How to Find Us
Dublin City University Accommodation, Glasnevin, Dublin 9 (5 Kilometres from Dublin Airport /5 Kilometres from Dublin city centre, with direct bus routes / taxi links).
For guests or delegates staying in Campus Residences the most convenient way to DCU from the Airport is by Taxi payable by the guest, a journey of about 15 minutes. Please ask the driver to take the Ballymun entrance into the campus.
From the Airport By bus
For anyone who wants to use public transport from the airport to DCU the following buses are available: 16A, 41, 41A, 41B, 41C. Ask the bus driver to let you out at Whitehall and then walk 10 minutes along Collins Avenue to Dublin City University (see map) Once on campus please follow the signs for the Campus Residences reception. See map of our campus Campus Map Bus timetable information can be found on the Dublin Bus website
From Dublin City Centre by Car
Follow the airport road which takes you through Drumcondra and turn left at the Whitehall/Collins Avenue junction. DCU is 500 metres on the left.
It is also possible to drive through Phibsborough towards Glasnevin, turning into the Ballymun Road. DCU is on the right hand side of the dual carriageway. You will need to make a U turn and take the Ballymun entrance to DCU. Follow the tree lined avenue, go through the small roundabout and the car park is located to the rear of the residences. There is limited car parking available in the Campus Residences car park. If this is full, please use the multi storey car park, this can be accessed from the Collins Avenue entrance.
By Car M50 Northbound
Proceed along the M1 until you come to the roundabout that intersects with the M50 (Junctions 3). Proceed southbound along the M50 and take the Ballymun exit (Junction 4). At the traffic lights on the roundabout. turn left and drive through Ballymun. For the Collin Avenue entrance, the Helix and multi storey carpark, turn left at the Collins Avenue/Ballymun Road crossroads. For accommodation and sports, drive through the crossroads and the Ballymun entrance is on the left hand side. Follow the tree lined avenue, go through the small roundabout and the car park is located to the rear of the residences. There is limited car parking available in the Campus Residences car park. If this is full, please use the multi storey car park, this can be accessed from the Collins Avenue entrance.
By Car M50 Southbound
Drive through the Westlink toll bridge and continue along the M50 and take the Ballymun exit (Junction 4). At the traffic lights on the roundabout, take the third exit and drive through Ballymun. Follow the directions for DCU as outlined above.
From Dublin City Centre by Bus
Bus Eireann Routes: 103, 105, 11, 116, 11A, 11B, 13A, 19A, 46X, 58X, 77B, 746
Bus timetable information on Dublin can be found on the Dublin Bus website
The nearest Dart stations to the university are Clontarf and Killester. They ensure that the university is accessible from all areas on the Dart line, including those south of the city. These two particular stations are regularly serviced by the 103 bus which stops on Collins Avenue.
Drumcondra Train Station
Maynooth Station to Drumcondra Station via Leixlip, Castleknock, Coolmine and Ashtown areas. From Drumcondra train station, you can take the following buses to DCU: 3, 11, 11A, 11B, 16, 16A, 33, 41, 41B, 41C