Maynooth is served by two Dublin Bus routes – the 66 and the 67. Both of these buses depart from Merrion Square in Dublin and run frequent services to the town. Please note Routes 66A, 66B don’t go to Maynooth.
Maynooth lies on the Western Suburban railway line which serves the four Dublin city centre stations (Pearse Station, Tara St, Connolly Station and Docklands) as well as twelve other suburban stations; Drumcondra, Broombridge, Ashtown, Navan Rd. Parkway, Castleknock, Coolmine, Clonsilla, Hansfield, Dunboyne, M3 Parkway, Leixlip Confey and Leixlip Louisa Bridge, making it a quick 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.
The South Campus is approximately five minutes walk from Maynooth train station and the North Campus approximately ten minutes walk.
Maynooth is situated 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 of the town, then turn right, take the next left and the entrance is on your right.
Guests have two options for parking:
- You may use “Pay and Display” car parks where they must pay a tariff to park. The rate is €1.00 for the first hour, and then €1.50 per hour afterwards, with a maximum payment of €10 per day. Pay and Display zones can be found in Car Park 2 and designated areas of Car Park 9.
- Guests may also park for free in the overflow car parks located on Moyglare Road.
A campus map of car parks is available from Maynooth University’s website. Refer to the map below for walking directions to campus from the overflow car park.