Friday 7th September 10am – 5pm
Saturday 8th September 10am – 5pm
There are two main train stations in Dublin: Connolly & Heuston.
You can connect to the DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) directly from Connolly station to Ballsbridge (Sandymount DART Station).
You can connect to the Luas directly at Heuston station and transfer to the DART at Connolly station to Ballsbridge (Sandymount DART Station).
Located in close proximity to the RDS is the DART line. The closest DART station to the RDS is Sandymount. Directions on foot from the Sandymount Dart Station:
From City Centre
Outside Trinity College, take Nassau Street (N11) for about 150 metres then turn right following the signposts for the R118. Follow the R118 (also known as Mount Street which becomes Merrion Road) for approximately 2km. The RDS Main Complex will be situated on the right hand side.
To go to the Simmonscourt Complex continue along the Merrion Road and turn right into Simmonscourt Road. The RDS Simmonscourt Complex is situated on the left hand side after the two office buildings.
Taxi from Airport
Taxis are available at the Taxi rank outside Arrivals. Expect to pay between €30 and €40.
The RDS is serviced by bus routes number 4,7,8 and 18 (Directly) which stop outside the Main Hall Entrance to the RDS on the Merrion Road. These bus services can be availed of on Nassau Street outside Trinity College. Routes numbers 46a,145 (Walking Distance)
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