Directions & Transport
Academy Plaza Hotel is situated at 10-14 Findlater Place, just off O’Connell Street, in the heart of Dublin city centre. We are a short stroll from Temple Bar – the hub of Dublin’s nightlife, Trinity College, St. Stephens Green, consisting of the very best of international shopping, galleries, and famous city sights.
Academy Plaza Hotel is a 5 min walk from the Financial Centre, 10 min walk from The Convention Centre and a 20 min walk from Croke Park Stadium.
Dublin Airport - The Airlink bus service stops just beside the hotel (30 seconds walk) and operates to the airport approx. Every 15 minutes. The service runs 24 hours, every day and tickets are available from the bus driver at the cost of €12 (return). A taxi from the airport should cost approximately €25. Approximate driving time to the hotel is 20 minutes, and distance is 10 kilometres. There is also a Taxi rank located within 1 minute of the hotel. Airlink - Click here for more details.
AirCoach - All Aircoach services operate from the front door of both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport. The coach 700 leaves every 15 minutes and runs 24 hours, seven days per week. Tickets can be purchased online or on the bus. There is only one stop between Dublin Airport and O’Connell Street. Our Customer Service Team will be there to greet you and to answer any questions you may have. Click here for more information click here.
Rail - Both mainline railway stations and the DART (electric train service) are easily reached, with just ten-minute stroll to both Connolly and Tara St. stations. The DART is the ideal mode of transport for guests looking to explore the picturesque east coast while it also runs through Dun Laoghaire, making it easy for tourists travelling by boat to reach the city centre. Bus - It is only a 10-minute walk from the hotel to Dublin’s central bus station, Busáras, where all provincial bus services from Dublin depart. The majority of Dublin buses stop near to the hotel, on O’Connell Street.
Bike - Just Eat Dublinbikes are also available outside the hotel, stations are distributed throughout the city centre to enable easy access and optimal use. Some credit card equipped terminals to allow you to purchase a 3 Day Ticket, Princess Street / O’Connell Street, Station number 33 is a 600m walk from the hotel. Once purchased, you can use the 3 Day Ticket to rent or return a bike from any station in the network. A 3 Day Ticket costs €5. The first 30 minutes of use is free on every bike.*T&C’s Apply for more information see Dublinbikes
Luas - Dublin’s new light rail system, LUAS is a quick and hassle-free way to get around parts of Dublin. The LUAS green line stops at O'Connell Upper and Marlborough Street less than a five-minute walk from the property. The LUAS green line operates from Broombridge, passes the famous Trinity College and St. Stephen’s Green park serving south of the city, including Dundrum Shopping Centre, one of Europe’s biggest shopping centres.
Redline is also a short walk away and is ideal for reaching the central bus station or Connolly and Huston train Stations. The red line services attractions such as the National Museum of Ireland, the Four Courts and the Old Jameson Distillery.