Plan your Visit

Wed 2nd – Sun 6th December 2020

Wed – Fri 10am – 10pm
Sat & Sun 10am – 7pm

Admission prices:

Adults: €12

OAPs: €10 (this rate is only available at the box office on the day).

Children under 16 accompanied by a parent or legal guardian: Free (this does not apply to school groups).

Group discounts available for 10 or more, if booked in advance of the show. Please contact us by phone on 01-6702186.

Please note that concession rates or group discounted tickets cannot be booked online via Ticketweb

Re-admission Pass
If you have not had enough time to browse through the whole Fair, and would like to return on another day, please visit the Organisers’ Office before you leave to get your free re-admission pass.

Gift Wrapping
We offer a complimentary gift-wrapping service for purchases made at the show.

There will also be a complimentary cloakroom at the Fair.

  • Car Parking
  • Dart
  • Bus

Car parking will be available in the Simmonscourt Arena Car Park on Simmonscourt Road.

There is a free shuttlebus service available to take you to the entrance of the Fair and back to the car park when you have finished your visit.

The nearest Dart Station to the RDS is Sandymount.

This station is just a 10 x walk from the RDS and is well signposted.

The RDS is serviced by several bus routes nationally (see Bus Éireann) and locally by Dublin Bus. The direct Dublin Bus routes to RDS Ballsbridge from Nassau Street outside Trinity College:

4   From Harristown To Monkstown Avenue via Ballsbridge (Anglesea Rd.)
7   From Mountjoy Sq. Towards Loughlinstown/ Cherrywood via Ballsbridge (Anglesea Rd.)
18   From Palmerstown (Old Lucan Rd.) Towards Sandymount via Ballsbridge (Anglesea Rd.)
7a From Mountjoy Sq. Towards Loughlinstown
27X From UCD Belfield To Clare Hall Via RDS Ballsbridge

There are also multiple routes serviced to and from the nearby Donnybrook Road, Bus Garage on the N11 which is only 10 minutes walking distance from the RDS. They are 46a, 145, 32x, 39a, 41x, 7b, 51x, 66x and 67x

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ATMs are available on site and many of the stallholders take major debit and credit cards

The RDS Main Hall is fully accessible to wheelchair users with a range of facilities