Where are we located?
The University's Grangegorman Campus is located in Dublin 7, about 1 km from Dublin City Centre. The campus is surrounded to the south-east by Smithfield, to the west by Stoneybatter, north by Cabra, to the north and east by Phibsborough / Broadstone. Our Eircode is D07 H6K8. View our location on Google Maps.
The University is committed to sustainable travel. All Campus users and visitors are encouraged to consider this when considering their travel options.
TU Dublin Grangegorman is easily accessible by bus. Dublin Bus routes serving the campus include:
- 37 (From Blanchardstown Centre Towards Baggot St. / Wilton Terrace (Prussia & Manor Street)
- 39 (From Ongar Towards Burlington Rd) (Prussia & Manor Street)
- 39A (From Ongar Towards UCD Belfield) (Prussia & Manor Street)
- 70 From Dunboyne Towards Burlington Rd (Prussia & Manor Street)
- 46A (From Dun Laoghaire Towards Phoenix Park) (North Circular Road)
- 4 (From Monkstown Ave. Towards Harristown) (Broadstone)
- 83 (From Kimmage To Harristown) (Broadstone)
- 83a (From Kimmage To Harristown) (Broadstone)
- 140 From Palmerston Park Towards Ballymun (IKEA) (Phibsborough)
- 155 (From Bray Rail Station Towards IKEA (Phibsborough)
- 9 (From Limekiln Ave. Towards Charlestown) (Phibsborough)
Check www.dublinbus.ie for up to date timetable information.
Try the Dublin Bus journey planner to find your best bus route to a TU Dublin campus. There is real time information available as to when the next bus will arrive at your stop. This is available on https://dublinbus.ie/RTPI/ all you have to do is find your local bus stop using the map and click on it to find out when the next buses will be arriving.
Bus Connects is a new bus network in Dublin which will improve the existing Transport for Ireland (TFI) network by providing enhanced bus services with high frequency spines linking local, orbital and radial routes. The TFI H Spine and C Spine both serve Dublin City Centre, including Abbey St, Tara St. and Aston Quay.
Bus Eireann are the national coach operator and serve all major cities from Dublin. When you arrive in Dublin you will generally arrive at one of two places - the Quays or Busaras. Some commuter services serve St. Stephens Green during peak times, giving good access to southside campuses.
There are two types of rail networks which can be used within the Greater Dublin Area (DART and Commuter trains).
Irish Rail and DART stations at Heuston, Connolly, Broombridge, Pearse Street and Tara Street are all within a 30-minute walking distance to the campus and are also close to bus and Luas connections that will take you to Grangegorman.
Rail timetables are available on IrishRail.ie
The Leap Card is the best way to pay your train fare and save money. The Leap Card can be used for DART and Commuter train journeys within the ‘Short Hop Zone’, which stretches as far as Balbriggan, Greystones, Celbridge and Maynooth.
Using a Leap Card on the train - For the best fare remember to ‘touch on’ when boarding and ‘touch off’ when alighting at the gates or platform poles!
For discount student fares you will need a Student Travel Card.
Grangegorman is just a few Luas stops from O'Connell Street, and the quickest way to get to campus is by taking the Green Line Luas. Broadstone - University or Grangegorman stops are closest to the campus. If you are near the Red Line, you can also take that to the Smithﬁeld stop, and Grangegorman is just a ten-minute walk away.
TU Dublin promotes cycling as a viable travel option for both students and staff, and 1 in 10 TU Dublin students cycle to college. It's a great way to keep ﬁt and save money in college. Use the Transport for Ireland Cycle Planner app to identify the shortest, safest route to campus.
There are safe, secure bike racks provided across the Grangegorman campus, but if you don't want to invest in a bike, Dublinbike stands are located right outside the campus's main entrance. You can hire a dublinbike by purchasing either a 1-day ticket, 3-day ticket or taking out an annual subscription. Full details on all dublinbike ticket options are available here.
The Grangegorman Campus is car-free, and there are no parking spaces available to students or visitors. However, Pay & Display spaces are in the North Circular Road and the Park House car parks. The University has also agreed on a special all-day rate of €9 per day in the Parkrite car park in Smithfield, and a validator is installed in Rathdown House.
The Journey Planner App from Transport for Ireland provides journey planning, timetable and travel information from all licensed public transport providers across Ireland. Download the Real Time Ireland App, which integrates all real-time arrival information services from Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, DART, Iarnród Éireann and Luas services.
For travel by bus, Luas, or DART, get a Leap Card for convenience and to save money. Remember, you can save even more if you use a Child Leap Card until you turn 19! You can download the Leap Card Top-Up App and instantly check your balance, top up your card.
All Irish taxis can be verified by using the TFI Drive Check app to make sure the taxi you are taking has been registered. The app also lets you email a friend with your trip details.