Transport

During your stay with us for the Golden Keg, there will be three times you are likely to need transport. They are:
1. From the Airport to the Hostel
2. From the Hostel to the Pitches
3. From the Pitches to the Airport
We have detailed these below and there is an Event Map here.
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1. Airport to Hostel
Taxi: 
There is a taxi rank outside the airport, approx €20 (€4 – €5 per person)
Aircoach: www.aircoach.ie
The Aircoach (the big blue bus) departs from Dublin Airport ever 10 – 15 mins. The cost is € 6 each way / € 11 return from Dublin Airport to O’Connell Street. Players will then need to get the Luas (train) from Abbey Street (a 5 min walk from O’Connell Street). Take the Luas west to Smithfield, cost is €1.70 each way, the hostel is just up the road from the Smithfield luas stop.
Dublin Bus 747: www.dublinbus.ie
€ 6 one way flat fee from Dublin Airport to Ushers Quay. Generator is approximately a 7 min walk from Ushers Quay.
Dublin Bus No 16: www.dublinbus.ie
€ 3.05 from Airport to O’Connell Street, Luas (train) from Abbey Street to Smithfield €1.70 each way.
There is a large selection of car rentals available from Dublin Airport. There will be limited parking available at the Generator hostel and there will be parking available at St. Declans School, beside the pitches during the competition.
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2. Getting to the Pitches
Walk: 
The walk from Generator to the pitches takes approx 40 mins. The GK volunteers / GK directions will be placed throughout the walk to make sure players don’t get lost.
Taxi: 
A taxi from Generator to the pitches will cost approx €10.
Taxi Numbers:
ABC Taxis: 00353 1 285 5444
Blue Cabs Ltd: 00353 1 676 1111
Checkers Cabs: 00353 1 834 3434
Co-op Taxis: 00353 1 676 6666
Bus: 
The number 37, 39, 39a and 70 Dublin buses which depart at Blachall place, a 5 minute walk from the hostel, will take you directly to the pitches. Ask to get off at the Navan Road / Nephin Road stop.  The cost of the bus will be € 2.35 each way (please have the correct change ready as Dublin Buses don’t give out change)
Bus time tables:
NB – on Sunday morning the tournament will provide private coaches to get teams to their first game on time as the public bus service will not have started early enough to accommodate us. These buses will leave from the hostel at 7:30am and 8:00am to allow players to get to their games on time.
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3. Pitches to Airport
Taxi: 
A taxi from the pitches to the airport will cost approx € 30 – € 40
Taxi Numbers:
ABC Taxis: 00353 1 285 5444
Blue Cabs Ltd: 00353 1 676 1111
Checkers Cabs: 00353 1 834 3434
Co-op Taxis: 00353 1 676 6666
By Bus: 
Players will have to get the number 37, 39, 39a or 70 bus from the pitches back into town. And then there are a number of options to get to the airport:
Aircoach: www.aircoach.ie
The Aircoach (the big blue bus) departs from O’Connell Street in Dublin city center ever 15 mins. The cost is € 6 each way / € 11 return from Dublin Airport to O’Connell Street.
Dublin Bus 747: www.dublinbus.ie
€ 6 one way flat fee from Arran Quay to Dublin Airport. (Arran Quay bus stop number 7453 is located just up from the Smithfield Luas stop (near Generator hostel) on the quays).
The 747 bus comes every 15 mins between 10:00 and 19:00 and every 20 mins between 19:00 and 22:00
Dublin Bus No 16www.dublinbus.ie
The no. 16 bus departs from O’Connell Street to Dublin airport every 20 mins
Bus time tables:

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