Travel to Dublin, Ireland


Aer Lingus is pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline for IFLA WLIC 2022.

Aer Lingus is pleased to offer the following promotional code and discounts for participants traveling to Dublin to participate in the World Library & Information Congress, which will be held in Dublin during 26-29 July 2022.

Registered IFLA WLIC 2022 participants travelling to the event qualify for the following discount:

  • Transatlantic Flights: 75$ off economy and 150$ off business class airfare (each way, return is double)
  • UK & European Flights: 10% off airfare
Sales period: 02 March 2022 to 31 May 2022
Travel period: 20 July – 05 August 2022
Ticket validity type: Fixed period (refer to travel period)
Promo code: WLIC2022

In order to benefit from the discount:

  1. Open the website on your desktop
  2. Select “Find Flights”
  3. Enter your Destination, travelling date and promo code according to the details above
  4. Select “Search Flights” to proceed with the booking process


Located on the edge of Europe, less than six hours from the east coast of the United States, two hours from many mainland European capitals and 50 minutes from London, access to Ireland is simple from most parts of the world. Thousands of flights from the US, EU and UK arrive in Ireland every week, with Dublin, Shannon, Cork, Kerry and Belfast Airports always ready to cater for international visitors. As the only country in Europe to offer US Customs and Immigration pre-clearance prior to departure, travelling back across the Atlantic from Ireland couldn’t be more convenient.


Airport Transfer

Dublin Port Tunnel cuts journey time from the airport to the city centre, to 12-15 minutes. Air coach bus services operate from the airport and tickets cost approximately €15-€20 return. Taxis are readily available for hire outside the airport. A taxi journey into the city centre from the airport should cost approximately €25-€30. Most international car rental companies have representation in the airport terminals.


Departing from Dublin Airport

As airports and airlines adjust to more travellers across Europe, be prepared to arrive earlier for your flight from Dublin.

Check these sites for more information:

Dublin Airport – Travel Advice

Dublin Airport – Prepare for Travel

Dublin Airport – Check-in

Dublin Airport – Plans to Improve the Passenger Experience

We advise that you allow 2.5 hours before a short-haul flight, and 3.5 hours before a long-haul flight.


London to Dublin from £46.10 with the Sail Rail ticket

Fed up with flying?  Discover a well-kept secret:  You can buy a cheap SailRail ticket between any rail station in Britain & any rail station in Ireland, train & ferry on one ticket.

Please click here for more information.

Visa Information

It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to take care of his / her visa requirements. Attendees who require an entry visa must allow sufficient time for the application procedure. Attendees should contact the nearest embassy or consulate to determine the appropriate timing of their visa applications. It is recommended to apply for a visa at least 3 months in advance of the congress.

If your visa is not granted in time for you to attend the conference and you have paid the registration fee in full, the registration fee minus a handling fee of EUR 50.00 will be refunded not later than 14 days after the congress. You will receive this refund if the visa was applied for in time, and proof of this, together with an official notice from the embassy confirming that a visa could not be granted, is forwarded to K.I.T. Group (Conference Organiser).

The Republic of Ireland’s passport and visa requirements vary for different nationalities so check with your local Irish embassy or consulate before you travel. EU citizens need a valid passport or national identity card to enter the Republic of Ireland. Always check what form of ID is required by your individual airline, ferry company or travel agent before travelling. Although the Republic of Ireland is a member of the EU, it is not in the Schengen Area so Schengen visas do not apply.

Nationals from countries which are not exempt will require a Conference/Event visa to attend the Congress. There is an extensive list of countries requiring a visa available here. Requirements for Short Stay Conference Visa are available here.

You can also find out about visa requirements from your local embassy or consulate. Anyone coming to the Republic of Ireland on a visa and wishing to visit Northern Ireland, England, Scotland or Wales, would need a multiple entry Irish visa and a UK visa as well. Your passport must be valid up to the return date of your trip to the Republic of Ireland.

Visit Dublin

Dublin City Guide – The Official Site

All you need to know but were afraid to ask about places to go and things to do:


Dublin Coastal Trail

Short trips out of town on the DART, including Dun Laoghaire – Use your Visitor Leap Card!