BusDún 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.
RailTravel 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.
TaxiDalkey 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
CarThe 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.
ParkingPay and Display parking system applies within the town and harbour areas in Dun Laoghaire. The following private car parks are aslo available:
dlr LexIconEntrance off Queen’s Road
Mon-Sun: 8am – 8pm
Rates: €2.40 per hour (All day partking - Saturday & Sunday €6)
PavilionMon - 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 CentreMon – Weds & Sat: 08:30am – 07:00pm
Thurs & Fri: 08:30am – 9:00pm
Sun: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Bloomfields Shopping CentreMon - Sun: 07:00am – 10:00pm
IMC @ BloomfieldsMon – Sun: 09:00am – 12:00am
FlyDublin 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.
SailDaily 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.