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Getting Around

When it comes to getting around, South Dublin has plenty options for you, whether you prefer to walk, cycle, use public transport or drive.

South Dublin has excellent public transport infrastructure, which people can use to get to their desired destinations. The Luas Red Line allows you to get from Saggart and Tallaght into the city centre within 45 minutes. It is also possible to use this service to access DIT’s Grangegorman campus, as well as Dundrum and Sandyford.


Luas at Tallaght

South Dublin is also served by the Kildare to Dublin train line, where people can avail of this service at Adamstown Train Station and make their way to the city centre within 20 minutes.

The area is home to an excellent bus service, with all of South Dublin’s neighbourhoods benefiting from an extensive bus network and quality bus corridors, making the use of public transport a convenient means of getting around.

Cycling is increasingly becoming a popular way of getting around South Dublin. The 8.5km Grand Canal cycle route takes you from Lucan and Clondalkin all the way into the city, while design work on the Dodder Greenway is advancing, which will link Tallaght, Templeogue and Rathfarnham with the city centre.

Investment in the public realm in South Dublin’s neighbourhoods has also served to incentivise more people to walk, with notable improvements in connections and walking routes.

For those wishing to drive, South Dublin benefits from having an excellent road network, with the M50, N4 and N7 readily accessible.

Plan your journey to and around South Dublin County, click here for link to the NTA Journey Planner.