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Situated on the south side of Dublin City Centre, the Grand Canal Hotel is located on the edge of Ballsbridge, within walking distance to all local attractions. 

The Grand Canal Hotel is located within close proximity to a wide variety of public transport services, such as Dublin Bus, Luas, Aircoach (with fast, direct access to Dublin Airport) and 24 hour taxi service.

Hotel Directions: Dublin Airport

The Aircoach 702 service to Greystones serves the Ballsbridge area. You can take the bus from Airport Terminal 1 or Terminal 2. The closest drop off & pick up stop to the Grand Canal Hotel is located on Northumberland Road, less than a 5 minute walk from us.

For further information, please visit or call (01) 844 7118. Download a route leaflet from Aircoach here.

A taxi from Dublin Airport to the Grand Canal Hotel will take approximately 25 minutes depending on the time of day and current traffic level. Taxis are available outside both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of the airport. If you need a taxi to take you to the Airport from the Grand Canal Hotel please pre book one with reception during your visit.

Hotel Directions: Dublin Airport

Hotel Directions: Rail

Connolly Train Station is just 3 stops away from Grand Canal Dock Dart Station which is located just opposite the hotel.

For further rail information, please phone (01) 836 6222 or visit

Heuston Station is being served by Dublin Bus route number 145 which can be taken from/to Kildare Street located only a 10 minute walk to the Grand Canal Hotel. There is also a number of Dublin Bus routes operating between Heuston Station and Nassau Street (nearby Kildare Street, routes number 4, 7, 8 nd 27x). The Luas Red Line (light rail) from Heuston Station will take you to Connolly Station, from there the Dart will take you to Grand Canal Dock Station which is just opposite the station.

For Dublin Bus routes information please visit or call (01) 873 4222. For Luas information please visit or call 1850 300 604.

Hotel Directions: Rail


Grand Canal Hotel offers secure car parking to hotel residents, which is operated on a first-come-first-served basis. The car park is complimentary up until 1pm on the day of check out for all guests who book their stay directly with the hotel. A car parking charge applies to bookings made on third party websites.

If the car park is full, there is on street parking available on the street of the hotel (pay and display).


GPS Co-ordinates

N53 20’ 17.3432, W6 14’ 15.6120