- Match Day
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
Clonliffe College Car Park
The Clonliffe College car park is situated 5 minutes from Croke Park Stadium. The car park has 2,000 spaces which include 100 disabled spaces and is accessible via Drumcondra Road Lower. Parking is available for just €10 on specified match days on a first come, first served basis.
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
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.
There is on-street coach parking on the Alfie Byrne Road on the south side of Croke Park. There are two advised routes for coaches travelling to and from this coach parking area:
- M50 and via the Port tunnel
- M11 via the East Link Bridge
Match day patrons can disembark on the Alfie Byrne Road and coaches should remain there until the return of their passengers after the event finishes. There is also a limited coach parking facility at Western Way (off the Phibsboro Road). Parking for coaches here is on a first come first served basis.
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
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.