Getting To DkIT

Getting to DkIT

Travelling to Dundalk Institute of Technology has never been easier with the first-class road network linking Dublin with Belfast. With the
M1 motorway only 3 minutes’ drive from the campus and it takes just 45 minutes from Dublin Airport to DkIT by car and just under 1 hour
from Dublin or Belfast City Centre. Dundalk also has great rail and bus connections.

Arriving by Bus:

There are a large number of buses servicing the DkIT and Dundalk area daily. Some of the routes include:

Route 1 Moynalty, Kells, Navan, Wilkinstown, Castletown, DkIT 
Route 2 Bailieborough, Kingscourt, Kilmainamwood, Nobber, Drumconrath, DkIT 
Route 3 Trim, Navan, Slane, Collon, DkIT
Route 4 Dún-a-Rí Gates, Kingscourt Road, Ballalley, Magheracloone Chapel, Referagh, Boylands Cross, DkIT
Route 5 Carrickmacross, Essexford, Knockbridge, DkIT
Route 6 Philipstown, Ardee, DkIT
Route 7 Dublin, Drogheda, DkIT
Route 8 Clonee, Dunboyne, Dunshaughlin, Ashbourne, Ratoath, Duleek, DkIT
Route 9 Kingscourt, Corduff, Carrickmacross, DkIT
Route 10 Annagassan, Castlebellingham, Dromiskin, Muirhevnamor, DkIT
Route 11 Monaghan, Castleblayney, Dundalk, DkIT
Route 12 Galway, Athlone, Mullingar, Athboy, Navan, Dundalk
Route 13 Omeath, Carlingford, Greenore, Dundalk
Route 14 Ardee, Tallanstown, Louth, Knockbridge, Dundalk
Route 15 Newry, Dundalk
Route 16 Armagh, Dundalk
Route 17 Belfast, Sprucefield, Banbridge, Newry, Dundalk

Please check out following homepages for timetables and updated routes:
Bus Eireann   Local and National Services
Translink   Services from North of Ireland
Halpenny Travel   Local Services
Matthews Coach   Dublin, Drogheda, Dundalk
Royal Breffni Tours   Meath, Cavan, Louth, Dublin
Finlay Coaches   Ardee, Dundalk
Finegan Coaches   Carrickmacross - Dundalk
East Coast Travel   Newry - Dundalk


Train Services:

Dundalk is served by the mainline train route between Belfast and Dublin.Trains run daily. Check out schedules on the Irish Rail Website link. The Institute is a 25 minute walk from Dundalk's Clarke Train station.


From Dublin Airport

Taxi - 35-40 minute journey of approx 40 miles.
Bus - Buses Travel directly from Dublin Airport to Dundalk.Check out schedules on the Bus Eireann website link. There is also a bus from the airport that stops right outside the college.
Car - Follow the M1, direction north towards Belfast. Take Exit 16 and follow the signs to Dundalk. Turn left at XEROX junction. DkIT is half a mile along on the right hand side. See here for more details and interactive journey planning.

Cycling to DkIT

DkIT is keen to promote cycling as a viable alternative to car based transport. There is a number of bike sheds throughout the campus as well as changing facilities.

Driving to DkIT

On the main Dublin to Belfast motorway leave at junction 16 (signposted Ardee, Dundalk South). Take exit signposted Dundalk (N52) and continue through a set of traffic lights, heading towards Dundalk. Go through roundabout, taking first exit and when you reach Dundalk turn left at XEROX junction (first set of traffic light). DkIT is half a mile along on the right hand side.


Parking at DkIT

If you are coming by car please note that DkIT operates a pay and display parking system. Car Parks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 all operate on pay and display. Car Parks 1 and 8 are reserved for DkIT staff only, while Car Park 9 is free for all DkIT Students and Staff (See Campus Map ). Please be aware that your car might be clamped if your car is not parked in a designated car parking space or if you park your car without a valid permit and or parking ticket. The charge at present is set at 30 cent per hour, two euro per day or eight euro per week. The payment of a daily or weekly rate does not guarantee a parking space.

Free Shuttle Services - DkIT Sport to DkIT Campus

If carparks are full, students and visitors can park their cars (free of charge) at the carpark at DkITSport. A free shuttle bus operates throughout the day from Monday to Friday."