Getting To UCD

Belfield, the main Univeristy College Dublin campus is located on a 132 hectare site, 4km south of Dublin city centre.


Dublin is served by Dublin International Airport, which is located north of Dublin City Centre. There are frequent connecting buses from the airport to the city centre, inlcuding a special shuttle service which brings passengers directly to Busáras (Central Bus Station, Dublin).

Aircoach operates a service from Dublin Airport to Leopardstown / Sandyford / Stillorgan which passes UCD.


Dublin is served by two main railway stations: Connolly Station and Heuston Stations. There are frequent connecting services from Heuston Station to the city centre. It is a short walk from Connolly Station to O'Connell Street, where the Dublin Bus numbers 3, 10 and 11B can be boarded for UCD.


Dublin Bus numbers 3, 10, 11B, and the 17 all provide direct services to the Belfield campus. The numbers 3, 10 and 11B can be boarded at O'Connell Street. For timetable information please visit Dublin Bus and search for "University College Dublin".

Bus Éireann provides a nationwide bus service, with most major areas having a regular link to Dublin. The majority of Dublin services terminate in Busáras (Central Bus Station, Dublin) from where it is a short walk to O'Connell Street for connecting buses to UCD.

Bus Éireann operates two free daily shuttle services from UCD, Belfield Campus to Busáras. These services operate daily to Busáras, during the college term and are available for holders of valid Bus Éireann tickets only. In addition to this, several services from the Greater Dublin area directly serve UCD, Belfield Campus.


There are usually an adequate number of taxis in operation in the city centre at any given time. It is possible to hail a taxi from the street, but convenient taxi ranks are located on O'Connell Street, Middle Abbey Street, Dame Street and St Stephens Green.