Travel Information

Travelling by Plane

Cheap, direct flights to Dublin are available from airports close to the following cities:

AberdeenAer Lingus
BirminghamRyanair, Aer Lingus
BristolRyanair, Aer Lingus
CardiffRyanair, Aer Lingus
EdinburghRyanair, Aer Lingus
GlasgowRyanair, Aer Lingus
Leeds/BradfordRyanair, Aer Lingus
LondonAir France, British Airways, Flybe
ManchesterRyanair, Aer Lingus
NewcastleRyanair, Aer Lingus
NottinghamRyanair, Aer Lingus

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Ryanair flights will cost around £60 from most destinations. For those wishing to arrive on Thursday 23rd April and not before, very early morning flights are usually the only option.

Dublin airport is 9 miles north of the city. From the airport, the 747 bus heads to the city centre via the convention centre. Taxis are also available from the airport, as are rental cars.

For travelling inside the city, a suite of useful apps are available to download for Apple and Android phones. For more information go to

Travelling by Ferry

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P&O Ferries serve the route from Liverpool to Dublin. Ferries depart at 9:30 and 21:00 daily, costing from £80-£100 per person each way, with a car. Unfortunately, the crossing takes 8 hours, and foot passengers are not permitted.

Services from Holyhead are available through The fastest journey time is around two hours, and a return ticket for one adult with one car will cost around £250. For an adult travelling as a foot passenger, the same journey costs around £70.

Airport Transfers / Evening Hire

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Cars, Luxury MPVs and Luxury Mini Buses

Tel: 00353 1 626 9092

To obtain a Cochrane Annual Symposium discount please use event code CAS2015.

The service operates 24 hours a day, throughout the year.