A whole new way to see Dublin: Cityscape Luxury Sightseeing Tours - stopping at Aviva Stadium.
Aviva Stadium is located in the leafy suburb of Dublin, Ballsbridge just over one mile from St Stephen's Green. The ground itself is a landmark known to all Dubliners.
The Aviva Stadium is accessible by a selection of public transport routes including a DART stop right at the Stadium. Should you need to drive, we do provide limited first come first serve parking for tour visitors and meetings and events attendees only. Please note where your event is being held and follow relevant car parking signage. The main car park is located at the entrance off Lansdowne Road.
Arriving by Rail
The easiest way to travel directly to the ground is to take the DART. The line actually runs under the West stand of the stadium and stops at Lansdowne Road Station itself. From Dublin city centre, visitors to Aviva Stadium can take the DART southbound from Pearse Station on Westland Row, Tara St Station or Connolly Station. Connolly Station provides a link with the city's tram system, the LUAS.
Arriving on Foot
To reach the stadium by foot from St Stephen's Green, matchgoers walk up Merrion Row, Baggot St Lower, Baggot St Upper and cross the Grand Canal at Baggot St Bridge. They then walk straight on down Pembroke Road and cross the road at the junction of Northumberland and Merrion Roads where the Ballsbridge lnn (Formerly Jury's Hotel) is prominently located.
Arriving by Bus
The main Dublin Bus routes that serve Ballsbridge from the city centre are the 4, 7 and 8 from O'Connell Street and O'Connell Bridge.
Arriving by Road
From Nassau Street at Trinity College (city centre), travel along Merrion Square and Lower Mount Street. Cross the canal and continue along Northumberland Road to the second set of lights. Turn left onto Lansdowne Road. Continue through the next junction. Aviva Stadium is on your left. From outside the city, travel through the M50 roundabout towards city centre. Follow south city signs to the Grand Canal. Travel alongside the canal to the Baggot Street Bridge. Turn left onto Upper Baggot Street, through Pembroke Road to traffic lights. Straight over Lansdowne Road, cross over the DART lines and the stadium is on the left.
Arriving by Air
Dublin Airport is 6.3 miles from Aviva Stadium. The Air Coach provides a 24 hour coach service from Dublin Airport to the nearby D4 Inn (formerly Jury's Hotel) on Lansdowne Road only a short walk from the stadium. Taxis are available outside the arrival hall at Dublin Airport. For those travelling by car from Dublin Airport, follow all directions for Dublin City as you exit Dublin Airport. Cross the motorway and take the slipway down onto the M1. On the motorway stay in right hand lane and take Port Tunnel (charges vary depending on time of day - ensure you have Euros) After the toll, continue past theO2 Arena on right and cross East Link Toll Bridge. Soon after passing through the toll booths turn right at the roundabout. Continue to the second set of traffic lights. Travel straight across, this junction to another T junction. Turn left then take an immediate right onto Newbridge Avenue. Continue to the mini roundabout on the right and you will see the stadium.
Arriving by Ferry Dun Laoghaire - Stena Line
The most convenient way to travel from Dun Laoghaire to the ground is to take the DART. For those travelling by car from Dun Laoghaire, follow all directions for Dublin City along the coast with the sea on your right. Follow the signs for Ballsbridge, passing the RDS on your left. Go through two sets of traffic lights and take a right at the D4 Hotel and onto Lansdowne Road and the stadium is on your right.
Arriving by Ferry Dublin Port - Stena Line
There is a free courtesy coach to take you to Dublin city centre stopping at Connolly Station, where you can take the DART (www.irishrail.ie). For those travelling by car from Dublin port, follow the signs for the Eastlink, continue past O2 Arena on your right and cross East Link Toll Bridge. Soon after passing through the toll booths turn right at the roundabout. Continue to the second set of traffic lights. Travel straight across this junction to another T junction and turn left, then immediately right onto Newbridge Avenue. Continue to a roundabout and take a right to the stadium.
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