Getting There (Public Transportation) & Car Parks


Dublin Bus provides a wide choice of bus routes to and from the outskirts of the Phoenix Park. 

Bus stops are located at the following points outside the Park's walls:


To stop on the Castleknock Road and enter the Phoenix Park through the Castleknock Gate:

          Route No. 37 - From Hawkins St. to Blanchardstown Road South


To stop on the Navan Road and enter the Phoenix Park through the Ashtown Gate:

Route No. 37 - From Hawkins St. to Blanchardstown Road South
Route No. 38 - From Hawkins St. to Damastown
Route No. 39 - From Hawkins St. to Ongar
Route No. 70 - From Hawkins St. to Dunboyne

To stop next to the North Circular Road Gate:

Route No. 46 A - From UCD Belfield to Phoenix Park - Infirmary Road - North Circular Road Gate

To stop near Parkgate Street, Islandbridge Turnstile and Chapelizod Gate:

Route No. 25 - From Pearse St to Lucan (Dodsboro)
Route No. 26 - From Pearse St to Palmerstown (Cherry Orchard)


Rail and Luas

From Heuston Station it is a short walk to the Parkgate Street entrance of the Park.

Rail - Regional and Commuter trains serve Heuston Station on a regular basis.

Luas - Heuston or Museum Stop on the Red Line (Connolly Station to Tallaght)

From Connolly Station commuter trains operate on a regular basis to Ashtown and Phoenix Park
Train Stations
, both of which are in close proximity to the Park.

Car Parks

Car parks are provided for visitors to the Park and are situated at the Papal Cross, the Lord's Walk and the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre.  We request that visitors make use of these car parks and do not park on footpaths, bicycle lanes, double yellow lines or adjacent to junctions.

Car parks open at 10.00am.  The car park on the Lord's Walk, next to Dublin Zoo, closes at 8.00 pm

Gas Lamp


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