Opening times: 0830-1600.
Venue Address: RDS (The Royal Dublin Society), Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 AK83 (Eircode)
Dublin Convention Bureau lists a number of hotels which are within easy walking distance of the RDS
Dublin is easily accessible for visitors travelling from the UK, Europe, the US, and beyond. Dublin Airport is just 16 kilometres from the RDS 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 RDS, the Aircoach bus stops directly outside the grounds, while taxi and car hire services are also easily available. For more information view our access guide.
The RDS is serviced by the Aircoach that brings customers directly to and from Dublin airport. Aircoach stops are located on Merrion Road in front of the RDS main complex entrance.
These stops are serviced by bus route 702. Aircoach Bookings for people with disabilities must be made in advance. For more information on timetables visit www.aircoach.ie or call +353 (0)1 844 7118.
Except for Member of the RDS, all car parking facilities at the RDS are operated on a fee-paying basis.
Daily parking & event visitors: €7.00 per day, subject to availability
Dublin DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport) service operates from the City Centre to Ballsbridge. The DART line is located in close proximity to the RDS. The closest DART station to the RDS is Sandymount station.
Directions on foot from the Sandymount Dart Station: