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Trinity is located in the centre of Dublin, Ireland, on College Green opposite the former Irish Houses of Parliament (now a branch of the Bank of Ireland). The campus occupies 47 acres (190,000 m²), with many buildings, both old and new, ranged around large courts (known as "squares") and two playing fields.
The conference will be held in the Hamilton Building, in the heart of Trinity College.
This page is intended to give you some hints which might be useful in making your travel arrangements. You should of course check the details with your own travel agent or carrier.
Getting to Dublin
Ireland is well served by (direct) flights from many European and North American cities, as well as many locations in the United Kingdom. Flights are operated by airlines including Adria Airways, Aer Arann, Aer Lingus, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, Air Southwest, Air Transat, American Airlines, British Airways, bmi, Centralwings, Cityjet, Continental, Czech Airlines, Delta, Estonian Air, Etihad Airways, Flybe, FlyGlobespan, Germanwings, Iberia, Lithuanian Airlines, Luftansa, Luxair, Malev Airlines, Ryanair, S7, SAS, Sky Europe, Swiss Airlines, Turkish Airlines and US Airways.
Most flights arrive in Dublin airport.
From Dublin Airport to the City Center
Dublin airport is about 5 miles from the city center. The easiest way to get to the center is by Taxi and should cost €20-25 (as of April 2009).
Dublin Bus also runs the Airlink express bus service from the airport to Bus Aras (Dublin's central bus station). Airlink buses depart about 3-4 times per hour during the day. Airlink fares: Adult Single €6.00, Return €10.00 (as of April 2009).
Other bus services to and from Dublin Airport can be found here.
You can check the airport website for more information.
If you're coming from the United Kingdom or continental Europe and planning to stay a while in Ireland, you might consider bringing your car.
Irish Ferries operates car ferries from:
Holyhead to Dublin
Pembroke to Rosslare
Roscoff to Rosslare
Le Havre to Rosslare
Cherbourg to Rosslare
Stenaline operates ferries from:
- Holyhear to Dun Laoghaire (essentially a suburb of Dublin), and
- Fishguard to Rosslare
P&O operates ferries from Liverpool to Dublin.
Getting to Trinity College
Detailed directions to Trinity College.
From Bus Aras
Trinity College is a 10 mins walk from Bus Aras via the Sean O'Casey bridge. You can find a detailed map here.
From Connolly Station
From Heuston Station
Heuston Station is located 2km west of Trinity College. There is no direct DART metro link between Heuston and the City Center, however Dublin bus numbers 67, 67a and 67X all travel to the City Centre. Alternatively a Luas tram connects Heuston station with the City Center/Connolly Station.
From Dublin Ferry Port
Dublin Ferryport is situated 2 miles from the centre of Dublin. If you are travelling by car the ferryport provides easy access to and from all parts of Ireland as all the main roads radiate from Dublin. For passengers who are travelling without cars a shuttle bus service provides transfers to and from the main bus station.
You can find a detailed map of the port here.