost approx €20 and takes about 30 minutes.

Aircoach (website: www.aircoach.ie) runs 24 hours, every day direct to the city centre. Tickets can be purchased from the bus driver and cost €7 single, €12 return. It stops at the main entrance to Trinity College.

Dublin Bus also run regular buses (Airlink, route 747) to the city centre, tickets cost €5 single fare. These buses go every 10 minutes during daytime and less frequently in the evenings and on Sundays.

Local buses also go to the city centre from the airport and cost approximately €1.60, though may take longer depending on their route.

From Dun Laoghaire ferry port

Stena Line and Irish Ferries sail between Dun Laoghaire and Holyhead in Wales, as well as between Rosslare, co. Wexford and Fishguard, South Wales and between Rosslare and France. Dun Laoghaire is 20 minutes from Dublin city centre by car or by the suburban train DART. Pearse station is just next to Trinity College.

From inside Ireland

Bus Éireann operates bus services between Dublin and the rest of Ireland. Busáras, the central bus station is located on Amiens Street.
Tel:+353 1 836 6111, Email: info@buseireann.ie, Website: www.buseireann.ie

Trains: Visitors travelling from the South and West by train will arrive at Heuston Station, a short hop from the centre by bus, tram or taxi. Those arriving from the North, North West and the South East arrive at Connolly Station, which is a short walk from O'Connell Street. From the South East (including Rosslare ferry port) you may also arrive at Pearse Station, which is on Westland Row next to Trinity College.
Tel: +353 1 836 6222, Website: www.irishrail.ie

Taxis can be hailed or hired at taxi ranks or booked by telephone. Three of the main taxi ranks in the city centre are located on O'Connell Street, Dame Street and St. Stephen's Green.

Staying at Trinity

Access to College Sunday evening is through either front gate or the Nassau Street gate (entrance 2 on the campus map) if the front gate is closed.

Those who are staying in Trinity College and who arrive before or after registration on Sunday 24th the Accommodation Office, located in West Chapel (http://www.tcd.ie/Maps/chapel_west.html) will be open from 8AM until midnight. If you arrive after midnight you can get your room key from the porter's lodge located on the left directly inside the front gate. If you arrive after midnight you can knock on the door in front gate and the porter will let you in.

Last updated 5 April 2005