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The Convention Centre

Conveniently located in Dublin’s Docklands, the business hub of the city, The Convention Centre opened in September 2010, and has since hosted nearly 2,000 events. To date, the Centre has won 42 industry awards, and positions Ireland on the world stage for international conferences, congresses and events.

A truly world-class venue in every sense, from the quality of the facility, the Convention Centre Dublin offers event organisers and their delegates an unrivalled event experience.


By Air

Dublin is highly accessible for delegates travelling from the UK, Europe, the US, and beyond. Dublin Airport is just 15 minutes from The Convention Centre Dublin via the Port Tunnel and serves over 180 routes – including direct flights to all major UK and European cities and daily flights to the Emirates and several North American cities.

For your journey to The CCD, the Airlink airport shuttle bus stops directly outside the building, while taxi and car hire services are also easily available.

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By Car or Taxi

The Convention Centre Dublin is just minutes away from Ireland’s M50 motorway network and Dublin’s Port Tunnel. It is also next to the 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, with over 2,000 spaces located in car parks nearby, as well as considerable on street ‘pay and display’ parking on North Wall Quay and adjoining roads.

Find out more about parking near The CCD and access for deliveries.

By Rail, Tram or Bus

The CCD is less than 10 minutes on the Luas Red Line from Dublin’s two main railway stations, Connolly and Heuston.

The DART rail network runs along the coast of Dublin, from Malahide and Howth, to Bray and Greystones, providing transport from the city centre to suburban areas. Connolly, Pearse Street and Tara Street DART stations are all about 10 minutes’ walk from The CCD.

Tram (Luas)

Luas is Dublin’s light rail transit system. The CCD is on the Red Line. Major Square and Spencer Dock are the closest stops.


Dublin Bus offers an easy-to-use, accessible service across all of the city centre and surrounding areas. Exact change, weekly tickets or top up Leapcards must be used. You can find more information on fares and tickets here.

Busáras is the central bus station in Dublin for intercity and regional bus services operated by Bus Éireann, and is just 5 minutes from The CCD.