Ag Taisteal go Ollscoil Átha Cliath / Travelling to TCD

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin Campus

Located in a beautiful campus in the heart of Dublin’s city centre, Trinity is Ireland’s highest ranked university and one of the world’s top 100. It is home to 17,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students across all the major disciplines in the arts and humanities, and in business, law, engineering, science, and health sciences.

From Dublin Airport – About 10 km away
  • Dublin Airport (dublinairport.com) is situated to the north of the City Centre
  • The airport is not served by train so the only way to get to Trinity College is via bus or taxi

Via Bus

From Busáras – Approximately 500 m away

Via Bus

Take the 128 Dublin Bus from the Connolly Luas stop to Nassau Street.

Via Dart

Only really useful if heading to the east end of the campus (Pearse Station) or to the Trinity Enterprise Centre (Grand Canal Dock Station)

  • Take a DART to Pearse Station from Connolly Station which is 100 metres away
  • Exit Busáras and turn right immediately and follow Store Street onto Amiens Street
  • From there the location of Connolly Station should be apparent, on your left
From Heuston Station – Approximately 2 km away
  • Heuston rail station serves the west of Ireland and is located directly west of Trinity College.
  • The DART service does not extend to this part of the city so the bet option is via bus or car.

Via Dublin Bus

  • Heuston Station is served by several bus routes. The 67, 67a and 67X all serve the City Centre. Also, the 90 Bus to Bachelors Walk/ O’Connell Bridge and 92 Bus direct to TCD

Via Car

  • Exit Heuston Station onto the St. John Road West and go north across the Liffey along Wolfe Tone Quay.
  • Turn right. Continue along the quays (this is a one way system) until O’Connell Bridge (it’s the 7th bridge along if you’re counting).
  • Take a right turn back over the Liffey along O’Connell Bridge and left down D’olier (pronounced doh-leer), keeping right.
  • Trinity College is directly ahead. Turn right onto College Green, and follow the road, keeping left all the way around to Nassau Street.
  • Keep left until you come to Frederick Street South and follow the signposted directions to the multi-storey Setanta car park.
  • Setanta car park is just off the south of the Trinity College Campus.

Via Luas

  • Luas to Abbey Street.
From Connolly Station – Approximately 1 km away
  • The simplest route to Trinity College for travellers arriving at Connolly Station is via the DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport)
  • Simply take a southbound DART ( any train destined for Pearse, Dun Laoghaire, Bray or Greystones) for two stops to Pearse Station
  • Pearse Station is just off the East End of the Trinity College Campus
From Dublin Port – About 4 km away

Via Bus

Via Car

  • From the Car Ferry terminal of Dublin Port, take the Alexandra Road west and turn left at the Point Depot, down the East Wall Road
  • Turn right and continue down the North Wall Quay as far as the Custom House
  • Turn right at the Custom House across the River Liffey
  • Go left and follow the City Quay and then right down Lombard Street
  • Continue along Lombard Street and take a right down Pearse Street
  • Keep left and follow Pearse Street around Trinity College to Nassau Street
  • Keep left until you come to Frederick Street South and follow the signposted directions to the multi-storey Setanta car park
  • Setanta car park is just off the south of the Trinity College Campus
From Dun Laoghaire Harbour – About 12 km away
  • Dun Laoghaire is a suburb to the south of Dublin City
  • The harbour is the location of the main Stenna Sealink line to the United Kingdom

Via Car

  • Upon leaving Dun Laoghaire Harbour, go straight ahead onto the Queens Road and turn right, then left up the Royal Marine Road and take a right on to George’s Street
  • Follow the road into Monkstown, taking the exit straight ahead at the Monkstown roundabout
  • Follow the Monkstown Road into Blackrock, keeping left down the Frascati Road
  • Turn left up Mount Merrion Avenue, and contimue along the road until you come to the N11 dual carriageway at Stillorgan
  • Turn right, heading north along the N11 towards the city centre
  • Continue past University College Dublin and on through Donnybrook – the tall RTE (Radio Telefis Éireann) broadcast tower should be on your right
  • Continue north along the Donnybrook Road and follow the signposted directions to the city centre across the Grand Canal and along Leeson Street and onto St. Stephens Green
  • Follow the road around St. Stephens Green until the exit for Dawson Street
  • Head north along Dawson Street keeping right. Turn right onto Nassau Street
  • Keep left until you come to Frederick Street South and follow the signposted directions to the multi-storey Setanta car park
  • Setanta car park is just off the south of the Trinity College Campus

Via Dart

  • When leaving the ferry terminal, go to Dun Laoghaire Station, a mere 5 minutes away
  • Take a northbound DART (Any train for Howth, Malahide or Connolly) nine stops to Pearse Station
  • Pearse Station is just off the East End of the Trinity College Campus

Via Bus

  • The 46a, 46x and 746 serve Dawson Street/Nassau Street from Dun Laoghaire Station, a 5 minute walk from the ferry terminal
  • The 7, 7a serve the City Centre from George’s Street, a 10–15 minute walk from the ferry terminal
  • Take the bus as far a Dawson Street and enter college via the Arts Building/Nassau Street Entrance
Dublin Bus, Luas and DART links

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