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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.

The other two campuses are our innovation campus, DCU Alpha, and the DCU Sports Campus. Both in located in Glasnevin. 

All campuses are accessible via public transport from 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)

Postal addresses and phone numbers:

Dublin City University

DCU Glasnevin Campus,
Dublin 9, D09 V209

T: +353 (1) 700 5000

DCU St Patrick's Campus,
Dublin 9, 

T: +353 (1) 884 2000

DCU All Hallows Campus,
Dublin 9, 

T: +353 (1) 700 5800

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