The CCD sits at the heart of Dublin’s transport hub with excellent air, road, rail and sea connections, meaning The CCD is only minutes from the airport, motorway network, Port Tunnel, rail stations and ferry terminals.
Address: Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
The airport is conveniently located 10km north of Dublin city centre, with excellent roads links to The CCD, only 20 minutes away via the Port Tunnel, which brings visitors directly into the Spencer Dock area. Bus and car hire services are also available at the airport for your journey to The CCD.
The CCD is easily accessible by road, given its city centre location and proximity to Ireland’s motorway network. It is only minutes from the Dublin Port Tunnel with connections to the upgraded M50 motorway and Dublin Airport. It is also next to the new Samuel Beckett Bridge which spans the River Liffey, aiding access between the North and South of the city.
The CCD has its own underground car park, and there are 1,600 spaces nearby in local car parks, as well as considerable on street ‘pay and display’ parking on North Wall Quay and adjoining roads.
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, School link, Airlink, Nitelink and DART feeder buses. Dublin Bus also operates day tours and is obliged to provide services to people with disabilities.
The CCD is less than ten minutes from Dublin’s two mainline railway stations (Connolly and Heuston) which serve all the major towns and cities in Ireland.
Irish Rail is the state-owned company 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.
The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) is the 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. Pearse Street and Tara Street DART stations are both located about ten minutes walk from The CCD.
The Luas Red Line runs directly behind The CCD, conveniently linking to downtown Dublin and to Connolly and Heuston rail stations. Stops are provided at George’s Dock, Mayor Square and Spencer Dock.
Increased availability of taxis in Dublin means that it’s easy to travel to and from Dublin city, day or night. There are now nearly 12,000 taxis available in Dublin city. Fares are regulated and tips are at your own discretion.