MaynoothÂ lies just 33km south-west of Dublin Airport, around 40 minutes travel time by car.Â Over 50 airlines operate from 170 destinations toÂ Dublin Airport, with up to 600 flights per day.Â Visit theÂ Dublin AirportÂ website for flight details.
The Airport Hopper is aÂ daily shuttle bus serviceÂ to and from Dublin Airport. For further information and timetables accessÂ their website
By Dublin Bus
Maynooth is served byÂ two Dublin BusÂ routesÂ â€“ theÂ 66Â and theÂ 67. Both of theseÂ buses depart from MerrionÂ Square in Dublin and run frequent services to the town.Â TheÂ 66x is an express service.
Both bus routes are the same until they reach Lucan; from here the 66 travels to Maynooth via Leixlip, and the 67 via Celbridge. Â See theÂ Dublin BusÂ website for full details or seeÂ Â Â Maynooth University Transport Guide 2015-2016: Dublin BusÂ
Maynooth lies on the Western SuburbanÂ railway line which serves the four DublinÂ city centre stations (Pearse Station, Tara St,Â Connolly Station and Docklands) as well asÂ twelve other suburban stations;Â Drumcondra,Â Broombridge, Ashtown, Navan Rd. Parkway,Â Castleknock, Coolmine, Clonsilla, Hansfield,Â Dunboyne, M3 Parkway, Leixlip Confey andÂ Leixlip Louisa Bridge, making it a quickÂ and convenient way to get to Maynooth University.
This railway line also serves: Sligo, Collooney, Ballymote, Boyle, Carrick-on-Shannon, Dromod, Longford, Edgeworthstown, Mullingar, Enfield, Kilcock.Â The South Campus is approximatelyÂ five minutes walk from Maynooth train station and the North Campus approximately ten minutes walk.Â Visit the Irish Rail website for train times.
We strongly advise that you only drive a car to the university if you need to i.e. if you have no alternative mode of transport. Parking spaces are limited in numbers and as such we ask that you think of others who have no alternative but to use their car to commute to the university. See Parking & Traffic Management for more information.
Maynooth is situatedÂ 25km from Dublin city centre. Take junction 7 (signposted Maynooth/Straffan/Naas) off the M4 and follow the signs to Maynooth.
Turn left in the centre of the town and the gates to the South Campus are directly ahead of you. To reach the North Campus, take the left in the centre ofÂ the town, then turn right, take the next left and the entrance is on your right.
DesignatedÂ Permit Parking is in forceÂ on our campus. Information and permits may be purchased on theÂ Traffic ManagementÂ websiteÂ