Connolly Station- Terminus for trains from West of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Dart Services from Dun Laoghaire Ferrryport. 4 mins walk
Take the lift/escalator down from the main station area to ground level. When outside you will see Talbot Street in front of you, with a small green convenience store (Centra) on the corner. Walk down Talbot Street towards The Spire of Dublin, a giant metal monument which is visible in the skyline throughout Dublin. About 200 metres down Talbot Street you will come to the junction with Lower Gardine Street. At this junction turn right and Durban house is located about 20 metres further on the right of Lower Gardiner Street.
Heuston Station - Terminus for trains from South and Southwest Ireland. 5 mins by bus
Walk outside the front door of the station and in front of you there are bus stops for a number of routes. The number 90 bus runs frequently (several times per hour) from Heuston Station and takes approximately 5 minutes to reach the city centre. The cost per person is 95 cents. This bus terminates at Connolly Station so from here one can use the directions above to locate the Durban House. Alternatively a taxi rank is located to the side of Heuston Station. The fare direct to the Durban House is approximately 6 euro.
Busaras (Central Bus Station) - Coach services from the entire island, U.K. and continental Europe. 3 mins walk
Walk outside the front door of the station, cross the road and keep to the left. Simply walk around the corner (to the right) here and you come onto Lower Gardiner Street. The Durban house is located approximately 65 metres up this street on the right.
Dun Laoghaire Ferryport- Ferries from Holyhead and Merseyside. 15 mins by car/rail
On foot- The most cost effective way to reach us by foot is by using The DART (Electric Train) which runs along the entire coast of Dublin. The DART sation in Dun Laoghaire is located within the confines of the ferryport. The cost for a one-way ticket to Connlly Station is 3.50 euro approximately. Please be sure to take the Northbound DART towards the city-centre. By car- Turn right upon departure from the ferryport & follow Road signs listed as: "AN LAR" or "CITY CENTRE".(2) Upon arrival at the city centre, you must cross the river Liffey. (3) Watch for the gray iron railway bridge on poles, known locally as the LOOPLINE RAILWAY BRIDGE crossing the Liffey, downstream on the right, as you cross the liffey. (4) Follow the Loopline railway bridge onto Beresford Place, from EDEN Quay. Turn left on Beresford Place onto Lower Gardiner Street. The Durban house is located on the right of Lower Gardiner Street.
Dublin Port-Ferries from Holyhead and Merseyside. 5 mins by car/bus
Dublin Ferryport is located at the mouth of the Liffey, downstream from, but closest to the city centre, on the north bank of the river liffey. Irish Ferries & Stena both operate services from here. From our location, it is easiest of the 2 Ferryports to access, as it is relatively nearby. There is no regular bus service to & from Dublin Port, but Shuttle buses are laid on by Dublin Bus to meet most scheduled arrivals & departures. These bus services operate from The Central Bus Station, and operate according to Ferry arrival & departure times. For those with cars (1) Turn LEFT onto EAST WALL ROAD upon leaving Dublin Port. (2)Turn RIGHT onto NORTH WALL QUAY. (3)Take a LEFT onto the FIRST LIFFEY BRIDGE. (4) Take a RIGHT onto GEORGES QUAY, & get into the lane closest to the river. (5) Take the NEXT RIGHT onto the 2ND LIFFEY BRIDGE. Cross this bridge, do not turn left. Get ready to take a left turn onto Lower Gardiner Street. The Durban House is located on your right.
Dublin Airport is situated on the outer north west suburbs of the city, about 35 minutes drive from the city centre. Dublin Bus operate the 747 Express service from outside the Airport Arrivals Terminal & the Central Bus Station, 7 days a week. This service stops on 'O Connell Street upon arrival in the City Center. Do not get off here. Wait until the Bus stops at the Central Bus Station. Your walk to The Durban house will then be approx 3 minutes only, which (with baggage) is much shorter than the walk from 'O Connell Street! You may also use the 748 service from outside the Airport Arrivals Terminal. This service also stops on 'O Connell Street upon arrival in the City Center. Do not get off here. Wait until the Bus stops at the Central Bus Station, but make sure to get off this Bus upon arrival at the Central Bus Station, as it then continues on its journey to connect with the Train Stations. The combined 747 & 748 service run as frequently as every 10 minutes, 7 days a week.
First Bus from Dublin Airport 05:45 First Bus from Dublin Airport 07:15
Last Bus from Dublin Airport 23:30 Last Bus from Dublin Airport 23:30
Dublin Bus have an information desk at the arrivals hall, where tickets can be purchased for the Airlink & other services. Tickets can also be purchased from the bus driver. Tickets to the Central Bus Station cost €5.00, approximately.
Taxi Services operate all hours from outside the Arrivals Terminal. The fare is metered, & passengers are entitled to a printed cash receipt. The approximate fare to the city-centre is €22.