Centre for Excellence in Universal Design
25 Clyde Road
Tel: + 353 (0) 1 608 0456
Fax: + 353 (0) 1 660 9935
The CEUD is located within the National Disability Authority.
Getting to the CEUD by Dart
The nearest Dart stop to the CEUD is the Lansdowne Road Station on Lansdowne Road. For details of Dart timetables please refer to the DART website or phone 1850 366222. You can make a query on access for people with disabilities online or phone 1850 366222. Please note that if you require assistance to access the Dart you have to ring in advance of your journey.
Getting to the CEUD by Bus
Dublin bus offers many routes that pass close to the CEUD. The buses which stop in Ballsbridge include the 5, 7, 7A, 18, 27X and 45 (100% wheelchair accessible) and the buses which stop in Donnybrook are the 7B, 7D, 10 (100% wheelchair accessible), 10A, (100% wheelchair accessible), 15X, 25X, 27X, 32X, 39X, 46, 46A (80% wheelchair accessible), 46B (80% wheelchair accessible), 46X, 49X, 50X, 58X, 66X, 70X, 116, 117 and 746 (100% wheelchair accessible). For the latest route details and timetable information see www.dublinbus.ie.
Getting to the CEUD by Taxi
Taxis are available throughout Dublin and can be flagged down on most streets. The fare varies depending on where you are coming from but a fare from the city centre to the CEUD should cost €10-15. There are extra charges for additional passengers, luggage, animals (other than a guide dog), time of day, Sundays, and public holidays. All information regarding charges is available from the taxi driver. Ask the taxi driver to estimate the fare before getting into the car if in doubt. The following are details of three taxi firms, which operate around Dublin.
- National Radio Cabs 01- 677-22-22, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.radiocabs.ie (advertised as having wheelchair accessible cars)
- City Cabs 01-8727272
- Access Metro Cabs 01-6683333
Getting to the CEUD by Train
The two main train stations in Dublin are Connolly and Heuston station.
Coming from Connolly Station.
There are a number of ways to get to the CEUD from Connolly Station (taxi or Dart) as Connolly station is on the dart line. A taxi from Connolly station to the CEUD should cost €10-15.
Coming from Heuston Station
If you arrive at Heuston station the easiest way to get to the CEUD is by taxi. A taxi from Heuston station to the CEUD will cost about €15-20. The Number 90 bus (not wheelchair accessible) goes to Connolly station and it is possible to get the dart from there (see Dart section above).
Getting to the CEUD from the Airport
Coming by Bus
Dublin Bus offers many routes throughout Dublin to the airport, including an AirLink express bus from Heuston and Connolly Rail Stations. For the latest route details and timetable information, visit www.dublinbus.ie.
Aircoach offers a service from the City Centre and South Dublin City to the airport. This service runs 24 hours, every day. Tickets can be purchased from the Bus Driver and cost €6.00 (one-way) or €10 (return) (see www.aircoach.ie). This service stops at most of the major hotels around Dublin City. Passengers going to the CEUD should get off at Jurys Hotel on Pembroke Road. Please note the Aircoach service is not accessible for wheelchair users.
AerDart has a shuttle bus service between Howth Junction DART station and Dublin Airport (see www.aerdart.ie). Service is every 15 minutes and costs €5.00. The Aerdart is wheelchair accessible.
Coming by Taxi
You can get a taxi from the airport to all areas in Dublin. An average day fare from the airport to the City Centre is €15-20. The taxi rank at the airport is located directly outside the main terminal building.