5 mins walk from Maynooth train station


number of daily private bus services


30 minutes from Dublin

cycle friendly campus


Sustainable travel

Maynooth is a major destination in North Kildare, whether you are studying, visiting the historic town or just shopping and there are a few ways to get here depending on how you like to travel.

There are a range of travel options for students and visitors to get here safely, economically and, of course, sustainably. The campus is easily accessible by bus and train and, if you’re local, on foot or by bicycle.

Train services

Maynooth lies on the Western Commuter Line, which serves the four Dublin city centre stations: Pearse Street Station, Tara Street, Connolly Station and Docklands. It also serves thirteen other suburban stations:

Drumcondra, BroombridgePelletstownAshtown, Navan Road Parkway, Castleknock, CoolmineClonsillaHansfield, Dunboyne, M3 Parkway, Leixlip Confey and Leixlip Louisa Bridge. The new Luas Broombridge Interconnector links Maynooth to the Red and Green Luas Lines. 

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Direct bus links to the campus

Maynooth is served by the C-SPINE Dublin Bus route(s). 

A range of bus operators organise daily and weekly coach services to the campus – timed to fit in with lectures. The map below indicates the locations which have direct transport links to and from the campus. See the website for contact details of the bus operators who will provide you with the most up-to-date information. 

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If moving to Maynooth is not an option for you, then commuting might be.

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