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Public Connectivity to DCU

Here is informaiton on Dublin Bus, Bus Eireann, Prviate busses and Train connections to the DCU Campuses.  There are also some links to useful apps and info on Leap cards.

 Public Transport 2018

 

Dublin Bus

 You can also click here to download a 'Spider Map' of connections to DCU

DCU is served by the following busses,  

Campus

Bus Number

Bus Stop

DCU Glasnevin Campus

4, 9, 11, 13

Ballymun Road (Stop # 37/4680)

17a

Ballymun Road (Stop # 92 /128)

31D, 42D, 44, 70D, 104

DCU Helix (Stop # 7571)

1, 16, 41, 41a,b,c, 33

Swords Road (Stop # 205/213)

109a (Kells), 126 (Naas)

Collins Ave (Stop # 135021)

DCU St. Patrick’s Campus

1, 11, 13, 16, 33, 41, 41a,b,c, 44, 126

Swords Road (Stop # 21/45)

DCU All Hallows Campus

1, 11, 13, 16, 33, 41, 41a,b,c, 44, 126

Swords Road (Stop # 21/45)

 

Direct public bus services between campuses are 11, 13 and 44.

TFI Real TimeDownload the Transport for Ireland Real Time App  for up to date info on busses 

Click here for Dublin Bus timetables

 

Bus Eireann

101 – Drogheda, Balbriggan, Dublin via the Swords Road (Swords Road (Stop # 21/45))
109A – Kells, Navan, Dunshaughlin, Ratoath, Ashbourne, Airport, DCU (Collins Ave (Stop # 135021/#1646/#1644))
126 - Kildare - Newbridge - Naas - DCU (Collins Ave (Stop # 135021/#1646/#1644))

NEW IN 2016 (Details to be confirmed on these Semester Only busses) 

109A (C) - Navan - DCU (Direct) (Collins Ave (Stop # 135021/#1646/#1644))
109A (C) - Trim - DCU via Rathoath and Ashbourne ((Collins Ave (Stop # 135021/#1646/#1644))
Click here for Bus Eireann timetables.

 

 

Private Busses

Matthews Coaches

Route 1: Dundalk/Drogheda - DCU Glasnevin (Direct) (NEW)

Route 2: Bettystown - Laytown - Dublin (Whitehall Road)

Route 3: Dundalk - Drogheda – Dublin (Whitehall Road)

Contact & Timetables: http://commuter.matthews.ie/

 

Collins Coaches

Monaghan - DCU daily bus service

A new daily bus service from Monaghan town to DCU St Patrick's campus will commence in September 2017 and service the following towns:

COACH SERVICE TO DCU Glasnevin & SPC/AHC Campuses

(VIA M1 MOTORWAY)

OPERATES MONDAY TO FRIDAY FROM 1ST SEPTEMBER TO 31ST MAY

 

TIMETABLE

Carrickmacross07.15 
Ardee (Susie's Newsagents)
07.30 
Whitehall08.30 
St Patricks College08.35 
Quinns Pub/Drumconrath Dart Station08.38 

 

Returning from St Patricks College at 2.15pm and 5.30pm and from Whitehall at 2.20pm and 5.35pm

FARES

€11 Single, €16 Return, €63 for a 10 Journey Ticket (Tickets valid for 30 days)

For more information, telephone 042 9661631


For more information contact http://www.collinscoaches.ie/

 

 

Drumcondra Train Station


Drumcondra Train Station is currently the closest train station to the DCU campuses, with DCU St. Patrick’s and All Hallows Campuses being approx 10/15 mins walk north along the Drumcondra Road and DCU Glasnevin approx 25/30 mins walk also north along Drumcondra Road. 

There are now direct connections to Drumcondra from both Dublin Connolly and Dublin Heuston.

 

 Commuter Direct Routes via Drumcondra

Maynooth/Leixlip – Dublin Pearse 

Newbridge/Naas&Sallins – Grand Canal Dock

 For further information and timetables click here to use the Irish Rail Journey Planner.

 

The following busses connections are available from the station

 

DCU Glasnevin : 11, 13, 44

DCU St. Patrick’s and All Hallows : 1, 11, 13, 16, 33, 41, 44


  

LEAP CARD

 

leap

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

rtapp

CitySwifter 

cityswifter