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Match Day & Concert Transport

There are a number of ways to travel to Croke Park on match days and concerts. It is important to plan your journey in advance to avoid any delays. Where possible, we encourage you to use sustainable methods of transport to and from the stadium. We would recommend you to use the Transport for Ireland journey planner which gives the most suitable public transport option for your journey. You can find the transport planner here or download the new TFI app.

If you intend on driving to Croke Park for a match or concert, please take note that the roads surrounding the stadium are residential roads. Car parking is limited, and restrictions are in place on match days/concerts.

Increased traffic volumes and local road closures before, during and after events cause signifcant delaysin the area, so it is a good idea to plan your journey in advance.

On this webpage, we provide as much information for spectators to plan their journey to Croke Park. This includes transport and parking options from third parties such as Irish Rail/Dublin Bus and private car parks such as Q-Parks & Park Rite.

Visitors to Croke Park should note there is no official partnerships between the stadium and any of these service providers and the stadium is not involved in the management of any of their event day transport offers. They are included solely as an option for visitors to consider in their journey planning.


The stadium is well sign posted from the city and from cordon entry points. Spectators can plan their walking route by using Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps


Complimentary bike racks are available in the Cusack and Davin Car Parks.

City Bike Scheme

Dublin City Bike stations are located at North Circular Road ( 2 x stations) and the Mater Hospital both of which are within walking distance of the stadium. More information can be found here: https://www.dublinbikes.ie/en/mapping


There is no car park onsite at the stadium. Increased traffic volumes and local road closures before, during and after events cause significant delays in the area. Where possible car pooling to and from games is encouraged.

There are limited parking options in the immediate vicinity of the stadium and as such journeys should be planned well in advance. The Clonliffe College site is closed and parking is no longer available at the College.

Spectators should be considerate of residents and should not park in residential areas. Roads surrounding the stadium are monitored during matches and events. Any car parked illegally will be clamped or removed and the issuing of on-the-spot parking fines is in operation on local streets during stadium events. Spectators are asked to be mindful of residents by behaving in an appropriate manner when coming to and going from the stadium.

Parking Options

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

The car park is open for 2 hours before all events and 1 hour after events.

City Centre Car Parks

Q-Park at The Spire car park on Marlborough Street offers a special parking rate of only €9 for parking for 9 hours (from time of entry) or €12 for up to 24hrs parking (arrive any time) 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 at The Spire is open 24 hours. For more information, please click HERE

Park Rite at the Parnell Centre Car Park offer a special match-day rate of €9 parking for those attending games at Croke Park. For more information, please click HERE

Accessible Parking

There are a limited number of car parking spaces for those with accessible needs onsite in Croke Park. Those with accessibility parking requirements must apply for accessible parking passes before 5pm on the Wednesday of the match weekend. Requests after this date cannot be facilitated. Accessible parking is not guaranteed and passes are issued on a match-by-match basis and on requirements and availability. Priority will be given to blue badge holders. A blue badge alone, is not sufficient to gain entry to the accessible car park, spectators must also be in possession of a valid Croke Park Accessible Parking Pass.

To apply for an accessible parking pass spectators should click here and complete the application form. (Enquiries for accessibility parking passes can only be facilitated via the form, ticket details and car registration numbers must also be supplied)

For more information, please click HERE

Details of approach routes to the parking facility are printed on the back of the parking pass. Parking passes will be issued to successful applicants the Friday before the game and will be scanned on arrival. Entrance to the accessible parking area closes 2 hours prior to the commencement of the event due to road closures implemented by An Garda Siochana.


Spectators should be aware that road closures are in operation on match days/concerts and taxis will not be permitted to enter the cordon.

Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus offers a high-frequency, accessible and easy to use service from all over Dublin. Many services operate very close to Croke Park. Real Time Information can be found by downloading the Dublin Bus App to your phone.

For more information, please click HERE

Bus Routes serving Croke Park
1, H1, H2, H3, 7, 11, 13, 14, 16, 27/A/B, 29A, 31/A/B, 32, 33, 40/B/D, 41/B/C, 42, 43, 44, 53, 123, 130

Bus Éireann

For spectators who are travelling from outside Dublin, Bus Éireann provides a nationwide bus service and private coach hire options. Up to date information about their schedules and services can be found HERE.

Private Coach

Coaches are not permitted to drop off or pick up passengers on any of the main arterial routes around the stadium. This is strictly enforced by the Garda Traffic Corps on event days.

Mountjoy Square is no longer available for coach parking. Coach drivers should plan their journey accordingly and plan where they are going to park. Information on coach parking and coach drop off & pick up points is available from Dublin City Council - For more information please click HERE.


Both the DART and LUAS networks provide an excellent service from many different parts of Dublin.  In most cases 'park & ride' is available at various stations along the route.

For more information on Park and Ride sites please click HERE.

The Luas Red Line stop at Connolly Station is just a 15-minute walk (1.3km) to Croke Park. The stadium is a similar walking distance from both Parnell and Marlborough stops on the Luas Green Line.

For more information, please click HERE.

Irish Rail

Iarnród Éireann provides rail services for anyone travelling to Croke Park from connected locations around the country.  Special trains are also provided on event days. Extra local services operate to and from Maynooth station on event days.  All supporters using this service are asked to use designated carparks only.

For more information, please click HERE.