Getting Here

If you don’t posess vampire flying skills, you can still join us for the festival easily; Dublin is well serviced by bus and train  from all over the country.

Bus Eireann  ➚

Irish Rail ➚

Citylink ➚




Where to stay

Dublin is a popular city with visiting vampires, so book early to ensure you have a place to avoid the daytime sunlight. From 5 star opulence to budget hostels, charming B&Bs to boutique hotels, you’ll find what you’re looking for! Check out some of our favourite options and enjoy your time in Dublin.

The Marker Hotel (5 star)  ➚

Clayton Hotel, Cardiff Lane (4 star) ➚

The Hendrick Hotel, Smithfield (Boutique) ➚

Isaac’s Hostel ➚



Where to eat & drink

Even by day, there’s plenty of options to keep you full. Dublin is well known around the world for its pubs, but there’s also some incredible restaurants and cafes to suit every budget. Here’s a few of our favourites…

Bar Italia  ➚

The Church Café, Bar & Restaurant ➚

37 Dawson St

Chez Max ➚











How to get around

Dublin’s Dark Side can be explored easily on foot but you’ll find easy ways to traverse the blood red city on public transport.

Dublin Bus ➚

Irish Rail ➚

Dublin Bikes ➚

Luas ➚