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Getting to DCU

Where we are

Dublin City University, originally established in 1989, is located to the north of Dublin City.  There are five campuses - three academic - DCU Glasnevin in Glasnevin, DCU St Patricks and DCU All Hallows both in Drumcondra, one innovation campus DCU Alpha  and the DCU Sports Campus also both in Glasnevin. 

All campuses are approx. midway between Dublin city centre , Dublin Airport and both the M50 and M1 motorways. The walking distance is 2.5 km radius of each other (about 20 -30 minutes).


Active commuting (walking/cycling) to DCU is strongly encouraged with secure cycle parking available on all campuses and weekly free bicycle service clinics for all students and staff during term time.

There are cycle lanes on the approach routes to the campuses many of which are being extended and upgraded.

There are active commuter shower facilities available on all DCU Academic Campuses for further information on operational showers during this COVID-19 period please check the DCU website.

Public transport to DCU

Transport to DCU
Transport to DCU
private bus routes to DCU

Public Bus Routes to DCU

public bus routes

Dublin Bus routes to DCU

  1. DCU Helix (Stop #7571)
  2. Ballymun Rd (Stop #37 on DCU side, towards city centre and stop #4680 opposite DCU away from city centre)
  3. Glasnevin Ave (stop #135021)
  4. Collins Ave (stop #135021)
  5. Whitehall (Stop #1642) / Swords Rd
  6. Collins Ave Ext (Stop #215 (towards Dublin Airport) #237 towards city centre)
  7. Drumcondra Rd Upper (stops #21/#7602 (away from city centre)/ stops #45/#7603 (towards city centre)
31d

DCU (Helix) to Baldoyle via Collins Ave, Howth Rd, Dublin Rd, Strand Rd [Bus departs Baldoyle at 7.45am (arriving DCU at 8.35am) and will depart DCU at 5.15pm] (term-time only)

44

DCU (Helix) to Enniskerry via city centre and Dundrum

42d

DCU (Helix) to Portmarnock via Collins Ave, Ballymun Rd, M50, M1, Holywell, Swords Rd, Yellow Walls Rd, Malahide Village, Blackwood Lane, Wendell Ave, Strand Rd [Bus departs Portmarnock at 7.30am (arriving DCU at 8.40am) and will depart DCU at 5.10pm] (term-time only)

70d

DCU (Helix) to Dunboyne via Ballymun Rd, Griffith Ave Ext, Finglas Rd, Ballyboggan Rd, Rathoath Rd, Nephin Rd, Navan Rd, Castleknock Rd, Blanchardstown Village, Clonee [Bus departs Dunboyne at 7.15am (arriving DCU at 8.30am) and will depart DCU at 5.05pm] (term-time only)

104

DCU (Helix) to Clontarf via Beaumont Hospital, Donnycarney and Vernon Ave [DART link for Clontarf DART station]

220

DCU to Mulhuddart via Blanchardstown

4

Harristown to Monkstown Ave via city centre

9

Charlestown to Limekiln Ave, Walkinstown via city centre

11

Wadelai Park to Sandyford Ind Est via city centre

13

Harristown to Grange Castle Business Park, Clondalkin via city centre

155

IKEA (Ballymun) to Bray Rail Station via city centre

17a

Kilbarrick to Blanchardstown Town Centre

109A

Bus Éireann: From city centre (Busáras) to Kells

126

Naas to DCU (Collins Ave)

1

Santry (Shanard Rd), Sandymount via city centre

33

Balbriggan to city centre via Swords Rd (Collins Ave Ext)

41 (A, B, C)

Swords to city centre via Swords Rd/Dublin Airport (41 only)

101

Drogheda, Balbriggan, via Swords Rd

909/900

Matthews Coaches: From Cumerland St Nth to Dundalk

16

Dublin Airport to Ballinteer (Kingston)

1

Santry (Shanard Rd) to Sandymount via city centre

11

Wadelai Park to Sandyford Ind Est via city centre

13

Harristown to Grange Castle Business Park, Clondalkin via city centre

16

Dublin Airport to Ballinteer (Kingston)

33

Balbriggan to city centre via Swords Rd (Collins Ave Ext)

41 (A,B,C)

Swords to city centre via Swords Rd/Dublin Airport (41 only)

44

DCU (Helix) to Enniskerry via city centre and Dundrum

Postal addresses and phone numbers:

Dublin City University

DCU Glasnevin Campus,
Dublin 9, D09 V209
Ireland.

T: +353 (1) 700 5000

DCU St Patrick's Campus,
Dublin 9, 
Ireland.

T: +353 (1) 884 2000

DCU All Hallows Campus,
Dublin 9, 
Ireland.

T: +353 (1) 700 5800

Phone number:
Main Reception: +353 (1) 700 5000