How to get to Temple Street
Temple St, Children’s University Hospital is based in a city centre location. As there is no onsite parking, we give details below of a number of other ways you can travel to our hospital. We suggest you use public transport or taxis where possible.
Travelways Commuter Centre
Temple Street Children’s University Hospital
Tel.: (01) 878 4490
The Travelways Commuter Centre provides information, services, and communication around all aspects of travelling to and from the hospital. The Commuter Centre forms part of an overall programme designed to improve access, reduce congestion and car usage amongst staff and visitors. The Hospital is committed to addressing transport and access issues in the context of ongoing developments. A Travel Plan is being implemented to develop a sustainable transport policy. This will enable informed choices to be made on using alternatives to the private car travelling to work or to visit a patient.
Dublin Bus provides a frequent and accessible service from all over Dublin; our hospital is easily accessed by a number of bus routes. Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Matthews Coaches have a number of stops conveniently located near the hospital and many others that will get you to the city centre, which is within a 15 minute walk from the hospital.
Visitors to Temple Street can park in Q-Park (also known as Cleary’s Cark Park), Marlborough Street , D1 (access via Cathal Bruagh Street) for up to 24 hours for €6 with tickets validated in the hospital. €1 from every ticket will be donated to Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. Please see http://www.q-park.ie/parking-with-q-park/our-parking-facilities/dublin/q-park-clerys
Alternative parking, within walking distance, is available at Parnell Street, ILAC Centre, Arnotts, Jervis Centre car parks.
There is no public car park at the Temple St, Children’s University Hospital. While there is limited on-street parking around the hospital we advise you not to bring a car if possible. For details on parking in Dublin City, click here.
There is a collection point for children and visitors outside the main entrance of our hospital
On-street disabled parking spaces are available outside the hospital on Temple Street. Accessible bus routes as identified in the bus chart. Local train stations are wheelchair accessible
You can access Dublin Bus timetable information by text- Bustxt and is available on all Irish networks. Bustxt is easy to use, reliable and quick to reply. Send BUS followed by your route number e.g. ‘BUS 16a’ to 53503 for the times of the next 16a.
Busáras, the main Bus Terminal in the city, is a 20 minute walk from the hospital. All provincial buses may be accessed from Busáras.
|Eccles Street||121||Drimnagh – Cabra|
|Dorset St||3||Sandymount/UCD -Whitehall|
|11/11A/11B||Clonskeagh – Glasnevin|
|16/16A||Rathfarnham – Santry|
|13/13A||Ballymun – Merrion Sq.|
|40/40A/40D||Finglas – City Centre|
|122||Drimnagh – Cabra|
|41/41B/41C||Swords – City Centre|
|33||Balbriggan – City Centre|
|746||Dun Laoghaire– Airport|
|Berkeley Road||10/10A||UCD -PhoenixP ark|
|120||Cabra – City Centre|
|38/38A||Hawkins St.– Blanchardstown|
|Mountjoy Sq||46A||Phoenix Park–Dun Laoghaire|
|46B||Mountjoy Sq – Sandyford Est|
|46E||Mountjoy Sq – Blackrock Station|
Bus Eireann Busáras is a 20 minute walk from the hospital. All provincial buses are accessible from Busáras. Buses for Cavan, Navan, Kells, Trim, Ratoath, Dunshaughlin, Ashbourne, Athboy, Granard, Balbriggan & Drogheda stop locally. Matthews Coaches Serving Dundalk, Drogheda, Bettystown & Laytown – stops locally.
TRAIN & TRAM
Irish Rail and Luas provide an excellent service to the hospital from various parts of Dublin. In many cases, parking is available at stations along the route. The Rail and Luas services will all bring you within easy walking distance of the hospital.
- Drumcondra Station 10 min walk
- Connolly Station 15-20 min walk
- Heuston Station 40 min walk or
- Luas or bus to city centre + walk or taxi.
- Abbey Street Luas stop 10-15 min walk (Red Line – connects from Heuston Station)
Those wishing to cycle to the hospital may travel on various cycling lanes across the city. There are three Dublin bikes stations conveniently located nearby on Mountjoy Square, Hardwicke Street and at the top of Eccles Street.
Our hospital is near the city centre, within a 10/15 minute walk to O’Connell Street, Busáras, Connolly Station, Drumcondra Station and the red Luas line on Abbey Street (which serves Heuston Station).