Getting Here

Dun Laoghaire is really easy to get to from wherever you are!  We are just south of Dublin city and are readily accessible.

See our Accommodation Page for details of convenient hotels & guesthouses

DojoCon 2016 is being held at the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire. A map of the area is shown below. There is free parking for delegates at the Royal Marine Hotel underground car park, please show your DojoCon ticket at reception before leaving.

There are a number of ways to transit to Dun Laoghaire and a selection of these are listed below.

From Dublin Airport:

The Aircoach (Route 703) stops off at the Royal Marine Hotel (the DojoCon venue), and takes about 45 minutes.
Departure times from Terminal 1 are on the hour, every hour (e.g. 7am, 8am …); and 3 minutes later from Terminal 2.

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Click here for Timetable.

Cash Prices: Adult one-way €10; Adult Return €16; Child (age 5-12) one-way €3; Child Return €6.
Online prices: Adult one-way €8; Adult Return €14; Child one-way €2.50; Child Return €5.
Children aged under 5 travel free.  [Prices correct as of 4/7/16]

There is a taxi rank at the airport; a taxi to Dun Laoghaire would cost €40-€50 approximately.


From Dublin City Centre:

By bus:

Click here for details of the buses that go through Dun Laoghaire.

Route No 7 goes from Mountjoy Square, through Dun Laoghaire, to Loughlinstown/Cherrywood.  Timetable.  Map.

Route No 46a goes from Phoenix Park to Dun Laoghaire. Timetable.  Map.

Route No 59 goes from Mackintosh Park to Dun Laoghaire. Timetable.  Map.

Route No 63 goes from Kilternan to Dun Laoghaire. Timetable.  Map.

Route No 75 goes from Tallaght to Dun Laoghaire. Timetable.  Map.

Information on Fares and Tickets is available at this link.  As an example, an adult journey on the 46a bus from O’Connell Street in the centre of Dublin City to the train station beside the Royal Marine hotel would cost €3.30 if paying by cash and €2.60 if using a Leap Card.


To see a map of the Dublin area train system, click here.

There is a Fares Calculator on this link.  As an example, from Connolly Station to Dun Laoghaire is €3.25 for an adult, €2.46 if using a Leap Card.

About the Leap Card – this card can be used on Dublin Bus, DART rail and Luas* light rail.

The €10 Leap Family Card may be of interest; It can be used by 2 adults and up to 4 children and is valid for 24 hours after the first time you use it.  The Leap Card may be used on Dublin Bus, DART rail services and on the Luas* light rail system.

*The Luas light rail system does not service Dun Laoghaire.


From Dublin Port:

Foot Passenger Coach Service

Foot passengers travelling on the 08:20hrs, 15:10hrs and 20:30hrs sailings from Dublin can avail of a coach service which will bring you from Dublin City Centre to the Stena Line Terminal in Dublin. The coach departs from Westmoreland Street in Dublin City Centre at 07:15hrs for the 08:20hrs sailing, 14:00hrs for the 15:10 sailing and 19:00hrs for the 20:40hrs sailing.

Please note: There is no coach service for passengers arriving on the 20:30 from Holyhead or departing on the 02:15 from Dublin.

The fares for this coach service is as follows:
Adult Single: €2.50
Adult Return: €5.00
Child Single: €1.25
Child Return: €2.50

When you arrive in the Stena Line Terminal 2 building at Dublin off the 02:30 hrs, 08:55 hrs or the 13:50 hrs departures from Holyhead, there is also a coach service which will transfer you to Dublin City Centre, stopping at Connolly DART Rail Station and Westmoreland Street. There is also a drop off point at Heuston Rail Station and the fare for this is €4.00 Adult Single and €2.00 for a Child Single.

Driving from Dublin Port to Dun Laoghaire:

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From M50:

The best exit to take is Junction 16 Cherrywood/Loughlinstown (R118).  The journey from this junction is just under 7 km and should only take 15 minutes.

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See our Accommodation Page for details of convenient hotels & guesthouses