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Match Day & Concert Parking

We advise anyone travelling to matches or concerts to use public transport wherever possible. Increased traffic volumes and restrictions before, during and after the event cause significant delays in the area, so it is important to plan ahead.

For those who require parking close to the stadium, there are a number of options available along with various park-and-ride facilities and city centre carparks located further away.


Local Parking Options

O’Connell Schools’ Supervised Car Park, North Circular Road

Holds 300 cars and is open for 2 hours before all events and 1 hour after events.  (3 hours before concerts).  The cost is €10 for all Championship Matches/Concerts, €8 for League Games, €5 for School Finals and Intermediate/Junior Finals.


City Centre Parking


Park Rite

All day parking on event days is available at Park Rite locations across the city centre for €5 for match day patrons upon production of your match ticket.  

Visit Park Rite for more details and pre-booking.



Q-Park Clerys car park on Marlborough Street offers a special parking rate of only €6 for parking between 9am – 8pm or €8 for up to 24hrs parking on Match-Days in Croke Park throughout the GAA championship season. Patrons can avail of this offer by booking their parking online at www.q-park.ie. Q-Park Clerys is open 24 hours.

For more details on this offer click here.



Mater Hospital Car Park

The Mater Hospital car park at Eccles Street, Dublin 7 provides match rates by pre booking only at www.materparking.ie   Get directions to the Mater Hospital car park

Jervis Shopping Centre Car Park

The Jervis Shopping Centre car park on Jervis Street, Dublin 1 provides car parking for €3.00 per hour or €13 per day.


Other Car Parks


Hedigans (The Bryan Boru)

5 Prospect Rd, Dublin 9. €2 per hour. No day rate available (minimum €2).


Regency Airport Hotel

Swords Rd, Whitehall, €1 first hour, €2 per hour thereafter. Max €10 daily.


Smithfield Market Car Park

New Church Street Dublin 7.  €2.40 per hour or €12 per day.


Coach Parking

The closest coach parking facility is at Western Way (off the Phibsboro Road). Parking for coaches here is on a first come first served basis.  

Information on additional coach parking and coach drop off & pick up points in Dublin is also available from Dublin City Council - find out more

Coach drivers please note : It is not possible for coaches to drop off/pick up passengers on any of the main arterial routes around the stadium and this is strictly enforced by the Garda Traffic Corps on event days.

Park & Ride Information

Red Cow, Dublin 22.  €4 per day. Red Cow Park & Ride Location 
Citywest, Saggart, Co. Dublin.  €4 per day. Cheeverstown Park & Ride Location
Carrickmines Dublin 18. €2 per day. Carrickmines Park & Ride Location
Collins Barracks, Benburb St, Dublin 7.  National Museum of Ireland Location

1 hour €2
4 hours €5
All day €12
Car Park Opening Hours
Monday - Saturday 07:30 - 18:00 (gates close 18:30)
Sunday 13:00 - 17:30 (gates close 18:00)
There are 7 designated blue badge parking spaces.

Croke Park is just a cycle from the City Centre. The nearest Dublin Bike stations are located on North Circular Road and Mountjoy Square. There is bike storage in the Cusack Stand car park as well as a two-tier parking facility in the Davin Stand car park.

For further information visit Dublin Bikes.