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.
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 webpages for timetables and updated routes:
- Local and National Services: Bus Eireann (route 174, 174B) www.buseireann.ie or Expressway (route 100X) www.expressway.ie
- Services from North of Ireland: Translink www.translink.co.uk
- Local Services: Halpenny Travel www.halpennytravel.com
- Dublin, Drogheda, Dundalk: Matthews Coach www.matthews.ie
- Meath, Cavan, Louth, Dublin: Royal Breffni Tours www.royalbreffnitours.com
- Ardee, Dundalk: Finlay Coaches www.finlaycoaches.com
- Carrickmacross - Dundalk: Finegan Coaches http://robbiefinegancoaches.goldenpages.ie/
- Newry - Dundalk: East Coast Travel www.eastcoasttravel.ie
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
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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. View Shuttle Service Timetable.
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