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Maps and Transport Links to DIT

How do you want to get to DIT? Walking & Cycling | Bus | Luas | DART | Rail

DIT Transport Map or on the map above for the full DIT Transport Map in PDF form.

Due to the city-centre location, all of the DIT sites are easily accessible by Public Transport. The different DIT locations are shown on this map. Dublin Institute of Technology is a signatory of the Smarter Travel Charter and has committed to supporting staff and students who choose sustainable transport options to travel to college.

If you are new to Dublin, here is some information about getting around the city.

‌Walking and Cycling:

To check the fastest routes for walking or cycling to college there is a new journey planner at Hit the Road.ie  You will be provided with a number of routes to get you to your destination using various combinations of transport modes including the shortest possible route; the estimated time for your journey; and even the reduction in your carbon emissions! Check it out:

The map below shows all the cycleing facilities in Dublin.

Cycle Lane Map - OpenCycleMap.org

Feel like cycling but don't have your own bike?

We've got that covered too! DublinBikes provide very cheap city wide bike rental. There are a number of bike stations either outside or in close proximity to the main DIT Campuses. The scheme is €10 for year membership or if you're just visiting it's only€2 for 3 days usage! Find out more at DublinBikes.ie

Dublin Bikes Banner

Public Transport

The City Centre is well served by Bus, Dart, Rail and Luas.  Students can get discounts on travel on public transport.  The Student Travelcard gets discounts on Luas, Irish Rail, Dart and Dublin Bus.  Bus Eireann will issue student-price tickets upon production of your official DIT student card.

Bus

Dublin Bus - dublinbus.ie

For discount student fares you will need a Student Travel Card.

   

Dublin Bus serve the greater Dublin Area including part of Kildare and Wicklow. A number of frequent services serve DIT campuses directly. To find your way to a DIT campus by bus try the Dublin Bus journey planner. There is real time information available as to when the next bus will arrive at your stop. This is available on RTPI.ie - 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. If you are on a smartphone it is advisable to use rtpi.ie/text there is no map in order to reduce load time.

Bus Eireann - buseireann.ie

For discount student fares, you must present your valid DIT Student Card.

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. Bus Eireann Timetables / Stops

DART

Information regarding regarding DART services can be found on IrishRail.ie The main stations which you can use to get to DIT are: Pearse Street, Tara Street and Connolly.

Luas

For discount student fares you will need a Student Travel Card.


DIT Grangegorman Campus is now served by the Luas Green Line. In the future, the campus will be served by 2 Luas stops, Broadstone – DIT and Grangegorman. However, at the moment campus construction is ongoing close to Broadstone – DIT stop so it is recommended you use Grangegorman stop. Read on for walking routes.

If you’re travelling to the DIT Grangegorman campus, get off at Grangegorman stop on the Green Line or Smithfield stop on the Red Line for the current quickest pedestrian access to the Campus entrance. Please see below the three walking routes from Luas Stops to get to DIT Grangegorman Campus.

Walking Time from Luas Stops to DIT Grangegorman Campus Entrance

  • 4 mins walk from Grangegorman stop (Green Line)
  • 12 mins walk from Smithfield stop (Red Line)
  • Currently 17 mins walk from Broadstone DIT stop (Green Line)

Grangegorman Stop (Green Line)

Get off at Luas Grangegorman Stop (Green Line). The stop is approximately a 4 minute / 290 metre walk from DIT Grangegorman Campus

Smithfield Stop (Red Line)

Get off at Smithfield stop (Green Line). The stop is approximately a 12 minute / 1km walk from DIT Grangegorman Campus. 

Alternatively, you can change to the Green Line at Abbey Street stop and walk to O’Connell - GPO stop for Green Line trams to Grangegorman Stop. Grangegorman stop is approx. a 4 minute / 290 meter walk from DIT Grangegorman Campus.

Broadstone - DIT (Green Line)

Due to ongoing campus construction walking from Broadstone – DIT stop is not the quickest route to DIT Grangegorman Campus. 

The current, quickest walk from a Luas Green Line stops to DIT Grangegorman Campus is Grangegorman stop. The stop is approximately a 4 minute / 290 meters walk. 

Access from Broadstone – DIT is currently possible but it is approximately a 17 minute / 1.3km walk. 

Later this year Broadstone - DIT stop will be the main stop for DIT Grangegorman when the campus construction works in that area are completed. Please check with www.dit/news.ie for the latest news on these works.

Rail

For discount student fares you will need a Student Travel Card.

There are 2 central railway stations in Dublin; Heuston and Connolly Stations. Rail timetables are available on IrishRail.ie

From Heuston

If you are arriving from cities in the south and west like Cork, Galway, Limerick and Waterford your train will arrive in Heuston Station. Upon arrival you should exit the station and board either the Red Luas towards The Point or Bus number 145 towards Kilmacanogue.

You should take the Luas to either the Jervis or Abbey Street stops, both are within minutes walk of the main DIT campuses.

You should exit the Bus on Dame Street outside the Central Bank if you are going to the northside campuses (Bolton St, Mountjoy Square and Cathal Brugha, Temple Bar) or else on St. Stephens Green East for the southside campuses (Aungier St and Kevin St).

From Connolly

If you are arriving from cities in the north and west such as Sligo, Longford and Belfast your train will arrive at Connolloy Station. You have a number of options for travelling to your DIT campus.

If you are traveling to the southside campuses (Aungier St, Kevin St, Temple Bar and Rathmines) you can take Dublin Bus 128 (15) from outside the train station to College Street or St. Stephens Green and continue on foot by walking to the top of stephens green, then take a right, keep walking until you cross the Luas tracks, continue along that road until the next junction. If going to Aungier Street turn right and the building is across the road on the left. If going to Kevin Street continue straight ahead and it is the large building at the end on the left.

If you are travelling to the northside campuses the quickest way is to walk. For Cathal Brugha St leave the station and cross the road to Talbot Street, keeping walking until you reach the Spire on O'Connell St. take a right and when you see the Irish Aid building take a right for Cathal Brugha Street.

For Bolton Street, cross the road onto Talbot Street, keep walking until you reach the spire, continue across O'Connell Street onto Henry Street and walk all the way to the end, at Penneys turn right and walk towards the cinema, turn left and follow the road around the side of the cinema until you reach the front of Bolton Street.

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