The Alex hotel is situated just under 15km from Dublin International Airport (DUB) and is 25 minutes by car/taxi approximately during off peak times.
Airlink Route 757 (between 30 – 40 minutes): The Airlink 757 route covers the south side of Dublin City as far as Camden (Charlotte Way and Harcourt Street), and has stops at Grand Canal Dock, Pearse Street, Merrion Square, St. Stephen’s Green, Earlsfort Terrace and Adelaide road. There is a stop beside the Davenport Hotel – you can ask your driver if you are not sure of the area. You can get a single ticket for €7 or a return ticket for €12 and buses are every 20 minutes. View timetable.
Taxi (20 – 45 minutes depending on time of day): Taxis are accessible at the airport at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 outside the main doors. Taxis are available day and night and will cost approximately €25.00/€30.00 depending on the traffic at that time. You are welcome to ask reception for us to call a taxi for you on your departure.
Car: (20 – 45 minutes depending on time of day): You can travel by car via the city centre or the toll bridge. However we would recommend travelling through the toll at peak times as the city can be very busy.
Main Dublin city train stations
A taxi will take about 15 minutes from Heuston Station to the hotel. It will take approximately 4 minutes from Connolly Station.
Pearse Station is located in very close proximity to The Alex, with a small 3 minute walk.
Dublin ferry terminal
Car (up to 15 minutes): Dublin Ferry Terminal is located 3km from The Alex and would take approximately 12 minutes by car via the quays with a beautiful view onto the docklands.
Transport from the hotel
The Alex Hotel is located right around the corner from Merrion Square and there are a number of bus routes in close proximity. Please enquire with reception for advice on which bus is most suitable for your journey. Watch out for the yellow bus signs on the street and download the Dublin Bus app to stay posted on live arrival and departure times.
There is a DART approximately every 15 mins at Pearse Station, accessing the coastal towns of North Dublin; Malahide, Howth, or South Dublin; Dun Laoghaire, Bray and Greystone.
The station number 26 Merrion Square West is located very close to the hotel with 20 bikes available for rent to explore the city.
The closest Luas stop to The Alex is the Dawson Street stop on the Green line. It is located 8 minutes’ walk from the hotel reaching destinations such as Ranelagh, Dundrum Town Centre and Sandyford Business Park. For more information on the LUAS timetable and stops please click this link.
If you’re planning on exploring outside of Dublin, why not hire a car to see more of what Ireland has to offer? There are plenty of car hire companies at Dublin Airport and you can always park nearby at The Alexandar Court, when you arrive at our hotel. We recommend checking out Carhire.ie, Europcar and Budget.ie to name but a few.
Alexander Court Car Park
The car park for The Alex, Alexander Court, is also located on Fenian Street and is a short few minutes’ walk to the hotel. There is an overnight rate of €15 for guests (which is in line with the check-in time of 3pm and check out time of 12noon). The hourly fee is €3 per hour before and after those times. You will need a code to access this car park and it is accessible by telephone or on reception as you check in.
41-47 Fenian Street (off Merrion Square), Dublin 2, Ireland