The 5th William
Hamilton Geometry and
September 17-19, 2009
The Hamilton Mathematics
Trinity College Dublin
and Algorithmic Geometry
Some information on how to get to TCD.
For a map of the conference venue, start with this link
to an interactive map
of campus. The workshop is in the Hamilton
Dubin is well served by air links from a large number of
in the UK, Europe and the US. Several US carriers serve the US
destinations, as well as the Irish airline Aer Lingus and many "national"
carriers serve Dublin from Europe and the UK. There are in addition
"low cost" airlines such as RyanAir
and BMI Baby.
There are rail and bus links to Dublin also from almost
of Ireland, but locals will know about that. There are ferries as
well from the UK and France.
There is information at about
once you are in Dublin. Or see below for a more condensed
(possibly less accurate) version.
If you want to know about parking near TCD, the answer is it is
Getting to TCD
From Dublin Airport
Dublin Airport is situated to the north of the City
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,
city centre, tickets cost €5 single fare. These buses go every 10
minutes during daytime and less frequently in the evenings and on
Local buses also go to the city centre from the
cost approximately €1.60, though may take longer depending on their
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: email@example.com,
Trains: Visitors travelling from the South and
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
Taxis can be hailed or hired at taxi ranks or
telephone. Three of the main taxi ranks in the city centre are located
on O'Connell Street, Dame Street and St. Stephen's Green
Tel: +353 1 836 6222, Website: www.irishrail.ie
Here is a link to a google map with
some information on local restaurants.