Travel Information


    Dublin Airport is served by 43 airlines with direct scheduled services to 110 destinations. Particularly well served are almost every European city, and major North American centres. Most European destinations are within two hours’ flying time of Dublin.
    All you need to know about travelling to and from Dublin Airport is available at The airport is conveniently located approximately 10 km north of Dublin city centre. It is served by a large number of buses, coaches and taxis all allowing you to get to and from the airport with ease. Aircoach, a privately run bus service, operates between the airport and a number of city hotels and locations: Airlink (bus 747), operated by Dublin Bus, will bring you directly from the airport to Busaras, the central bus station, located in the city.
    It is also possible to get to Dublin by ferry via Holyhead, Liverpool and Isle of Man ports in Britain. Dublin has two ferry terminals – Dublin Port, located in the city centre, is serviced by bus and Dun Laoghaire Ferry Terminal, south of the city, is easily reached by a 20 minute car, bus or DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) train journey.
    An extensive public transport network serves Dublin. This includes intercity trains, the DART, Dublin Bus services and a light rail network (LUAS). Airlink is an express service to and from Dublin Airport and Aircoach is a privately-run 24-hour dedicated bus service connecting a number of city centre hotels and locations with Dublin Airport.



Complimentary Parking is available at Croke Park, details can be found here

Croke Park Stadium is well-served by public transport options – with Bus, Rail, DART and LUAS all bringing you within a 15 minute walk of the stadium.

Getting here by bus

Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus offers a high-frequency, accessible and easy to use service from all over Dublin. A number of services bring you quite close to Croke Park and many others will get you to the city centre from where the stadium is a 15 minute walk.

Bus Routes that serve Croke Park:
1, 7, 11, 13, 14, 16, 27a, 27b, 29a, 31/a, 31b, 32, 33, 40, 40b, 40d, 41, 41b, 41c, 42, 43, 44, 53, 123, 13
View route map and stop locations

Bus Éireann

Bus Éireann provide a nationwide bus service and private coach hire options to travelling fans. You can find out more about their schedules and services on the GAA News section of their site.
Bus Éireann schedules and services

Getting here by rail


Both the DART and LUAS networks provide an excellent service from many different parts of Dublin.  In most cases ‘park & ride’ is available at various stations along the route.

Take the Luas Red Line to Connolly Station and Croke Park is just a 15 minute walk (1.3km) from here. The stadium is a similar walking distance from both Parnell and Marlborough Luas stops on the Luas Green Line.

Get the walking map

Irish Rail

Iarnród Éireann provides convenient travel services for anyone travelling to Croke Park from rail connected locations around the country. In addition to scheduled services, special additional trains are provided on event days. Extra local services are operated to and from Maynooth station on event days.  For further information, visit

Download the public transport guide



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Please note that it can take 6 to 8 weeks to process a Visa Application and early application is recommended. Please also note that the Irish Organising Committee, or its agents, cannot accept any responsibility in connection with Visa Applications and the normal cancellation policy, for registration fees and hotel deposits, will apply in the event that a delegate is unable to attend the convention due to late submission of their visa application and/or rejection of same.