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Public Connectivity to DCU

All campuses are well serviced by public transport, with Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann providing excess of 20 routes to one or more of the campuses. See below for information on Dublin Bus, Bus Eireann,  private buses and train connections to the DCU campuses. You can also plan your journey with journey planner. You can check out some useful apps and info on Leap cards.

Transport Map 

Public transport routes to DCU

Private bus routes to DCU

Dublin Bus Routes

Dublin Bus stop map to DCU

No.1 DCU Helix (Stop #7571)

31d DCU (Helix) to Baldoyle via Collins Avenue, Howth Road,

Dublin Road, Strand Road [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 Avenue, Ballymun Road, M50, M1, Holywell, Swords Road, Yellow Walls Road, Malahide Village, Blackwood Lane, Wendell Avenue, Strand Road [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 Road, Griffith Ave Extension, Finglas Road, Ballyboggan Road, Rathoath Road, Nephin Road, Navan Road, Castleknock Road, 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

No.2  Ballymun Rd (Stop #37 on DCU side, towards city centre and stop #4680 opposite DCU away from city centre)

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

No.3 Collins Ave (stop #135021)

109A Bus Éireann: From city centre (Busáras) to Kells

No.4 Whitehall (Stop #1642)

1 Santry (Shanard Rd), Sandymount via city centre

33 Balbriggan to city centre via Swords Road (Collins Ave Ext)

41 (A, B, C) Swords to city centre via Swords Road/Dublin Airport (41 only)

No.5 Whitehall, Swords Road

101 Bus Éireann: From city centre (Busáras) to Drogheda

909/900 Matthews Coaches: From city centre (Cumberland St Nth) to Dudalk

No.6 Collins Ave Ext (Stop #215 (towards Dublin Airport) #237 towards city centre)

16 Dublin Airport to Ballinteer (Kingston)

No.7 Drumcondra Rd Upper (stops #21/#7602 (away from city centre)/ stops #45/#7603 (towards city centre)

1 Santry (Shanard Road) 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 Road (Collins Avenue Extension)

41 (A,B,C) Swords to city centre via Swords Road/Dublin Airport (41 only)

44 DCU (Helix) to Enniskerry via city centre and Dundrum


LEAP CARD

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Leap card are available for sale upstairs in the HUB in the DCU SU to both students and staff.
More informatoin is available here on student leap cards

 

 

USEFUL APPS

There are several apps avaialble to help idenify the best routes to get to DCU, you can click on the links below to download these apps.

journey planner

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CitySwifter 

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