The venue for the Microsoft Ireland Educators Summit is the Aviva Stadium located in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
Access to the Summit will be via Stairwell 42, on Lansdowne Road. You’ll find this on the Ballsbridge side of Lansdowne Dart station, and level crossing as per map below. All access points will be clearly marked and our teams will be there on the day to ensure easy and speedy access to the Stadium.
Parking is available at the Stadium but is limited. We recommend that all Summit attendees utilise the many public transport options available directly to the Stadium.
If you are arriving by rail
The easiest way to get to the Aviva is to take the DART to Lansdowne Road Station. From Dublin city centre, take the DART southbound from Pearse Station, Tara St Station or Connolly Station.
If you are arriving by foot
To reach the stadium by foot from St Stephen’s Green, walk up Merrion Row, Baggot St Lower, Baggot St upper and cross the Canal at Baggot St Bridge. Continue walking straight on down Pembroke Road and cross the road at the junction of Northumberland and Merrion Roads where the Ballsbridge lnn (Formerly Jury’s Hotel) is prominently located.
If you are arriving by bus or car
The main Dublin Bus routes that serve Ballsbridge from the city centre are the 7 and 8, 45 and 84. Arriving by Road From Nassau Street at Trinity College (city centre), travel along Merrion Square and Lower Mount Street. Cross the canal and continue along Northumberland Road to the second set of lights. Turn left onto Lansdowne Road. Continue through the next junction. Aviva Stadium is on your left. From outside the city, travel through the M50 roundabout towards city centre. Follow south city signs to the Grand Canal. Travel alongside the canal to the Baggot Street Bridge. Turn left onto Upper Baggot Street, through Pembroke Road to traffic lights. Straight over Lansdowne Road, cross over the DART lines and the stadium is on the left.