Getting Here

Mountains to Sea venues in Dún Laoghaire are dlr LexIcon and the Pavilion Theatre. Dún Laoghaire has excellent public transport connections and can be easily accessed by Bus, Rail, Air and Sea. Dún Laoghaire is also easily accessed by a comprehensive local and national road network.

If you are planning on visiting Dún Laoghaire for any festival events please use public transport.



Dún Laoghaire is serviced by Dublin Bus to and from Dublin City and Bray in Wicklow. There is also a comprehensive network covering the Dún Laoghaire Rathdown area. Nightlink services run on every hour on the hour from Trinity College from midnight to 3am on Saturday and Sunday nights.


Travel by DART from Dublin City Centre to Dún Laoghaire. The journey offers spectacular views of Dublin Bay. With trains running every 5 minutes during rush hour periods and every 15 minutes during the day, it is definitely one of the most convenient ways to arrive. DART also links up with Irish Rail and Luas tram services at Connolly Station. Irish Rail is the national rail service and operates services throughout the country including stops at Dún Laoghaire.


Dalkey Cabs: 285 4444
VIP Cabs: 284 4444
Blackrock Cabs: 288 9911
Cabs 2000: 269 1111
City Cabs: 872 7272
Dalkey Taxis: 285 7777 & 285 7799
City Cabs: 668 3333
NRC Taxis: 677 2222
Southside Cabs: 283 6622


The M50 is Dublin's C shaped semi-orbital motorway. Dún Laoghaire is located approximately 7 kilometers from the nearest junction with the motorway on its southern side. Dún Laoghaire is best accessed from Exit 16 (Loughlinstown/Cherrywood) of the M50 with a journey time in average traffic of approx. 15 minutes.. From Dublin City Centre take the N11 via Stillorgan or the N31 via Blackrock to Dún Laoghaire. All routes are well signposted.


Pay and Display parking system applies within the town and harbour areas in Dun Laoghaire. The following private car parks are aslo available:

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Entrance off Queen’s Road
Mon-Sun: 8am – 8pm
Rates: €2.40 per hour (All day partking - Saturday & Sunday €6)


Mon - Wed: 7.00am – 10:00pm
Thur: 7.00am – 11:00pm
Fri: 7:00am – 12:00pm
Sat: 7:00am – 11:00pm
Sun: 10:00am – 10:00pm

Dún Laoghaire Shopping Centre

Mon – Weds & Sat: 08:30am – 07:00pm
Thurs & Fri: 08:30am – 9:00pm
Sun: 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bloomfields Shopping Centre

Mon - Sun: 07:00am – 10:00pm

IMC @ Bloomfields

Mon – Sun: 09:00am – 12:00am


Dublin Airport located 22km to the north of Dún Laoghaire is the closest airport. The flight information page on the Dublin Airport website has full details for all airlines and schedules. Dún Laoghaire is served directly by Aircoach bus services from Dublin Airport. Dublin Bus also provides services from Dublin Airport to connect with DART rail at Connolly Station.


Daily ferry servies are operated by Irish Ferries and Stenaline between the UK and Ireland. If you are lucky enough to own your own boat Dún Laoghaire Marina has berthing facilities available.