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|Dublin Travel and General Information|
For flight information at Dublin Airport visit http://www.dublinairport.com/gns/flight-information/overview.aspx.
Visa and Passports
Visitors from other countries do require a passport, and it is wise to check with your travel operator whether your originating country requires a visa. Please contact us if you require a letter of invitation for a visa application.
Travel to Conference Venue and throughout the City and Country
The conference venue, The Burlington Hotel, is located a short distance south of the city centre.Aircoach operates a service from Dublin Airport to Leopardstown / Sandyford / Stillorgan, which stops outside the hotel.
Further details or to purchase your ticket visit http://www.aircoach.ie
Bus – Dublin Bus
Dublin Bus offers a high frequency, accessible and easy to use service from all over Dublin City Centre and the surrounding area. These services include city bus services, Railink, Airlink, Nitelink and DART with feeder buses. Visit Dublin Bus for routes and timetables.
Dublin Bus numbers 11, 116, 145, 46a, 7b and 7d all provide services to the Burlington Hotel, Sussex Road stop (Stop 848). Routes 11, 116 and 46a can be boarded at O’Connell Street. Route 145 can be boarded at Bachelors Walk at O’Connell Bridge. For timetable information, please visit the Dublin Bus website and search for "Sussex Road”.
Dublin is served by two main railway stations: Connolly Station and Heuston Stations. It is a short walk from Connolly Station to O’Connell Street, where the Dublin Bus numbers 11, 116 and 46A can be boarded for The Burlington Hotel. The route 145 provides a direct route from Heuston Station to The Burlington Hotel via the city centre.
For further information please visit Iarnróad Eireann (Irish Rail).
DART: The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) is the suburban rail line running along the coast of Dublin, from Malahide and Howth southwards as far as Greystones, Co Wicklow. You can connect to the regular train service for communities north of Dublin, right up to Belfast.
Irish Rail: Irish Rail is responsible for operating rail services in Ireland, providing rail links between Ireland’s main towns and cities. The Dart and The Luas are light rail networks which provide transport within the Dublin city and suburban areas. Irish Rail provides travellers the opportunity to go to the north, west and south of the Capital. Visit Irish Rail for information on destinations. Heuston Station is the main point for connecting with these routes.
Luas: Dublin Light rail tram system operates throughout the Dublin City centre. The Luas doesn’t transfer you to The Burlington Hotel, but can be used when traveling within the city centre. Visit Luas to see the timetables and stops through out the city centre.
Dublin is one of many European cities that offer a bike sharing scheme for its many visitors and residents. For information on how to hire, visit Dublin Bikes.
Avis Car Hire: www.avis.ie
There are a large number of taxi services available in the city centre. Taxis from the airport to the city centre/The Burlington Hotel are readily available outside the arrivals hall. There is also a taxi rank located outside The Burlington Hotel. Ensure to only travel in a registered taxi - they will have their taxi license displayed on the dashboard. Taxis are readily available all over the city with listed taxi ranks in most main tourism areas.
Banks & Currency
Visa and Master Card are all widely accepted in pubs, shops and restaurants throughout the country.
Traveller’s cheques can be cashed at most hotels and banks.
Bank Opening Hours – Mon., Tues. and Fri. 10.00-16.00; Wed. 10.30-16.00; Thurs. 10.00-17.00
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