Follow the airport road which takes you through Drumcondra along the N1, towards the M1. Continue past the junction for Griffith Avenue until you reach the junction at Whitehall. There is a big Church at the right. At this crossroads turn left onto Collins Avenue. Continue along Collins Avenue until you pass St. Aidans School on your left hand side. Just after the school, there is a set of traffic lights, turn left into the entrance to DCU.
Proceed southbound along the M50 and take the Ballymun exit (Junction 4). At the traffic lights on the roundabout, turn left and take the road to Ballymun. Drive through Ballymun and turn left at the Collins Avenue/Ballymun Road crossroads (approx 500 meters). DCU is located on Collins Avenue 500m on the right hand side.
Drive through the Westlink toll bridge and continue along the M50 until 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.
The following buses stop outside the University at the Ballymun Road and Collins Avenue entrances, or near to the university with stops on the Swords Road and Glasnevin Avenue.
1, 4, 9, 11, 13, 16 and 44 – to and from city centre
33 to and from Balbriggan via Swords Road
41, 41B and 41C to and from Swords via Swords Road
44 to and from Enniskerry via Collins Avenue
104 from Clontarf Road to Santry (Shanard Road)
The following buses stop on O’Connell Street: 1, 4, 9, 11, 13, 16, and 44.
For more route information visit www.dublinbus.ie
For an interactive map with bus routes click here
A new route, 109A now services DCU from Navan. Travelling via Dunsaughlin, Rataoth and Dublin Airport, this service terminates on Ballymun Road. View Timetable
100X – Dundalk, Drogheda, Dublin via the Swords Road
101 – Drogheda, Balbriggan, Dublin via the Swords Road
For more route information visit www.buseireann.ie
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: 1, 11, 16, 33, 41, 41B, 41C, 44
For more information visit Irish Rail